Adirondack Rail Corridor

Dave Lucas / WAMC

New York’s senior United States Senator is trying to use his clout to convince Amtrak to accommodate bicyclists on trains to Albany, Saratoga Springs and the North Country.  

Anyone who takes Amtrak from Boston to Portland knows about the railroad's "Bring Your Bicycle On Board" program. U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer says it makes good economic sense to roll the initiative out on Amtrak's Adirondack and Ethan Allen Trains as well.   

empirestatefuture.org

New York conservation and transportation regulators are beginning a review of how a 119-mile long rail line through the Adirondacks can be used in the future.