Winners Announced for Reimagine the Canals Competition

As New York’s canals get closer to their third century of operation, New York Power Authority President and CEO Gil Quiniones felt it was time to unleash a new way of thinking about one of the state’s most-important assets. NYPA, which operates the state Canal Corporation as a subsidiary, had assumed operating control of the … Continue reading Winners Announced for Reimagine the Canals Competition

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Canalway Trail Times Issue 45 – Winter 2017-18 Print Edition

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20 Years & Rolling: Cycle the Erie Canal Bike Tour Reaches New Heights

Biking. Great scenery. Fun people. Big city lights and charming small towns. Sounds like a pretty nice vacation, right? Add in Erie Canal history, moveable tent cities, and great food and entertainment and you wouldn't be far off from Parks & Trails New York's annual summer bike tour, Cycle the Erie Canal. This year 700 … Continue reading 20 Years & Rolling: Cycle the Erie Canal Bike Tour Reaches New Heights

Hittin’ the Trail

2017 Bicyclists Bring Business Events Head to Utica Parks & Trails New York and the New York State Canal Corporation hit the trail to Utica for the annual "Bicyclists Bring Business: Canalway Trail Tourism for Your Downtown!" events. The evening program and community bike ride generated healthy discussion and excitement about how Utica, Oneida County, and the Mohawk Valley can … Continue reading Hittin’ the Trail

New Adopt-a-Trail Group Windsor Village Shops Plans to Keep New Lockport Trail Beautiful

As soon as 5.5 miles of Erie Canalway Trail opened in Lockport last fall, Kathy O’Keefe and her business Windsor Village Shops jumped on the opportunity to adopt a one mile segment just outside the village of Lockport. She made her decision to join the Canalway Trail Adopt-a-Trail program long before the pavement dried, however. … Continue reading New Adopt-a-Trail Group Windsor Village Shops Plans to Keep New Lockport Trail Beautiful

Meet an End-to-Ender: Jean Beaudoin

Congratulations to Jean Beaudoin, one of the newest Erie Canalway Trail End-to-Enders! Beaudoin, co-owner of a Montreal brewpub, Benelux Brasserie Artisanale, boxed his bike and traveled by train to Toronto, before cycling 100 miles to reach Niagara Falls and the official start of the Erie Canalway Trail, Canalside in Buffalo. After riding the trail 360 … Continue reading Meet an End-to-Ender: Jean Beaudoin

500 riders, 400 miles, 300 photos, 200 communities: Cycling the Erie Canal

There is no better way to see  the history and beautiful scenery New York has to offer than traveling by bike. This year PTNY hosted more than 500  bicyclists on the 16th annual Cycling the Erie Canal bike tour July 13-20. Representatives from the New York State Canal Corporation, Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation … Continue reading 500 riders, 400 miles, 300 photos, 200 communities: Cycling the Erie Canal