Next CRT Quarterly Meeting

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

CRT Quarterly Meeting

United Way, 742 Delaware Ave., Buffalo

Options for a New Multimodal Transportation Station in Downtown Buffalo


Bruce Becker, Director, Special Projects and Events, National Association of Railroad Passengers

Dan Leonard, Director, Economic Development, Buffalo Niagara Partnership

Thomas DeSantis, Acting Director of Planning, City of Niagara Falls

Introductory remarks by Paul Dyster, Mayor, City of Niagara Falls

Bruce Becker presentation to CRT Quarterly Meeting

Bruce Becker is the Vice President of Operations for the National Association of Rail Passengers.

Dan Leonard's presentation to CRT Quarterly Meeting

Dan Leonard is the Senior Director of Economic Development for the Buffalo-Niagara Partnership.

CRT Upstate New York Rail Station Gallery

We have curated a collection of the views and statuses of various upstate New York Amtrak stations. It is in PDF format.

Train Station Summit/Rep. Higgins Letter to NY DOT/Exchange St Roof Collapse

Citizens for Regional Transit endorses efforts by Rep. Brian Higgins and Sen. Charles Schumer to support a new Amtrak Station for Buffalo, NY and for a comprehensive study of optimal location(s).

The current Exchange Street Station has been voted as the “saddest rail station in the US” and is woefully inadequate to support an upward trending Buffalo and its transportation needs. The recent Exchange Street Station roof collapse intensifies the urgency of building a new station.

There are many requirements that must be considered in evaluating locations and design for a new Buffalo train station:


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