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Close to 600 persons were on hand when Amtrak's Adirondack train pulled into the West Avenue railroad station yesterday in its inaugural run from New York to Montreal.

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In an about-face yesterday, the Saratoga Springs Chamber expressed support of a New York State route of a state-mandated train service from New York to Montreal. The chamber authorized Executive Vice President Joseph W. Dalton Jr. to put together the…

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Architecture is the direct result of the growth of a city. Each structure built in Saratoga Springs is a response to the changing economy and the expansion of a city.

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The new station will be three times the size of the old one. It will include a newstand, coffee, kiosk, gift shop and children's play area. There will be rotating artists and exhibits, and the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce will host an…

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After being presented with a 1059-signature petition opposed to the city's downtown transportation plan, the City Council on Tuesday tabled action on the proposal.

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Bicycle racks are scattered across downtown Saratoga Springs. The horse-headed rings, installed.beginning last year, are an ornamental version that can accomodate two bikes at once. The department of public works.

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Passenger trains cold once again cross the railroad bridge over the Hudson River at Mechanicville if a bi-state planning effort comes to fruition.

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Mayor Raymond Watkin reported last night that he has made what he feels to be his first major breakthrough in an effort to solve the critical gasoline shortage although it concerns only 'emergency-type' vehicles.

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In September. before the weather regularly became too cool and wet - like it was Wednesday - the Department of Public Safety painted new bike lanes on North Broadway.

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Many projects in the Capital Region are expected to benefit from funding announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday...$1.13 million - The City of Saratoga will construct its Greenbelt Trail Downtown Connector, incorporating cyclist, pedestrian, and…

Description of a few local areas to run, bike, and stroll.

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Officials announced Thursday that Alta Planning+Design of Saratoga Springs will be conducting a $60,000 study to develop a bicycle, pedestrian, and transit plan for the city.

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The city is taking steps to improve conditions to walk, bike or travel around via alternative transportation. Those efforts have been recognized with some national attention.

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BikeShare Week offers tours, provides free rides to the public.

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State provides $100,000 infusion

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The City Council on Tuesday endorsed city Supervisor Matthew Veitch's initiative to have the state make improvements to Route 50-North, including a separate walking and bicycle path along the busy arterial.

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Families with students at Geyser Elementary School will be able to walk or ride bikes to school starting next spring.

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Local officials gathered in the rain Thursday morning in Washington Park to formally kick off CDPHP Cycle!, a new initiative that will allow people in Albany, Schenectady, Troy and Saratoga Springs to rent bicycles from any of 41 stations as what the…

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A new study of the Route 50 corridor near the Saratoga Spa State Park recommends $1.5 million in improvements to pedestrian and bicycle access to the park and nearby city trails.

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Adirondack Trailways has rerouted its buses from Hamilton Street to Broadway, in response to a warning by the public safety department that the use of Hamilton Street is illegal.

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The logic, Greyhound Lines Inc. said, is that the CDTA, which owns the train station, uses it as a hub for city buses. The new location will make transfers between Greyhound and CDTA buses easier.

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A bus line that is expanding its expres service to Saratoga Springs will pick up passengers at 6:30 a.m. in front of Congress Park at the tourist booth on Broadway, and leave from New York at 8 p.m. for a return trip each day. A ticket will cost…

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The bus route planned to travel between Saratoga Springs and New York City has been cancelled, according to an announcement on the company's website.

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A new route system would be designed based on ridership data and the changes in development patterns since the last restructuring, as well as on public input.

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A new bus route that should help senior citizens and track workers get around the Saratoga Springs area debuted last week, to the praise of city officials and advocate groups.

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New routes, increased frequency and reduced travel time are highlights of a revamped public transportation system officials unveiled Tuesday.

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Hour of Saratoga sightseeing only costs $1 and is popular with the tourists

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Five national companies Wednesday proposed installing and managing the first paid parking in the city since it was removed in the 1970s.

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A pair of parking lots will be made more eco-friendly thanks to nearly $600,000 in stimulus money. This will include installing porous pavement and a natural catch basin.

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Instituting paid parking during a severe recession in this successful but seasonal downtown wil leither remake or destroy it, depending on who you ask. Some fear businesses will be harmed.

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The plan would generate income but many local businesses are concerned.

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Parking garage proposal halted; The Mouzon House which as solar collectors on its room would find itself in the shadows of the 5-story parking garage.

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A week after an advisory committee administered the last rites to the city's paid parking plan, the proposal was declared dead by the city council.

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A multi-use path to connect Northway and Congress Park
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