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Dave Miller Connector Trail Opening Ceremony

Dave Miller Connector Trail Opening Ceremony

There will be an opening / ribbon cutting of the Dave Miller Connector Trail (formerly known as the Waterfront - Madam Brett Trail Connector) at 2:30pm on November 20, 2013, at the head of the new trail (east side of the bridge on Denning’s Avenue that spans the main line of Metro North’s Hudson Line). There will be a short walk of the…

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Added by Stowe Boyd on November 16, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Need volunteers to count pedestrians and bicyclists on Main Street, Sat 14 Sept 12pm-2pm

The Dutchess County Transportation Council is conducting a survey of pedestrain and bike traffic on Main Street in Beacon this Saturday, 14 September, from 12-2pm. I was one of a group of people doing the same earlier this week. If you are interested, please let me know by email.



Added by Stowe Boyd on September 13, 2013 at 11:10am — No Comments

A Request for Financial Support for the Main Street Sharrows

Please take a look at this post on Beacon Streets. We are hoping to raise some additional funds to offset slightly higher costs of the painting.

Added by Stowe Boyd on May 29, 2013 at 12:23pm — No Comments

Warning to Gardeners: Cold Snap Coming

Weather prediction is for temperatures in the low thirties for Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday nights, so get  your plants under cover.

Added by Stowe Boyd on May 11, 2013 at 7:06am — 1 Comment

People's Bicycle Moving From South Chestnut Store

People's Bicycle Moving Out Of South Chestnut Store via Beacon Streets http://buff.ly/UV570s

Added by Stowe Boyd on November 27, 2012 at 2:53pm — 1 Comment

Notes On The Proposed Central Main Street and Linkage Zones

I have posted my notes on the proposed zones document on the Beacon Streets website: http://tmblr.co/ZanPFyXSMtmR

Added by Stowe Boyd on November 17, 2012 at 10:55am — 4 Comments

BeaconArts Announces 2012 BeaconArts Award Winners

Thom Joyce, Margery Groton, and Susan Batton will be honored at the 1 November BeaconArts Awards. 

For more information, visit Beacon Streets.

Added by Stowe Boyd on August 24, 2012 at 11:40am — No Comments

Main Street Sharrows Initiative Update - Bikeable Beacon, Scenic Hudson, Beacon Streets, BACA

We've gotten approval from the City Council on the Main Street Sharrows Initiative, and BACA will be supporting our grant activities as fiscal sponsor. For more details (and map) visit Beacon Streets: Advocating A Walkable Beacon, here: http://tmblr.co/ZanPFyR8bcD_

Be sure to join the mailing list to get regular email updates, here: http://edglings.wufoo.com/forms/z7x3z9/

Added by Stowe Boyd on August 11, 2012 at 9:28am — No Comments

Main Street Sharrows Initiative - Bikeable Beacon, Scenic Hudson, Beacon Streets

We need your support: Bikeable Beacon and Scenic Hudson has been advocating that the city of Beacon put sharrows on Main Street (and other thoroughfares of the city) for some time. Sharrow is short for 'shared lane bicycle marking', and painting them on Main Street would make clear the current regulations for bikes, which is a/ no bikes on the sidewalks, and b/ bikes and cars share the pavement. This is not an intitiative to change any traffic laws, or to create designated bike lanes:…

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Added by Stowe Boyd on August 2, 2012 at 9:36am — 5 Comments

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