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This new project is a collaboration between the City and Town of Ithaca. The town’s part of the project is expected to start in Spring 2020 and finish at the end of summer.

Route 96B sidewalk to begin construction in Spring 2020

By Jordan Broking, Contributing Writer November 20, 2019
Construction on a sidewalk along 96B, the route that connects Ithaca College to downtown Ithaca, is moving forward to provide safer access to campus.
Some Ithaca College students have sustained injuries or felt unsafe walking along Route 96B — Danby Road — without sidewalks. For almost a decade, the Town of Ithaca has been considering a plan to install sidewalks on Danby Road, however these plans have never come to fruition.

No set timeline for installation of sidewalks on Danby Road

By Michael Pyskaty, Staff Writer April 23, 2016
Walking alongside New York state Route 96B on a brisk Friday evening in January with two of her friends, Allison Tindel was struck by a vehicle on the side of the roadway

96B traffic danger spurs petition for sidewalk

By Michael Tkaczevski, Staff Writer November 29, 2012
Senior Charlotte Roberts is petitioning the City of Ithaca, the Town of Ithaca and the State Department of Transportation to create a sidewalk along New York State Route 96B, an area near the college prone to accidents.
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