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Lucas Willard / WAMC

It’s one of the country’s most lauded downtown stretches, but debate has heightened over street performers, the homeless, and panhandlers in recent years. Now, Saratoga Springs’ infamous sidewalk law may be revised. A public hearing on the measure was held Tuesday night in City Council chambers.

Hedley Project (artist's rendering).
First Columbia LLC

The Troy Industrial Development Agency Board met Friday and approved three projects for the "Hedley District."

  Jeff Speck has dedicated his career to determining what makes cities thrive. And he has boiled it down to one key factor: walkability.