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BFLO + TOD = Where Development & Urban Planning Meet

By Seth Piccirillo | Senior Manager of Economic Development 81% of Millennials and 77% of Baby Boomers prefer to live in walkable, active communities. By 2030, 25% of people in the rental and housing market will seek housing near transit. The Buffalo Niagara Metro Rail Corridor’s population is expected to

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Getting a Job - Employ Buffalo Niagara

Getting a Job is Hard. Getting to Work Can Be Harder.

Employ Buffalo Niagara connects local employers with residents seeking job opportunities. While job placement is vital to the success of our region, creating opportunity is only step one in addressing our regional workforce challenges. Once an employee is hired, they must be able to get to their job and all

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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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Transportation investment crucial for Riverbend’s success

The Riverbend development, at the former Republic Steel site in South Buffalo, is a transformative project for Buffalo and Western New York. SolarCity has committed to investing $5 billion over the next decade on a solar panel manufacturing facility expected to generate 3,000 jobs. New York State has also committed

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