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Sarge P from Sarasota, Fl. on 6/5/2022 6:49:19 PM:
We're staying at one of the local downtown Albany hotels after finishing the ride from Buffalo, and then taking the Amtrak (Albany-Rensselaer) back. Is there a bike lane that we can ride over the Dunn Memorial Bridge to get to the station? Or should we have the hotel shuttle us there? Thanks for any assistance.

 
Anonymous on 6/6/2022 5:27:26 AM:
Sarge: A bike/pedestrian lane has been added to the bridge to connect Jennings Landing at the river in Albany to Rensselaer. I have driven by it multiple times on my way to the train station, but have not ridden it. It is high and exposed, so it is not a ride for the meek, likely the reason I haven't yet seen anyone walking or riding on it. On this forum someone posted that Jennings Landing was the official terminus of the Erie Canal Trail, and that a small marker had been placed there.

 
Ed Marrone from SPRINGFIELD on 6/6/2022 1:54:22 PM:
Rode and walked over the Dunn Mem. Bridge mor than once. Steep climb up from the Albany side and rode over the river. Going down the ramp sign states bikes should be walked. Bridge does get a fair share of trash.

 
Sarge P from Sarasota on 6/21/2022 9:57:52 PM:
Thanks Ed,Yankee John, and anonymous for clarifying the trip over the bridge. As our hotel doesn't have shuttle service, we're riding over in the morning. Your clear description of the lane and route takes away any confusion. You are appreciated!