2018 OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE

TROY’S ALTERNATIVE TRANSPORTATION FEST PUTS FOCUS ON URBAN TRAILS 9.22
Collar City Ramble Features Car-Free Fun and Adventure, Fifth Annual

TROY, NY (07/26/18) — An annual alternative transportation festival, the Collar City Ramble, returns to Troy for its fifth year Saturday, September 22 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM with a day of events that feature guided tours via kayak, bike and on foot.

For the second year in a row, Transport Troy is Partnering with the City of Troy to offer up 10 parking spots for temporary installations to be active from September 21 to October 6. PARK(ing) Day is a annual open-source global event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces: temporary public places. The project began in 2005 when Rebar, a San Francisco art and design studio, converted a single metered parking space into a temporary public park in downtown San Francisco. Since 2005, PARK(ing) Day has evolved into a global movement, with organizations and individuals (operating independently of Rebar but following an established set of guidelines) creating new forms of temporary public space in urban contexts around the world.

The mission of PARK(ing) Day is to call attention to the need for more urban open space, to generate critical debate around how public space is created and allocated, and to improve the quality of urban human habitat…at least until the meter runs out. International Parking day 2018 is September 21. To coincide with the Ramble & Troy Night Out we are PARK(ing) Troy-style. Revealed on September 21, the installations will be in place through October 6.

REQUEST FOR SUBMISSION OPEN CALL | Submission Deadline 08.10.18

A full schedule of trail, water and road activities will be available by early August 2018.

WEB SITES:
Facebook: www.facebook.com/CollarCityRamble
Website: www.collarcityramble.com

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