Some of the best trails minds in the world gathered in Syracuse from April 28 to May 2 for the 2019 International Trails Symposium (ITS). Hosted by American Trails, this biennial event featured leaders in the trails industry from across North America and around the world. The more than 500 attendees to ITS gathered in Syracuse's Oncenter … Continue reading International Trails Symposium gathers trail experts to Syracuse for three day conference
Bike Friendly camping, a great Canal-side location, and a schedule of fun activities for the whole family make Red's a standout in Macedon. Red's Twilight on the Erie RV Park and Campground is a family-owned business located right on the Erie Canal and Canalway Trail, in Macedon. Red's was opened four years ago by Kevin … Continue reading Red’s Twilight on the Erie Resort: Bike Friendly and So Much More
The 2018 NYS Canal Conference, featuring the theme of One Water: New York Harbor, attracted 110 attendees to the Hilton Garden Inn October 14-16. The conference began with a Community Day series of events on Staten Island on Sunday, October 14. The day kicked off with a special appearance by State Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul. … Continue reading Canal Conference Celebrates Milestones and Honors Outstanding Contributions in New York Harbor
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
Nearly 400 delegates from inland waterways around the world convened in Athlone, Ireland from September 10-12 for the 2018 World Canals Conference. The three-day event included informative presentations, networking, and study tours, which shed light on the similarity of opportunities and challenges facing inland waterways worldwide. Among the key themes: the incredible opportunities to reconnect … Continue reading Reconnecting People with Waterways a Key Theme at 2018 World Canals Conference
Waterford Harbor Visitors Center plays host to the annual Bicyclists Bring Business roundtable discussion; while rain proves no obstacle to local cyclists and trail advocates, as Tuesday’s planned community bike-a-round transitions to virtual ride inside the Peebles Island Visitor Center.
On Wednesday, October 17, the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation announced an historic $50 million investment in the trails network of Western New York as part of a larger $100 million dedicated to improving parks and trails in the area. The Foundation also announced $100 million for similar investments in Southeast Michigan. The $50 million … Continue reading Western New York Trails Network Gets Historic $50 Million Infusion of Funding