Adopt-a-Trail Spotlight: Long-time trail user Hannah Wilson gives back

Growing up along Erie Canalway Trail inspired a SUNY Brockport student to become a trail adopter. New trail adopter, Hannah Wilson, a first-year student at SUNY Brockport and a native of the western New York village, grew up with the Erie Canalway Trail. She took many bike rides with her sister from Brockport to Holley. … Continue reading Adopt-a-Trail Spotlight: Long-time trail user Hannah Wilson gives back

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Reconstruction of trail underpass provides significant improvement in Arcadia

The New York State Canal Corporation and the Town of Arcadia announced recently the completion of their collaborative project to improve the Erie Canalway Trail underpass at Whitbeck Road.  A celebratory event, including a ribbon cutting for the underpass and a dedication ceremony for the newly named Harder Canal Park was held on November 6. … Continue reading Reconstruction of trail underpass provides significant improvement in Arcadia

Dave Valvo of Rochester receives Canalway Trail Tender Award

The winner of the 2014 Canalway Trail Tender Award is Dave Valvo of Rochester. The award was presented by Canal Corporation Director, Brian U. Stratton during the New York State Canal Conference in September in Geneva. When presenting the award, Director Stratton said, “Dave embodies all that the Canalway Trail Tender Award represents. As a Canalway … Continue reading Dave Valvo of Rochester receives Canalway Trail Tender Award

Canal Corporation completes two projects in Rochester area

The New York State Canal Corporation in September announced the completion of two multi-million dollar infrastructure projects in greater Rochester – a rehabilitated eight mile segment of the Erie Canalway Trail from Monroe Avenue in the Town of Pittsford to Main Street in the Village of Fairport and a newly constructed section of canal wall, … Continue reading Canal Corporation completes two projects in Rochester area

Stockade Inn fortifies trail travelers in Schenectady

Located just off the Erie Canalway Trail in Schenectady’s Stockade Historic District, the 18 guest rooms of the Stockade Inn provides high-quality service--including complementary high speed internet access, cable TV, HBO, individually controlled heat and air conditioning, private bathroom and vanity, and a business style desk--to trail travelers and other sojourners alike. The Stockade Inn … Continue reading Stockade Inn fortifies trail travelers in Schenectady

Funding awarded for several Canalway Trail projects

In October, Governor Cuomo and NYS DOT Commissioner McDonald provided a boost for bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure by announcing $70 million in federal Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) funding for 68 projects in communities across the state. Several of these awards will fund additions and enhancements to the Erie Canalway Trail. Improvements, community connections, and one … Continue reading Funding awarded for several Canalway Trail projects

Brockport swim team keeps it clean

The Brockport High School Girls Swim Team has been involved in the Canalway Adopt-a-Trail program since its inception in 2003, demonstrating a commitment to their local community and providing a great service for all who love and use the trail. The group  cleans and maintains a section of trail in the Village of Brockport from the Smith … Continue reading Brockport swim team keeps it clean