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Ben Royce's News Posts Tagged 'beacon line' (3)

I'm pretty sure political maneuvering will keep the Correctional Facility open

But if Cuomo wants to close the Beacon Correctional Facility, then Cuomo has to pressure the MTA to let us use the defunct Beacon Line for tourism purposes.

If Albany is going to hurt Beacon's economic base, Albany has to do something to help build a new economic base.

NYC has the Highline, Poughkeepsie has the Walkway over the Hudson, give us our Beacon Line, Albany.

If and when things aren't going our way with Albany, demand this…

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Added by Ben Royce on February 20, 2013 at 12:11pm — 1 Comment

The Beacon Line Project website: new content

Frequent issues involving Beacon's growth center on transportation. And we have a relic of Beacon's industrial past, the Beacon Line, running right through our city. Even more amazing (considering it is not currently used) is that the line is owned and maintained by the M.T.A.

 

The Beacon Line Project is a long term advocacy group centered on finding ways to use this line. Whether light rail, scenic walking, biking, alone or in combination, the Beacon Line Project aims to draw…

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Added by Ben Royce on January 31, 2011 at 9:43am — 2 Comments

TOD Reset: time to get serious on the Beacon Line

Now that the mayor and the city council have pushed the reset button on the TOD, a move which I and many others applaud, I respectfully call upon the city council and the mayor to include use of trail space along the Beacon Line as a demand in any new talks with the MTA, as a condition before the TOD moves forward again.


This is our Highline in Manhattan, this is our Walkway Over the Hudson in Poughkeepsie. This is what the Beacon Line can do for…
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Added by Ben Royce on July 30, 2010 at 10:30am — 20 Comments

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