Physical Activity - Current Initiatives

Get Out & Live North Country – Get Out & Live is a new tri-County initiative we are part of with the goal of collecting photos and stories of how people incorporate biking and walking into everyday life.  We are actively seeking stories from ANY North Country resident.  You can go to the website at and submit your story today!  You can also find us on Facebook at  or on twitter at @GOALNC.


Essex County Complete Streets Coalition – Advocates for Complete Streets policies, planning and projects which support walking, biking and active living in Essex County communities.

ECCS Coalition COVER


Malone Complete Streets Partnership – Coordinates and advocates for the development and implementation of Complete Streets plans and policies in the Town and Village of Malone that promote a multi-modal transportation network for all users.

Saranac Lake Trails Plan – An initiative led by the Saranac Lake Healthy Infrastructure Advisory Board to create a bike & pedestrian master plan for the community and integrate the recommendations into the revised comprehensive plan for the Village of Saranac Lake.  UPDATE: SUCCESS!!  The Trails Plan was passed by the Village of Saranac Lake in June of 2013.  The next step will be to work on implementing the many recommendations contained in the plan.  You can find the Final Trails Plan HERE.