Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced $112.2 million in funding has been awarded to 81 projects that support bicycle and pedestrian enhancements and improve air quality across New York. Funding supports projects that include multi-use bicycle and pedestrian facilities, new accessible sidewalks that adhere to regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, improved access to public transportation, and enhanced roadway safety. The funds were made available through the federal Transportation Alternatives Program and Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Program.
Project Awards in the Capital Region include:
- $2,000,000 to the Capital District Transportation Authority to implement a bikeshare program.
- $680,800 to the Town of Guilderland to construct and connect ADA compliant sidewalks.
- $2,903,760 to the Town of Bethlehem to construct a modern roundabout and a safe sidewalk connection.
- $973,667 to the Town of Bethlehem to construct ADA compliant sidewalks.
- $848,840 to the Town of Clifton Park to construct an ADA compliant multi-use path.
- $1,531,626 to the City of Saratoga Springs to complete the Greenbelt Trail Downtown Connector.
- $1,556,000 to Schenectady County to construct the River/Rosendale Road Roundabout.
- $1,280,000 to the City of Rensselaer to construct the Rensselaer Riverfront Multi Use Trail.