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More municipalities react to court ruling

October 18, 2017
Municipalities expressing concerns about invalidation of 2016 Management Plan

Parks and Trails New York (PTNY) Asks State to Intervene

October 13, 2017
PTNY will continue to support the development of the Adirondack Rail Trail

Suit

September 30, 2017
The court has ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in all three of their complaints and has vacated the 2016 Unit Management Plan.

Does the State own the rail corridor?

May 16, 2017
There have been a number of claims that people along the corridor granted the State an easement on land that they owned, rather than receiving easements to cross the State-owned corridor. Here is the State’s position:

Unit Management Plan

April 28, 2017
NYSDEC Releases Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor Unit Management Plan

DEC Releases Draft Adirondack Rail Trail Plan

April 25, 2017
The Draft Adirondack Rail Trail Conceptual Plan has been released for public review and comment.

Stakeholders' Meeting minutes now available

April 6, 2017
Minutes of the Adirondack Rail Trail Stakeholders meetings

Trail Construction Planning Underway

March 19, 2017
Despite a Lawsuit That State Hopes to Resolve, the Adirondack Rail Trail Plans are Proceeding

New Bicycling Study

October 26, 2016
Another rural region's report on bicycling's economic impact

Last Train from Lake Placid

October 26, 2016
The Adirondack Scenic Railroad drove most, but not all, of its rolling stock out of Lake Placid this morning.

DEC Resolving title issues

October 20, 2016
NYS does not own four parcels needed to build the rail trail, but expects to resolve the issue and build the trail without delays.

Rail-Trail Suit Status

October 1, 2016
Adirondack Scenic Railway Suit Postponed until November 2

New AdirondackRailTrail Website

September 27, 2016
Interactive website now operational

APA Approves DEC/DOT proposed management plan for rail-trail

August 19, 2016
On February 12th the APA voted almost unanimously to support the proposed rail-trail between Lake Placid and Tupper Lake and the possible extension of rail service north from Big Moose to Tupper Lake

One Hundred Twelve Tupper Lake Businesses ask the State to implement its plan

August 19, 2016
Tupper Lake will be a massive beneficiary of the State's plan to create the Adirondack Rail Trail from Lake Placid to Tupper Lake.

State announces rail-trail plans

May 17, 2016
Governor approves Adirondack Rail Trail