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More people want rails and trails

May 8, 2014 There is a way to have both a scenic railroad AND a system of trails that could attract tourists to the Adirondacks, whether they want to hike, bike, snowmobile or simply see the beauty of the regio... more »»

Failing to reach our potential

April 18, 2014 With the future of the Lake Placid-to-Old Forge recreation trail hanging in apparent limbo, I feel compelled to comment on the failure of our public officials to seize on one of the greatest... more »»

Another correction of the record

April 18, 2014 To the editor: Once again, an advocate for the Adirondack Scenic Railroad has offered misleading information in the rail-versus-trail debate, this time by misrepresenting the costs of building the... more »»

More reasons keeping railroad is cheaper

April 18, 2014 To the editor: (Submission is related to Mr. Lubic’s letter/article, “A hard look at rail/trail numbers,” published April 1. more »»

Rail trail would fill a great recreational need

April 18, 2014 To the editor: Seems that a reasonable compromise between the train and trail advocates is to keep the tourist train going from Utica to Old Forge and convert the remaining miles of corridor into... more »»

Being led astray

April 16, 2014 Tony Goodwin’s Adirondack Recreational Trail Advocates letter in the Enterprise of April 5 contains some troubling statements. They’re troubling because they lead people astray. more »»

False advertising

April 16, 2014 To the editor: Having read more than 95 letters and columns written by nine Adirondack Recreational Trail Advocates officers and directors (truly unfettered access to the public and policy makers... more »»

A hard look at rail/trail figures

April 10, 2014 Advocates of converting the Adirondack Scenic Railroad to a trail have made quite a number of claims about how it would be cheaper to create this trail than to restore it as a railroa. more »»

Rails hampered snowmobile season

April 5, 2014 An odd but successful winter — thank you very much. Now you must have noticed? After a December tease, it was almost the end of January before we were totally busy. more »»

Responses to rail advocates’ objections

April 5, 2014 To the editor: As we look forward to a long-overdue state review to determine the best use of the 120-mile Remsen-Lake Placid rail corridor, opponents of the conversion have continued to raise some... more »»

Failed logic on ripping up rails

April 2, 2014 So not much has changed since the first of the year insofar as any word from New York state about the future of the travel corridor. And like everyone else, we, too, are disappointed by that. more »»

All railways are needed

March 18, 2014 To the editor: Railroads move America. From the Redwood Forest to the New York island, from the Adirondacks to the Bakken, they are all the same. more »»

ARTA argument is puzzling

March 17, 2014 An op-ed by Adirondack Recreation Trail Advocates’ Lee Keet, “Yes, we need rail service to Lake Placid,” Feb. more »»

Train robberies to continue

March 13, 2014 Another spring season will soon be upon us. more »»

More of the story

March 3, 2014 To the editor: Because of the controversy generated by the rail-vs. more »»

For Cuomo, rail trail makes sense

February 28, 2014 Gov. Andrew Cuomo has demonstrated an appreciation for both the natural wonders of the Adirondack Park and for the economic potential of increased tourism in the region. more »»

Yes, we need rail service to Lake Placid

February 25, 2014 We clearly need to rethink intercity trains in this country, but services like Amtrak’s are drained of capital trying to maintain old, no longer needed or used routes. more »»

Contentious impasse on rail vs. trail

February 25, 2014 Thank you, Jim McCulley of Adirondack Recreational Trail Advocates, for revealing important information about the Adirondack Scenic Railroad and their operations on the 120-mile, state-owned... more »»

Snowmobilers getting fewer

February 21, 2014 As a strong railroad enthusiast who has been following this debate at a distance, I have to admit to being discouraged at some of the statements from the trail people that have been, at least in my... more »»

‘... the rest of the story’

February 18, 2014 The recent Guest Commentary critical of the Adirondack Railway Preservation Society and its finances was a deliberate attempt by Adirondack Recreational Trail Advocates and writer Jim McCulley to... more »»



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