Citizens for Regional Transit

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Plans for an extension of the Metro Rail into Amherst are moving along, but Citizens for Regional Transit don't want to stop there. Public transportation advocates say this is just the beginning.

Citizens for Regional Transit

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is doing extensive and expensive planning for extending the Metro Rail deep into Amherst. An active transit-supporter group is suggesting much of that same research could be used to plan another extension, from downtown to Buffalo Niagara International Airport and beyond.

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How often do you use public transit services? That’s the question groups like Citizens for Regional Transit, Go Buffalo, GObike and the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus are asking Western New Yorkers.

Citizens for Regional Transit

Improving Amtrak passenger train service into and out of this region is almost as important as improving the connecting Metro Rail service. That from a meeting Tuesday night sponsored by Citizens for Regional Transit.


Buffalo Transit Riders

A group known as Buffalo Transit Riders United is pushing the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority to give riders more of a voice in policy decision making.

Could ride-hailing help boost public transit?

Oct 18, 2017

While ride-hailing is still a relatively new phenomenon in Western New York, it’s already changing the way many people get around the region.

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Local supporters of expanded public transit are seeing some light at the end of the tunnel, with increasing support for extending the Metro Rail.


The NFTA is looking at a 1,600-foot extension of the Metro Rail, wrapping around First Niagara Center and running toward Michigan Avenue and the Cobblestone District. It would include a new station along South Park Avenue.


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Citizens for Regional Transit unveiled plans for a gondola lift system on Buffalo's waterfront at Hallwalls Monday. Some envision the system as a key part in developing a waterfront that would attract hundreds of thousands of visitors.

Group raising hopes for waterfront gondolas

May 18, 2015

Could a system of gondola lifts successfully carry visitors along the city's waterfront? The group Citizens for Regional Transit wants to explore the concept during a public meeting this afternoon at Hallwalls.