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Response to Tony Goodwin

December 19, 2014 In the Dec. more »»

 
 
 
What is going on?

December 18, 2014 For four years my volunteer colleagues and I have been trying to get the state to make some productive use of the mostly abandoned rail corridor connecting Old Forge and Lake Placid. more »»

Lessons from the Virginia Creeper

December 15, 2014 What was he thinking? State officials recently held four meetings (following the four similar meetings they held a year ago) to elicit more public input on the best use of the underutilized... more »»

Train one way, bike back

December 12, 2014 I support restoring the “railroad through the Adirondacks” from Utica to Lake Placid, otherwise known as the Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor. more »»

A poor alternative

December 12, 2014 In the debate over the best use of the Adirondack travel corridor from Remsen to Lake Placid, railroad advocates have repeatedly stated that we can have both a tourist train and a recreational trail... more »»

State’s rail/trail findings dubious

November 29, 2014 I am writing in the belief that the state has not conducted a professional evaluation of the rail-to-trail options and has presented an indefensible recommendation based on conjecture, bias and a... more »»

Neither DOT nor DEC did its homework on railroad

November 21, 2014 Last fall, the New York State Department of Transportation and the Department of Environmental Conservation held a series of “listening sessions” to determine whether the unit management plan for th... more »»

State favoritism toward trains?

November 18, 2014 Should the old Adirondack rail corridor be converted to a year-round, multi-use recreation trail? Should it be rehabilitated for an extended tourist train? Or should we split the difference and buil... more »»

ARTA should compromise

November 12, 2014 I’d like to ask Adirondack Recreational Trail Advocates to work with the state by agreeing to what the Department of Environmental Conservation and Department of Transportation have put forth as... more »»

DOT proposals should be game changer

November 7, 2014 Anyone following the reports on the New York State Department of Transportation and Department of Environmental Conservation unit management plan hearings this past week in Utica and Old Forge shoul... more »»

Waited on train long enough

November 7, 2014 To the editor: Since being born in the Mercy General Hospital in 1948, I have happily chosen to live in the Adirondacks for my entire life. more »»

State must audit tourist train

November 6, 2014 To the editor: The state is about to do something it should have done years ago. It is about to review the status of the Adirondack rail corridor to determine its best future use. more »»

Don’t get railroaded

November 5, 2014 The New York State Department of Transportation presently is conducting what it calls “public comment sessions” on the rail trail that a great many North Country residents want built on the... more »»

Railroad is in horrible shape

November 4, 2014 On Sept. 4, my sister and I started our grand adventure, the Kuper Memorial Challenge. more »»

Snowmobile group misleads

November 4, 2014 To the editor: After many years of supporting the sport of snowmobiling and enjoyed the activity myself, I have had a change of heart. more »»

Rail trail prompts poetry

November 4, 2014 To the editor: Now that the state has finally gotten serious about reviewing the management plan for the Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor, to determine its best use as a community resource, this... more »»

Many reasons to keep rails around

October 28, 2014 “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future. more »»

Rail trail would be a major draw

October 24, 2014 My name is Ben Callaghan, and I was born and raised in Tupper Lake. My wife and I now reside in East Haddam and work in nearby Hartford, Connecticut. more »»

Railroad ties

October 22, 2014 To the editor: Living in Lake Clear, I have walked many miles along the railroad bed. It is very apparent to me that the railroad ties are in extreme disrepair. more »»

A great rail trail experience

October 16, 2014 To the editor: As a lover of wild places in general and the Adirondacks in particular, I have read with great interest about the proposed Adirondack Rail Trail. more »»

So you want to rip up rails?

October 16, 2014 To the editor: Jim McCulley gives a generous explanation of saving the Adirondack Scenic Railroad. more »»

 
 
 

 

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