Walkway Over the Hudson http://wamc.org en Waterfront Park Opens In Poughkeepsie http://wamc.org/post/waterfront-park-opens-poughkeepsie <p>New York has a new public park - along the waterfront in Poughkeepsie. The park opened Saturday.</p> Sat, 16 Nov 2013 18:50:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 77953 at http://wamc.org Waterfront Park Opens In Poughkeepsie Walkway Launches Mobile Web Tour http://wamc.org/post/walkway-launches-mobile-web-tour <p>Now while you are strolling across the world’s largest elevated pedestrian bridge in New York, you can take a Web tour.</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 13:11:23 +0000 Allison Dunne 75970 at http://wamc.org Walkway Launches Mobile Web Tour Real-Time Hudson River Data Is Displayed On Walkway Over The Hudson http://wamc.org/post/real-time-hudson-river-data-displayed-walkway-over-hudson <p></p><p></p><p>A pedestrian bridge in New York has a new sign unveiled this week featuring real-time data about the Hudson River. Officials say the information will provide some useful facts to visitors while scientists monitor the river&rsquo;s changing conditions.</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:01:53 +0000 Allison Dunne 74873 at http://wamc.org Real-Time Hudson River Data Is Displayed On Walkway Over The Hudson NY Secretary Of State Walks The Walkway http://wamc.org/post/ny-secretary-state-walks-walkway <p>Plans are in the works to better link Walkway Over the Hudson to surrounding communities and to tourism dollars. New York’s Secretary of State toured the pedestrian bridge in the mid-Hudson Valley Monday, seeing projects and hearing pitches about how the bridge can span a larger vision of tourism in the state.</p><p>Those are officials speaking with Secretary of State Cesar Perales about the need to keep Walkway visitors in the region, directing them to other sites and attractions – as Walkway Over the Hudson Executive Director Elizabeth Waldstein-Hart puts it:</p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 18:23:27 +0000 Allison Dunne 72315 at http://wamc.org NY Secretary Of State Walks The Walkway NY Secretary Of State Visits Walkway Over The Hudson http://wamc.org/post/ny-secretary-state-visits-walkway-over-hudson <p>New York’s Secretary State was in two Hudson Valley counties this afternoon as he toured Walkway Over the Hudson.</p><p>Secretary of State Cesar Perales visited Walkway Over the Hudson, starting in Poughkeepsie, on the Dutchess County side. His visit was to see how Department of State projects that are already funded are progressing, and hear about where more money is needed.</p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 02:52:18 +0000 Allison Dunne 72266 at http://wamc.org NY Secretary Of State Visits Walkway Over The Hudson NY Secretary Of State To Tour Walkway Over The Hudson http://wamc.org/post/ny-secretary-state-tour-walkway-over-hudson <p>New York’s Secretary of State will be in the Hudson Valley Monday afternoon.</p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 11:26:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 72191 at http://wamc.org NY Secretary Of State To Tour Walkway Over The Hudson Construction Begins On Walkway Elevator http://wamc.org/post/construction-begins-walkway-elevator <p>POUGHKEEPSIE – A 21-story elevator is going to take visitors to the Walkway Over the Hudson from the Poughkeepsie side of the linear park later this year.</p><p>Public officials, Walkway representatives and volunteers ceremonially broke ground for the $2.4 million facility.</p><p>Walkway Executive Director Elizabeth Waldstein-Hart said they are elated to be adding yet another asset to the Walkway State Park.</p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 12:07:52 +0000 Hank Gross 67790 at http://wamc.org Construction Begins On Walkway Elevator Walkway Goes For Another World Record http://wamc.org/post/walkway-goes-another-world-record <p>Walkway Over the Hudson will be closed to the public Saturday morning for an attempt to break a world record. One has to register, for a fee, to participate.</p> Fri, 03 May 2013 17:08:56 +0000 Allison Dunne 63815 at http://wamc.org Walkway Goes For Another World Record Elevator to the Walkway expects to bring even more visitors http://wamc.org/post/elevator-walkway-expects-bring-even-more-visitors <p></p><p>POUGHKEEPSIE – When the elevator from the Poughkeepsie waterfront is constructed to the Walkway Over the Hudson, it is expected that the linear park over the Hudson River will become even more of a tourist attraction.</p><p>Grants are going to pay for the glass enclosed elevator that will lift people to the top of the bridge, said Walkway Executive Director Elizabeth Waldman Hart.</p><p>“The elevator will carry a maximum of about 20 people, but the ride will only be two minutes so there is quite a number of folks who will be able to go up and down over an hour’s time,” Hart said.</p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 12:58:35 +0000 Hank Gross 61150 at http://wamc.org Elevator to the Walkway expects to bring even more visitors Officials Debunk Reports of Walkway Pedestrian Fee http://wamc.org/post/officials-debunk-reports-walkway-pedestrian-fee <p></p><p></p><p>Some media reports&nbsp;Monday mention the possibility of imposing a pedestrian fee on Walkway over the Hudson - the longest, elevated pedestrian bridge in the world. Walkway connects Poughkeepsie, in Dutchess County, with Highland, in Ulster County, and has become a popular place for both locals and tourists. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne has more on how officials say there will be&nbsp;no such fee.</p><p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 00:01:57 +0000 Allison Dunne 55257 at http://wamc.org Officials Debunk Reports of Walkway Pedestrian Fee