Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority

As planning for the Metro Rail extension across Amherst continues, the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is starting to offer looks at what the line will look like.

Western New York Land Conservancy

Running from Canalside to the Buffalo River near the Tesla Plant, across some of the oldest sections of the city, are a series of vegetation-overgrown small hills once connected by a massive rail line. The top 25 ideas submitted to transform that old Delaware, Lackawanna and Western rail line were unveiled to a standing-room only crowd Wednesday night at the M&T Center.

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

The proposal to turn an old and long-closed elevated railroad line into an elongated park and urban connector drew a packed house Tuesday night at Buffalo's Saturn Club.