New York State Local Technical Assistance Program

Cornell Local Roads Program in the news

We are often asked to comment on transport matters in the media. This is a list of articles in which CLRP is mentioned.

Getting There: Is parking in front of a curb cut illegal?
Times Union (6/28/21)

Why Electric Cars are so much heavier than regular cars
WRAL.conm (6/7/21)

Battery-Powered Trucks Bring Weighty Questions to Climate Fight
Bloomberg Law (5/17/21)

One stretch of road at a time
Ithaca Week (3/16/21)

NSF challenges Cornell to tame winter, natural disasters
Cornell Chronicle (2/25/21)

Nyack People & Places: Zen & the Art of Snow Plowing Upper Nyack
Nyack News and Views (1/21/21)

Workshop updates snow, ice control
Adirondack Daily Enterprise (12/14/20)

Sanding roads may cost more than salting
Adirondack Daily Enterprise (11/2/20)

Sand vs Salt - Difficult Decisions
Adirondack Daily Enterprise (10/27/20)

Cornell program recognizes Penfield Highway Department
Daily Messenger (8/12/20)

Fulton DPW Recognized In Cornell Local Roads Program’s 2020 Build A Better Mousetrap Competition
Oswego County Today (8/12/20)

Beaver barrier: Niles highway department wins national honor for unique contraption (8/12/20)

Road work season is here; be extra careful
Adirondack Daily Enterprise (5/26/20)

Auburn employee earns Road Master honor from Cornell (2/8/20)

Who's News: Feb. 8-9, 2020
The Daily Star (2/7/20)

Feds eye infrastructure improvements at Reel Point
Shelter Island Reporter (2/6/20)

Distracted driving can be a deadly action (1/21/20)

After two years of winter cost overruns, Ithaca DPW hopeful of coming in under budget
The Ithaca Voice (1/16/20)

Winter Weather Wariness Key to Staying Safe in Storms
Newswise (12/3/19)

How to Help Curb Water Problems on Your Property
Times Telegram (11/18/19)

Prepping for Snow: How Technology Helps Plow Drivers
Spectrum News (11/7/19)

Road report: Island fares well in new study
Shelter Island Reporter (9/25/19)

Roads and rewards: Auburn engineer enjoys working behind the scenes (9/20/19)

Hatch Earns Road Master Level I
The Evening Tribune (9/18/19)

Minivan upended: Who’s at fault?
The Altamont Enterprise Hilltowns (8/21/19)

Sherburne highway crews focusing on road maintenance over full reconstruction
WBNG (7/31/19)

Plucinik recognized for attending 30th Highway School
Finger Lakes Times (7/31/19)

Street smarts: Cornell paves the way for safer roads in NYS
Cornell Chronicle (7/25/19)

Leicester, Mount Morris highway superintendents recognized
Livingston County News (7/23/19)

Brian Taber awarded Road Master Level I
Observer (7/21/19)

Pratt Attends 15th Highway School
The Post Star (7/13/19)

Dansville Highway Department Superintendent Ray Acomb recognized
The Evening Tribune (7/9/19)

Finger Lakes Morning Radio Interview with David Orr

On the road again: Wilton Highway Superintendent Woodcock announces re-election bid
The Saratogian (3/29/19)

Regional Town-Gown Conference takes on transportation
Cornell Chronicle (3/28/19)

Eco Talk: Tips and information on pothole season (3/8/19)

County Roads, Bridges Prioritized
The Evening Tribune (3/4/19)

Brightwaters Village speed limit update may still be illegal, expert says (1/8/19)

Cornell Local Roads team honored for excellence in outreach
Cornell CALS News Resources (11/6/18)

Homeowners: ‘Beautiful’ blocks now ‘barren,' — Rockville Centre village roadway program fixes streets, but temporarily removes dozens of trees (10/18/18)

A plan to get ahead of the potholes, cracks and craters in
Hamburg roads
The Buffalo News (8/31/18)

Lee Officials Hope Digital Sign Will Help Curb Speeding
Rome Sentinel (8/17/18)

Seneca Town Highway Places Fourth In Contest
Finger Lakes Times (8/15/18)

