City Participation in Champlain Canalway – by Harold Wessell

MECHANICVILLE, March 6 – The City of Mechanicville, has already promoted the concept of the Champlain Canalway Trail Waterfront Revitalization Plan and other planning efforts.

The Council has voted to continue to participate in collaborative planning and implementation efforts for the CCT, and to serve on the Action Plan's "Working Group,” regularly reporting back to the City Council regarding the progress toward achieving the goals of the Action Plan.

The Champlain Canalway Trail  is one of four in New York State's Canalway Trail System and  at 58 miles (when completed) is the second longest – Erie, 365 miles; Oswego, 37 miles; Cayuga-Seneca 22 miles. Its purpose is to complete and promote an attractive and continuous route for the Champlain Canalway Trail from Waterford to Whitehall, including: historic towpaths, community attractions, on-street bicycle routes, as part of a regional trail network

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