In Case you Missed It: A Recap of the CDPA Multi-use Trail Connections Tour

It was a mighty fine day for a bike ride this past Saturday and CDPA was fortunate to have a dozen folks meet us at the Island Creek Park in Albany for a tour of proposed, planned, under construction , and completed bike trail facilities along Albany’s Hudson River waterfront. Here are a few images from the event. Thanks to all of our presenters and attendees!

Looking south on to the Hudson from the Island Creek Fishing Pier

Looking south on to the Hudson River from the Island Creek Park Fishing Pier

Peter Thomas shares historical images of the former D&H Rail line and a map illustrating the proposed "South End Bikeway Link" connection from this soon-to-be-constructed rail trail to the Corning Preserve portion of the Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail.

Peter Thomas shares historical images of the former D&H Rail line and a map illustrating the proposed “South End Bikeway Link” connection from this soon-to-be-constructed rail trail to the Corning Preserve portion of the Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail.

City of Albany Planner Kate Lawrence shares highlights of the Corning Preserve Master Plan

City of Albany Planner Kate Lawrence shares highlights of the Corning Preserve Master Plan while Ivan Vamos pitches in to recount this history of the original Corning Preserve and Trail 

Tour participants hear Martin Daley share the history of the Livingston Avenue Bridge and tout the benefits of restored bike and pedestrian access across a rebuilt bridge.

Tour participants hear Martin Daley share the history of the Livingston Avenue Bridge and tout the benefits of restored bike and pedestrian access across a rebuilt bridge.

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