Capital Region Projects and Documents
Stop-the-Mayhem Traffic Safety Campaign
Cycling in the News
Your Local Bicycle Shop
Local Bicycle Advocacy Organizations
CDPHP Cycle! BikeShare – BikeShare in the Capital Region
Champlain Canalway Trail Working Group (CCTWG) – Assists localities to develop, manage, and maintain the Champlain Canalway Trail.
Capital Coexist – Education campaign for cyclists and motorists safely coexisting on the road. Responds to the need for bicycle education and safety information.
One Park Place (off Wolf Rd.), Albany 12205. Tel. (518) 458-2161
Livingston Avenue Bridge Coalition – Advocates for restoration of the walkway on a new or rebuilt Livingston Avenue Bridge.
New York Bicycling Coalition – Advocates for pro-bicycle policies. Monitors legislation at the local, state, and federal levels. Educate legislators on bicycle issues and the benefits of cycling.
P.O. Box 8868 Albany 12208. Tel. (518) 436-0889
Parks & Trails New York – Statewide advocate for parks and trails to improve our health, economy, and quality of life through the use and enjoyment of green space.
29 Elk Street, Albany 12207. Tel. (518) 434-1583
League of American Bicyclists – Promotes bicycling for fun, fitness, and transportation. Advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America. Represents 57 million cyclists with 300,000 members – 25,000 individuals and 700 affiliated organizations.
1612 K Street NW, Suite 510, Washington, DC 20006. Tel. (202) 621-5441 (Membership)
Mohawk Hudson Cycling Club
Road rides for beginning through experienced riders within 80-mile radius of Albany-Troy-Schenectady. See web site for rides by date, location, pace, and contact information. 700+ members in the area.
Save Colonie – Bike Path Connector – Campaign for safe access to Mohawk Hudson Bike Hike Trail. Save Colonie is a good-government advocacy group of Town of Colonie residents.
- CDTA Bikeable Bus Take your bicycle to new places. All CDTA busses have carriers for two bicycles. Visit the site for instructions or attend a CDTA demonstration at a community event. 110 Watervliet Avenue, Albany 12206. Tel. (518) 482-8822.
- Friends of the Rail Trail/Albany County Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail Connect communities from Voorheesville to the Port of Albany with the South End Bikeway Link to the Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail and Erie Canalway Trail.
- warmshowers.org – Free worldwide hospitality exchange for touring cyclists. People willing to have touring cyclists stay with them sign up and provide contact information.