doug hartmayer

Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority

The union representing Metro Bus drivers and mechanics says it wants the public and the Governor to know members are "very frustrated" about the lack of a contract after eight years of negotiations, and have "no confidence" in the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority's Executive Director to reach an agreement on their behalf.

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A new study has ranked Buffalo as having the ninth most effective public transportation system in the nation among mid-sized cities.

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If you're among the throngs of travelers who will be in long lines at airport terminals during the holiday, the NFTA's public affairs director is encouraging you to build in extra time for enhanced security.

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Buffalo's primary airport is constructing a lactation room for traveling, nursing mothers. The announcement comes after legislation was recently introduced in the state legislature by Buffalo senator Tim Kennedy that would require large New York airports to offer such rooms.


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After working years without a raise or a contract, some of the NFTA's 1,100 unionized employees are turning to the public for support.

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The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is making a big investment towards its future.

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A small plane lost power and crash-landed in a mostly empty parking lot at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport Thursday afternoon. No one was injured.

Car collides with Metro bus, injuring many

Dec 10, 2013
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An accident involving a car and an NFTA Metro bus in Buffalo Tuesday morning resulted in several minor injuries.

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Given the large number of people currently using public transportation between Amherst and downtown Buffalo, a study is being done to determine what the best options are for meeting future demand.

NFTA to spruce up Erie Canal Harbor station

Aug 30, 2013
NFTA

With all of the new construction taking place at Canalside,  the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority says it's going to remodel its Erie Canal Harbor rail station.

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Changes could be on the way for the traveling public both in the air and on the ground if the $85 billion worth of spending cuts take effect as planned.  

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Starting today, Metro Rail trains will no longer be stopping at the Theater Station platform in downtown Buffalo.

Airport parking to expand by 1,000 spaces

Oct 25, 2012
buffaloairport.com

Work will begin soon on a parking lot expansion at Buffalo Niagara International Airport. 

The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council and the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority will spend more than $8 million to increase parking at the Long Term B lot by 1,000 spaces.