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.”
Buffalo Business First looked at how the Buffalo Niagara region would be impacted should President Donald Trump’s biometric mandate be implemented.
This June, the Peace Bridge, connecting Buffalo, New York to Fort Erie, Ontario, will celebrate its 90th birthday, but in the months prior, the bridge is undergoing a massive rehabilitation project.
After years of advocating for an increase in policies that would streamline cross border movement, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership can cross another item off our advocacy agenda.
If you haven’t already heard, major improvements to the tune of about $80 million are planned at the Peace Bridge, beginning this summer.
Thanks to the improvements, in three years you’ll be able to enjoy:
The Partnership knows how important it is improve the border-crossing experience, which is why we recommend NEXUS.
Did you know the Peace Bridge is the second busiest land border crossing between Canada and the United States?
Last week, the Canadian Consulate hosted BN360 and Emerging Business Leaders of the Amherst Chamber of Commerce for an afternoon and evening of collaboration, exploration and bi-national education and networking.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced (Feb. 24, 2014) the official launch of Phase II of the truck cargo pre-inspection pilot program the U.S. and Canada are conducting on their shared border.
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.