Lessons from the Erie Canalway Trail
August 2, 2014 As the state considers the best use of our Remsen-Lake Placid rail corridor, there are lessons to be learned from a new economic impact study of the Erie Canalway Trail, which runs across the state... more »»
No way to run a railroad
August 1, 2014 The Adirondack Scenic Railroad has long argued that the state should allow it to operate its tourist train along the full length of the 120-mile, state-owned Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corrido. more »»
The truth must be revealed
July 29, 2014 Your recent article about the proposed rail trail connecting Lake Placid, Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake left me with some questions. more »»
Rails to trails in Adirondack Park?
July 25, 2014 I read the article in your paper, the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, about the rail group that conducted an excursion from Remsen to Lake Placid this past weeken. more »»
Rail or trail, which experience?
July 24, 2014 To the editor: The rail “speeders” pictured in Chris Knight’s July 21 report went through our town the other day; looked like they were having a great time! Actually, it looked very much like one o... more »»
To see a great rail trail, look to Wisconsin
July 22, 2014 To the editor: Now that the state of New York has signaled support for an Adirondack Rail Trail, Adirondack residents can begin to look forward to a difference-making economic shot in the arm. more »»
Rails, trails and population
July 12, 2014 There are conflicting claims of the viability of the Adirondack Scenic Railroad and the trail that is proposed to replace it. more »»
Rail trails connect people with nature
June 19, 2014 To the editor: I am writing to support the Dick Beamish commentary of June 13 for an Adirondack Park multi-use trail, and to add the health-enhancing component of green spaces to his economic... more »»
Sick of repetition by trail advocates
June 18, 2014 To the editor: In response to the column by Dick Beamish of the Adirondack Recreational Trail Advocates, “Big chance to boost our economy,” June 13: I have to ask how many times are we going to hea... more »»
Railroad: ‘economic lifeline’ to Park
May 22, 2014 In 1972, Charles Montooth, a transportation consultant and member of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Taliesin Architects, said, “We should look to the future by saving and improving what we already... more »»
More people want rails and trails
May 8, 2014 There is a way to have both a scenic railroad AND a system of trails that could attract tourists to the Adirondacks, whether they want to hike, bike, snowmobile or simply see the beauty of the regio... more »»
Failing to reach our potential
April 18, 2014 With the future of the Lake Placid-to-Old Forge recreation trail hanging in apparent limbo, I feel compelled to comment on the failure of our public officials to seize on one of the greatest... more »»
Being led astray
April 16, 2014 Tony Goodwin’s Adirondack Recreational Trail Advocates letter in the Enterprise of April 5 contains some troubling statements. They’re troubling because they lead people astray. more »»
April 16, 2014 To the editor: Having read more than 95 letters and columns written by nine Adirondack Recreational Trail Advocates officers and directors (truly unfettered access to the public and policy makers... more »»
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Food: The Next Challenge to Our Economy?
July 28, 2014 Some projections indicate we will be a planet of nearly 9 billion people.
If that is true, feeding everyone may become a serious problem. more »