Hudson Valley News
7:52 am
Tue October 28, 2014

NY Bike And Pedestrian Projects Receive Funding

Credit Doug Kerr, flickr

Governor Andrew Cuomo Monday announced about $70 million in funding for 68 bicycle and pedestrian projects in New York, some of which is headed to the Hudson Valley.

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The Roundtable
10:50 am
Fri May 30, 2014

8th Annual Ride The Ridge Bike Challenge

  This Sunday, June 1st the High Meadow School, located in Stone Ridge, New York, will hold its 8th Annual Ride The Ridge Bike Challenge to raise funds to benefit the new High Meadow Performing Arts Center.

Bicycling Magazine has identified Ride the Ridge to its nationwide readership as one of the best cycling events in the month of June!

All bike routes go through Ulster County in the beautiful Hudson Valley beginning and ending at the High Meadow Performing Arts Center located on Rt. 209 in Stone Ridge, New York.

Here to tell us more are Michelle Hughes, Director of High Meadow School and Paul Rakov, Chairman of the Ride the Ridge Bike Challenge.

Capital Region News
12:59 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Albany Bike EXPO 2014

Credit WAMC Composite Photo by Dave Lucas

The future for bicycling throughout the tri-cities is bright. Just ask anyone who attended Sunday's Fourth Annual Bike Expo in Albany's Washington Park. 

The expo precedes National Bike to Work Day, an annual event across North America promoting the bicycle as a commuting option.  Bike to Work Day is coming up on May 16th.

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Capital Region News
11:49 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Green Your Commute

Tricyclist Fran Sheehan and NYS DEC Commissioner Joe Martens on "Green Commute Day" (Albany, NY May 17, 2013)
Credit WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Today is the day to embrace "People Power" across the land.

That "People Power" is being expressed as "pedal power" - it is "National Bike To Work Day," celebrated annually coast-to-coast on the third Friday in May, which happens to be National Bike Month. The New York adaptation is "Green Your Commute Day" - it is being championed by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens.

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New England News
5:49 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Berkshire Trail Expansion Fully Funded

Biking on Ashuwillticook Rail Trail
Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation

A combination of state, federal, and local funding has been collected to continue expanding biking trails in Berkshire County. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports…

The Ashuwillticook Rail Trail – a former railroad corridor that runs North to South from the Berkshire town of Adams through Cheshire to Lanesborough – will we be given a paved expansion to North Adams.

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The Roundtable
11:35 am
Mon June 18, 2012