Over the course of this planning effort, there will be a variety of ways the public can participate and be involved with the decision making in their local area regarding future trail connections. We want to hear from you! What new bike and pedestrian connections would you like to see created? Find out more below.
Interactive wiki Trail-Maker Map (Now Live!)
Have an idea for a new trail route which is needed in your area? Help us by contributing thoughts via our new interactive wikimap, where you can add desired new trail routes, identify missing trails which already exist, or adding points of interest that trail users should know about. You can even upload photos of places for discussion.
Stakeholder Meetings (NEW!)
We are hosting a stakeholder meeting in each county over the next several weeks - please join us to help plan new regional trail connections in your area at one of the following meetings: (Click HERE for a printable PDF flyer) Please RSVP to email@example.com so we know how many people will be attending.
SARATOGA COUNTY, February 14th, 1:30 pm
Saratoga County Offices, 50 W High Street, Ballston Spa
RENSSELAER COUNTY, February 16th, 9:30 am
East Greenbush Town Hall, 225 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer
ALBANY COUNTY, February 27th, 1:30 pm
Pine Bush Discovery Center, 195 New Karner Road, Albany
SCHENECTADY COUNTY, March 9, 2016, 10:30 am
Schenectady County Public Library, 2400 Nott St E, Niskayuna
NOTICE! The Schenectady Workshop has been rescheduled to FRIDAY, MARCH 9th at 10:30am.
Public Survey (NEW!)
We invite anyone who is interested in local trail planning to take our short Survey, accessible from the link below:
If you would like to be notified about an upcoming meeting or event in your area, you can sign up for email notifications. Simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the request, and be sure to include the the name of the county (Albany, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Saratoga) you are most interested in.
Spread the Word
Feel free to help spread the word about this effort and local planning events with others who enjoy the outdoors. Join us on Facebook and Twitter (@MPOCDTC) - Using hashtag #518Trails.
Interactive Wiki Trail-Maker Map
This interactive Trail-Maker Map below allows you to add desired new trail routes or notes points of interest to a map of your area. Help us by adding your ideas and thoughts! This interactive online map works with both Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome web browsers. See instructions below.
Click here to view a larger full page version of the map.
INSTRUCTIONS: To begin editing the wikimap, please provide an email address in the pop-up box, or select 'Anonymous' for any comments. Your email address, if provided, will not be visible to other users.
To begin editing the map, select the 3 horizontal white lines in the upper right corner to open a drop-down menu. Use this menu to select "Routes" or "Points" , which then allow you to add line or point features to the map.
You can navigate the map by ZOOMING in or out with your mouse scroll-wheel, PAN side to side by holding down left mouse button and moving the mouse.
You can also turn on/off the different layers which show comments/edits by other users by clicking on the "3-pages" icon in the upper right corner of the map itself.
If you have comments, suggestions or questions please feel free to email them to email@example.com.
The Capital District Transportation Committee is the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Albany-Schenectady-Troy and Saratoga Springs metropolitan areas. To learn more please visit www.cdtcmpo.org or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.