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Opportunities Are In Transit

Transit-Oriented Development in Buffalo Niagara is focus of Logistics & Transportation Council meeting The Metro Rail corridor in Buffalo connects more than passengers and their destinations. According to a comprehensive study and plan by the Greater Buffalo-Niagara Regional Transportation Council (GBNRTC), the Metro Rail line has the potential to connect

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Council Q&A: Forward Thinking – Transit Oriented Development

Transit Oriented Development (TOD) is a growing trend in urban redevelopment that integrates some form of mass transit into a project based on its location, design, amenities and market appeal. We asked one of our Development Advisory Council members, Paul Ciminelli, President and CEO of Ciminelli Real Estate, to discuss

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WBFO Talks Tourism and Transportation in 2017 Advocacy Agenda Unveiling

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s 2017 Advocacy Agenda was also featured in an article by WBFO with a focus first on tourism dollars and then shifting to the need for more regional connectivity through transportation infrastructure. The agenda pushes two metro rail extensions; one to the University at Buffalo’s North Campus

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Buffalo News Highlights 2017 Advocacy Agenda Unveiling

The 2017 Advocacy Agenda unveiling event was featured in a Buffalo News article Friday morning. The article highlighted a regional priority of connecting the community and growing through improved transportation initiatives. “We have to focus on what is really critical infrastructure for our community,” Dottie Gallagher-Cohen, President and CEO of the

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Building our Region, Investing in Transit

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) is currently in the process of assessing transit options at both ends of the Metro Rail. The system has served Buffalo along its 6.4 mile route since its completion in the mid-1980s. This line has remained relatively unchanged for 30 years. However, the economic

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NYS Budget: Transportation wins and what’s next

The 2015 NYS budget season has come to a close with a final revenue bill that includes some key victories for our business community and critical infrastructure. On the whole, the budget has been a great success for the economic future of the State. In addition to the much-publicized 10-year

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