NFTA Metro Rail

Mike Desmond WBFO News

Proposals were due this week for developing the DL&W Terminal, behind the Key Bank Center, in downtown Buffalo. The ground floor serves as the maintenance shop for the NFTA's Metro Rail system.


Chris Caya WBFO News

Upgrades for the Metro Rail system are being funded in the new state budget that was approved Saturday.

Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Few people would expect to find a sprawling sculpture of a DNA-like structure in a public transit station.

WBFO File Photo

The NFTA said an African-American male in his mid 30's appeared to be hit by a train.

Vehicle drives into opening of Metro Rail portal

Feb 16, 2016
WBFO News file photo

A driver, unfamiliar with streets in downtown Buffalo, drove their vehicle into a Metro Rail portal. WBFO's Eileen Buckley reports.


Buffalo’s renaissance has seen success, in part, because the city has learned to embrace its unique characteristics and remake them to meet current and future demands. So far, it’s been done well on the downtown waterfront, with one exception – the DL&W Terminal.

WBFO News photo by Avery Schnider

After three decades of rail-only access on Main Street in Buffalo, the first stretch of multi-use roadway is officially open Friday. The stretch between Tupper and Chippewa Streets was made accessible to cars, bikes and pedestrians, months after its expected opening.