Cornell Local Roads Program joins regional research consortium
CALS In the News (8/8/18)

Path to TL road dedication smoothed out
Adirondack Daily Enterprise (7/17/18)

Wilton highway superintendent honored for service
Saratogian News (6/14/18)

Roadwork, dredging dominate May 30 work session
Shelter Island Reporter (6/5/18)

Most dangerous daily activity — drive/ride in a car
Adirondack Daily Enterprise (4/28/18)

Beacon Highway Department Wins Award
The Highlands Current (5/11/18)

Eco Talk: What to know about pothole season (3/23/18)

How to De-Ice Your Driveway Without Doing Any Damage
Consumer Reports (3/20/18)

Road Safety Assessment - Could it help Main Street Malone
Adirondack Daily Enterprise (2/12/18)

Cayuga County working to adopt roadside ditch guidelines
for highway departments
Auburn (1/12/18)

Paying for Highway Infrastructure is Problematic
Adirondack Daily Enterprise (9/4/17)

Eco Talk: How roadside ditches work (8/3/17)

Comparison Sign Panel Kits Available
County Roads & City Streets (Spring 2017 edition)

Tips To Safely Share The Road With Snowplows
Oswego County Today (3/15/2017)

Cornell touts road inventory program
The Sun (8/17/2016)

Judge rules West Turin minimum maintenance road law invalid. Watertown Daily Times (4/1/2016)

Hitting the roads — Town Board debates grants for infrastructure
Shelter Island Reporter (3/25/2016)

Program keeps New York roads safer, less expensive
Cornell Chronicle (12/24/2015)

Collaboration celebrated at 2015 Town-Gown Awards
Cornell Chronicle

Resource fair connects Cornell with local community
Cornell Chronicle (11/3/2015)

Hitting the road with Henry: Intern mapping Shelter Island roads
Shelter Island Reporter (6/22/2015)

Highway Superintendent warns of fixed structures in right of way
Orchard Park Bee (06/11/2015)

Who's News: June 12, 2015
The Daily Star (06/11/2015)

Letter: Move forward with Ripperger
Lewisboro Ledger (May 2015)

Community Impacts of Severe Winters (pdf)
New York minute - CARDI (March 2015)

Senate looks to increase funding for road improvements
Orchard Park Bee (02/06/2015)

Kennedy, Panepinto: WNY roads are crumbling, more funding needed
Niagra Frontier Publications (2/18/2014)

Town Board moves ahead on infrastructure projects
Shelter Island Reporter (2/11/2014)

Caledon OPP say winter tires make a big difference
Caledon Enterprise (12/3/2014)

Town sets borrowing plan for roads
Lewisboro Ledger (8/9/2014)

Ripperger honored for highway school attendance
Lewisboro Ledger (6/18/2014)

Brissings receives honor from NY “Highway School”
Rockland County Times (6/12/2014)

Potsdam Road Work Scheduled One Click at a Time
Time Warner Cable News (6/11/2014)

Town borrows $379K for road, basketball court repairs
Lewisboro Ledger (6/5/2014)

Officials pave way for road repairs
Lewisboro Ledger (4/3/2014)

Better asphalt no shortcut to pothole-free roads
Newsday (3/9/2014)

Outpouring kept road school on course
The Altamont Enterprise (10/17/2013)

Town mulls road repair funding options
Lewisboro Ledger (10/12/2013)

Cornell study: Binghamton should rethink road maintenance plan (8/19/2013)

Intern proposes five-year plan for road repairs
Lewisboro Ledger (8/15/2013)

Town gets bump in road funds
Lewisboro Ledger (4/13/2013)

Broome legislature expected to vote today on road use law
Ithaca Journal (11/14/2012)

Tourism Partner Awards Recognize Three Local Events
Tompkins County Tourism Board (11/2/2012)

It’s Car-Deer Collision Season: Slow Down to Reduce the Damage
Newswise (10/2/202)

Fracking will bring heavy truck traffic, but towns are ready
Innovation Trail (9/4/2012)

Driverless cars and how they would change motoring
BBC (5/10/2012)

Taxpayers Pay as Fracking Trucks Overwhelm Rural Cow Paths
Bloomberg Businessweek (5/15/2012)

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