Cycling the Erie Canal Bike Tour

Bicycle tour departingJuly 13-20, 2014
Buffalo to Albany

Have you noticed the all bicycles passing through Montezuma, Port Bryon, and Weedsport in previous Julys? Why not join them this year?

Riding the Canal TrailJoin people of all ages and from all over the country on July 13-20, 2014 for the 16th annual 8-day, 400-mile, Cycling the Erie Canal bike tour across New York State along the scenic and historic Erie Canal, named a National Heritage Corridor. Enjoy great scenery, interesting history, and unparalleled cycling. You’ll experience the canal and enjoy canal historians’ stories about the people, places and things that made life along the Erie Canal so unique in its day and so important to the history of New York State and the country.

The tour is scheduled to pass through Cayuga County on the morning of Wednesday, July 16. Ride along, or come wave from the trail side!

Find registration and everything you need to know online at: www.ptny.org/canaltour/
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Walk-Bike New York conference May 21-22 in Suffern

Walk-Bike New York: Encouraging Sustainable MovementThere is still time to register and attend! The late registration fee has been waived.

Creating walkable and bikeable environments requires an active collaboration of people with interests in safety, land use, economic development, transportation, education, law enforcement and health promotion. This two-day symposium will draw approximately 200 attendees from various disciplines and provide participants with the tools to work together to create walkable and bikeable communities in New York State.

Walk-Bike New York

May 21-22, 2014

Crowne Plaza, Suffern, NY

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Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) – Funding for Trails, Bikes, Sidewalks and More

The New York State Department of Transportation (NYS DOT) announced on February 10 that applications are being accepted for funding of trails, bicycle and pedestrian projects through the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP).
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