$144.6M for bike-ped projects statewide includes $5.6M for Long Island…

Governor Cuomo announced $5.6 million in funding on Long Island to help support transportation enhancements as part of $144.6 million in investment to enhance transportation alternatives. The projects will help revitalize communities, promote tourism, enhance regional economic competitiveness and improve air quality.

The Long Island projects funded:

  • $3 million to Nassau County to construct the eastern most segment of the Motor Parkway Trail (segment H)

  • $756,000 to the Town of Southampton toward construction of the new Hampton Bays bicycle and multi-use trail

  • $1.8 million to the Town of Brookhaven to construct new pedestrian accessibility enhancements along North Country Road in the immediate vicinity of the Miller Avenue School

Click on images below for more details on individual projects. Read Cuomo’s press release here.

Several projects throughout the state are connected to the Empire State Trail, enhance safer routes to school and parks, and enhance very local-based traffic calming projects. Some highlights from the $146 million by region:

$14.6 Million for NYC

  • $5 million to construct a new bike lane on the east promenade of Roosevelt Island

  • $793,000 to construct a new pedestrian and bicycle connection on Randall's Island

  • $2.1 million toward new bicycle and pedestrian facilities identified for the Harlem River Bridges Plan

$30.1 Million for Western NY

  • $1.5 million to the City of Dunkirk for new pedestrian accessibility and bicycle enhancements along the Lake Shore Avenue Corridor

  • $924,000 to the Town of Tonawanda toward the construction of new mini-roundabouts, dedicated bicyclist lanes and pedestrian accessibility enhancements along the Parker Boulevard corridor 

  • $664,000 to the City of Olean toward the construction of a new multi-use path along East State Street and a new roundabout at the intersection of Barry Street.

  • $2.9 million to the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation to construct the new multi-use Quaker Bike Path within Allegany State Park

  • $1.1 million to the City of Buffalo to construct new traffic calming measures and dedicated bicyclist infrastructure along the Busti Avenue corridor

  • $316,000 to the City of North Tonawanda to construct a new connection to the Empire State Trail along the Erie Canal

  • $759,000 to the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority to expand the Go Buffalo Niagara Transportation bike share, van pool and carpool programs

  • $2 million to the Town of Randolph for new pedestrian accessibility enhancements, installation of solar radar speed signs and other traffic calming measures along the Main Street school corridor

  • $723,000 to Buffalo for new school zone safety signage with flashing beacons city-wide

$27 Million for the Capital Region

  • $2.2 million to Rotterdam for new pedestrian and bicycle access improvements along State Route 5S

  • $911,000 to the town of Warrensburg for new pedestrian accessibility enhancements along River Street

  • $2.5 million to the city of Rensselaer for new pedestrian and bicycle access enhancements, including connections to the Empire State Trail 

  • $2.9 million to the town of Bethlehem for new pedestrian accessibility enhancements and the re-channelization of the roadway along the Delaware Avenue corridor

  • $1.9 million to New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation to construct a new multi-use trail and bridge crossing along the Taconic Region Harlem Valley Rail Trail

  • $1.1 million to the city of Glens Falls to construct a new trail connection between the Warren County Bikeway and the Feeder Canal Trail

  • $713,000 to construct a new connector multi-use path from Collins Lake to the Mohawk-Hudson Trail

$12.5 Million for the Finger Lakes

  • $1.2 million to the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation for new enhancements to the Genesee Valley Greenway State Park

  • $1.8 million to Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority to expand bike & van share

  • $5 million to Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority for new micro-transit services

  • $998,000 to the village of Perry to construct a new multiuse trails

$12 Million for Central New York

  • $280,000 to the city of Syracuse to connect a new on-road bicycle route from Lodi Street to the Empire State Trail

  • $1.2 million to the city of Syracuse to rehabilitate the Creekwalk trail crossing over Onondaga Creek

  • $718,000 to the city of Sherill for new pedestrian accessibility enhancements along Main Street 

$2.7 Million for North Country

  • $713,000 to the City of Ogdensburg for construction of the new Maple City Rail Trail Connector

$9.4 Million for Mohawk Valley

  • $1.1 million to the City of Rome to enhance downtown pedestrian connections

  • $2 million to the City of Amsterdam for new pedestrian accessibility enhancements

  • $4.9 million to the Mohawk Valley Region to enhance connections to downtown Amsterdam

  • $1.4 million to the Town of Verona for new pedestrian accessibility enhancements along Willow Place

$6.5 Million for the Southern Tier

  • $535,000 to the Village of Cayuga Heights for Walking Safe pedestrian accessibility program

  • $1.5 million to the Town of Dryden to complete the construction of the Dryden Rail Trail

  • $850,000 to Chemung County to construct a new north-south bicycle friendly corridor

  • $1.2 million to Ithaca to construct new Black Diamond Trail Bridge over Flood Control Channel

$24.2 Million for the Mid-Hudson Region

  • $4.3 million to the Village of Nyack to construct new sidewalks and curbing; and install crosswalks and pedestrian flashing signage in the immediate vicinity of the Nyack Middle School 

  • $2.2 million to the Town of New Paltz to construct new buffered bicycle lanes and pedestrian accessibility enhancements along the Henry W. Dubois Drive corridor 

  • $673,000 to the Town of Lloyd for new pedestrian accessibility enhancements and wayfinding signage to the connection between Highland and the Empire State Trail