The organization says the former site of Troy's city hall is "the perfect location” for a “permanent home space."
Author: Luke Stoddard Nathan
A city-hired consultant shared some details about the city's Downtown Revitalization Initiative proposal on Monday.
As of Thursday morning, 170 bikes were in circulation. But many more will soon be deployed.
The work is not connected to a long-planned $30 million remediation effort.
People have been writing suggestions on a tarp on a fence near the site.
"I think Troy could really use a year-round venue that’s in the heart of downtown—somewhere that’s walkable from downtown and parts of South Troy."
A department spokesman said the project cost is still being developed.
The city's proposal was one of two selected by the Capital District Transportation Committee earlier this year.
"We'll open somewhere else," owner Terry O'Brien told The Alt on Thursday morning.
Following a still-confidential study by consulting firm Steer Davies Gleave, the project's scope has changed considerably.
The property, at 1 14th St., sold for $260,000 to Han One Dynasty, LLC.