Peace Bridge

A Joint Push for a New U.S. Peace Bridge Plaza

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) and Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) are joining forces in a renewed push for a new U.S. Peace Bridge plaza.  In a recently released letter, the two congressmen are calling on the federal government’s General Services Administration to put the planning and development of a new U.S. plaza on the “front burner.”

2013 Year in Review: Logistics Council

2013 was another busy year for the Partnership’s Logistics Council including the 2013 State of Logistics and a series of exclusive, behind-the scene tours at the Peace Bridge, Lewiston-Queenston Bridge and the Port of Buffalo as well as incredible progress on the implementation of the International Trade Gateway (ITG) concept.  Over the past year, stakeholders representing both the private and public sectors have met at least bi-monthly to develop the International Trade Gateway strategic plan, which was rolled out in August.  The steering committee has made presentations to: the WNY Regional Economic Development Council, Assemblyman Robin Schimminger, representatives from the Port Authority of NY/NJ, Erie County Executive, and the Niagara County Economic Development Alliance.