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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — How does Buffalo compare to other cities when it comes to recovering from the impact of the pandemic?

"Buffalo Business First" calculated the city's downtown recovery as part of its "downtown vitality index."

It takes into account six different factors, including people moving into or out of the area, transit ridership, office space, and hotel occupancy.

Read the article here.

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