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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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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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More Drivers & Fewer Dollars Equal Big Problems

  The U.S. Interstate Highway System is 60 years old and according to a new report, it’s showing its age. The report, published by TRIP – an organization focusing on surface transportation trends – details the conditions of the country’s highway system. According to the report, the Interstate is now

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2016 Cross Council Agenda Rollout

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s first-ever Cross Council Agenda Rollout was a huge success earlier this month as we aimed to better promote collaboration, coordination and networking among the Partnership’s five councils. The event allowed council members from various industries to see the common thread amongst the five council agendas, which led

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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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Regional Agenda Reboot

For well over a decade, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership has collaborated with the cities of Buffalo and Niagara Falls and the counties of Erie and Niagara to produce the Regional Agenda. The document has been a combination of shared requests for both project funding and policy changes at the state

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Mark your calendar: upcoming manufacturing events

In accordance with the expansion of our Manufacturers’ Council, the Partnership is introducing several new manufacturing events in the next several months. We encourage you to mark your calendar today for: Cross-Council Mixer: 8/11 This networking event is open to all members of our five councils, as well as anyone

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State of Logistics connects WNY business to SolarCity

Yesterday’s State of Logistics event was an incredible success, drawing 350 people that were eager to learn more about how they can tap in to SolarCity’s supply chain. Attendees heard from Vinayak Gupta, Vice President at SolarCity, and Jack Ampuja, Logistics and Transportation Council co-chair, on the trends and forecasts

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