Logistics & Transportation Truck Platooning BNP

Truck Platooning: The What, Why and How

Truck platooning is an innovative system of automated vehicle operation that has been shown to improve safety, minimize fuel consumption and reduce aerodynamic drag. Representatives from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) joined us to host a

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2017 Council Agendas

Recapping our Premier Cross Council Event

On December 15, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership unveiled its 2017 Council Agendas at its second annual Council Agenda Rollout. Attended by members of our four industry Councils, the program featured presentations by Dottie Gallagher-Cohen and our Council Chairs: Christine Bonaguide, Chair of the CanAm Council Steven Ricca, Former Chair of

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Making the Connections That Create Cross-Border Business

The CanAm and Logistics & Transportation Councils toured a Foreign Trade Zone that’s right in Buffalo’s backyard at WP Warehousing. Canada and the United States have a strong connection that goes beyond our close proximity. We share the longest mutual border in the world, which we use to support the largest

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How Do You Commute? Take the Survey!

Over the past few years, the Partnership has led the private sector’s involvement in the development and implementation of One Region Forward, Buffalo Niagara’s regional sustainability plan. Transportation is one of the give major components (or “big ideas”) of One Region Forward. The plan complied and analyzed data related to

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Redeveloping Downtown: Transit Options Canalside-Cobblestone

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) is evaluating the potential expansion of its metro-rail service; a 6.4-mile light rail line that runs from downtown Buffalo to the University at Buffalo’s  South Campus. Since before its original debut some 30 years ago, Western New York residents have been talking about extending

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Logistics and Transportation Council tours NITTEC

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership plays a lead role in advocating for many issues that are critical to the economy and residents of Western New York. Often times, issues can be divisive, falling along political lines or fronted with the disparate needs between upstate and downstate. However, when it comes to

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Logistics and Transportation Tour Series: UPS

On November 6, as part of the Logistics and Transportation Tour Series, Partnership members had the unique opportunity to tour one of the largest UPS Small Package facilities in the Northeast: UPS’ Buffalo Small Package Hub on Bailey Avenue. Prior to stepping out onto the live floor, UPS showcased two

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