Truck platooning is an innovative system of automated vehicle operation that has been shown to improve safety, minimize fuel consumption and reduce aerodynamic drag.
The CanAm and Logistics & Transportation Councils toured a Foreign Trade Zone that’s right in Buffalo’s backyard at WP Warehousing.
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 transportation patterns in our region and many of the results are startling, if not alarming. According to data from One Region Forward, we spend more time commuting than ever before. Compared to 1970, we drive twice as much, with more people driving alone.
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 the line four additional miles to the University’s larger North Campus.
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 transportation infrastructure, the issue is met with near universal concern.