Troy mayor readies for alternative transportation festival

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Get ready to ramble! That’s what the city of Troy is doing.

Mayor Patrick Madden lead a short ride-along bike tour through downtown troy on Tuesday in anticipation of the third annual Collar City Ramble. The ramble is an alternative transportation festival that celebrates all forms of human-powered transportation.

The theme of this year’s event is urban trails.

The mayor says that a city like troy is the perfect setting.

“Troy is a nice compact small town, it’s our goal to make it more friendly to the pedestrian, slow the traffic down a little bit and give it more of a community feel,” Mayor Patrick Madden (D-Troy) said.

The ramble will take place on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and include walking, hiking, biking and even kayaking activities.

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