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Thank you, Gov. Cuomo

July 10, 2015 Open letter to Gov. more »»

Family fun on rail bike

July 9, 2015 To the editor: We wanted to say a big thank-you to the new company, Rail Explorers USA, operating out of Saranac Lake’s Union Depot and Charlie’s Inn in Lake Clear for a great rail bike tour this... more »»

Big boost for Tupper

July 9, 2015 To the editor: Thank you, Gov. more »»

How is rail bike idea that different from ARTA plan?

July 7, 2015 To the editor: The recent Enterprise story on rail bikes was interesting and looked like a lot of fun. more »»

We can’t afford purely political decisions

July 7, 2015 To the editor: The latest news of the Adirondack rail trail/railroad controversy is a “compromise” between the 11,000-plus supporters of Adirondack Recreational Trail Advocates, nearly every town... more »»

Oh! Another rail trail?

July 6, 2015 To the editor: Here we are with two friends who tolerated a couple of hours walking on this empty rail trail in Cambridge, Vermont, below Stowe and Smuggler’s Notc. more »»

What about empty train cars?

July 6, 2015 To the editor: I had to chuckle after reading the letter from Chiprle Mecklenburg in the June 23 issue of the Enterprise. A picture of an empty rail trail parking lot was include. more »»

Why we sued the state to get the tracks made safe

June 30, 2015 As president of the Lake Colby Association, I want to clarify why we chose to file a suit demanding repairs and inspections before trains try to cross our causeway. more »»

Wrong move on rail corridor

June 27, 2015 An open letter to Dawn Klemm (New York State Department of Transportation) and John Schmid (New York State Department of Environmental Conservation) Re: public comment, proposed 2015 Remsen-Lake... more »»

Oh good, another railroad-grade trail

June 23, 2015 To the editor: Each time we take a trip, I take pics of the local rail trail. They are everywhere. Found this one a couple of weeks ago on a beautiful May day near Greer, Arizona. more »»

DEC is right — rail with trail isn’t possible

June 22, 2015 To the editor: In today’s front-page story, representatives of Trails with Rails Action Committee complain that the Department of Environmental Conservation too summarily dismissed their plan for a... more »»

State strikes a good rail/trail compromise

June 20, 2015 The great Adirondack rail/trail debate has been the Park’s most divisive dilemma of the last few years. more »»

Is Adirondack Scenic Railroad expansion a good public investment?

June 17, 2015 New York state has called for converting the 34-mile section of rail corridor connecting Lake Placid and Tupper Lake into a year-round recreation trail that will be a major tourist destination and... more »»

The glass is half full

June 16, 2015 It is now over five years that Adirondack Recreational Trail Advocates and the towns and villages along the way have tried to get something, anything, done with the virtually abandoned Remsen-Lake... more »»

Lessons from the Lehigh Gorge

June 11, 2015 I’ve enjoyed bicycling and backpacking in my native Pennsylvania since I was a Boy Scout in the 1950s and early 1960s. more »»

Rails-to-trails thoughts

June 10, 2015 I am writing this from the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, where I have done a lot of researching and hiking on rail trails throughout our region for a story that I had recently published. more »»

It’s past due

June 6, 2015 The Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor Unit Management Plan amendment process has been in committee for over six months now and past the deadline for the promised proposals, and still, you would... more »»

Rail trails enhance quality of life

June 5, 2015 In anticipation that plans may soon be announced by New York state regarding the best use of the 90-mile rail corridor between Lake Placid and Old Forge, I’d like to comment on a rail-to-trail... more »»

Rail/trail decision due soon

May 21, 2015 By the end of June, the state is expected to make a decision about the best use of the historic rail corridor through the Adirondack Park. more »»



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