Walking the Esposito Trail with My Thoughts

People were driving sooo slooowly this afternoon. Traffic began right after cars merged from Exit 9 onto the Thruway. The speed (constant braking) allowed me to see how far work on the new maintenance facility has progressed.

The Esposito Trail was pretty and lined with lush greenery. I took notice of the side where the new path will be built and kept thinking it will be gone by this time next year.

There were bicyclists and no other walkers in the late afternoon, and when they rode by I stepped aside. It was quiet and respectful, and I understand why some in the village want to keep it that way: no side path.

Beyond the green (west) I saw fencing and the outline of cars that completed the huge circle and chose to bear right into South Nyack. That’s if you look for the fencing. Hard to imagine what it will be like walking the trail, which will remain cinder, once the new path is built.

The state’s survey closes July 9; the village has been responding and has been making itself heard to the board and via lawn signs posted since January.

There’s still time to complete it and tell project officials what you think.

Copyright © Janie Rosman and Kaleidoscope Eyes 2017

2 comments so far

  1. Alan L Englander on

    Very well said, indeed! Your thoughts echo mine. I hope that they keep the trail as it is once the SUP opens. I only hope that the current trail does not become overwhelmed with so much traffic that it becomes damaged, like some of the trails in the High Peaks region of the Adirondacks. If we begin to see this, fast action will be needed to deal with it.

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    • nykeypad on

      Thanks, Alan. It will remain cinder and will be separated from the path by a median.

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