Archives

Reinforcing Buffalo’s Position as a Logistics Hub

State of Logistics event to offer insights for area logistics professionals and manufacturers Logistics and transportation is an important segment of our local economy, and the Partnership is committed to helping transform our region into an even bigger player in this growing industry. With the reinvigoration of our economy and

Read More »

Success knows no boundaries

International business woman, Nadja Piatka, to address harnessing the power of the CanAm market as keynote speaker at Unleashing the Power of the Mega-Region event. It is really not as difficult as some business people may perceive. That is how Nadja Piatka describes her view of cross border trade after

Read More »

Harness the Potential of the CanAm Market

Unleashing the Power of the Mega-Region can change your perspective. More and more companies – in the United States and Canada – are viewing our international border as an opportunity, not a barrier. And it may be the next big thing for your business. Find out more at an exciting

Read More »

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

Read More »

Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act

After years of advocating for a long-term federal transportation bill that would fund projects around the country, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership can cross another item off our advocacy agenda; the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act was signed into law by President Obama earlier this month. The first long-term transportation bill

Read More »

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

Read More »

Redeveloping Downtown: Transit Options Canalside-Cobblestone

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) is evaluating the potential expansion of its metro-rail service; a 6.4-mile light rail line that runs from downtown Buffalo to the University at Buffalo’s  South Campus. Since before its original debut some 30 years ago, Western New York residents have been talking about extending

Read More »

Highway Trust Fund: advocating for a long-term extension

With a shutdown of federal highway projects looming, Congress recently passed a three month extension for the Highway Trust Fund. This extension ensures that projects will be funded until October 29. While this may seem like good news, it is only a temporary fix. The Highway Trust Fund (HTF) was

Read More »