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CRT Comments on Niagara Gorge Corridor Project

On March 30, Citizens for Regional Transit submitted public comments on the new Niagara Gorge Corridor Project. The comment document is attached below.

2014 Annual Report

Here is the Citizens for Regional Transit Annual Report for 2014.

CRTC Conference Video Showcase

Here, you can find links to the various videos we exhibited at the 2013 CRT Transit Conference in Buffalo, NY, September 14, 2013.
Each listing gives you the runtime for the video.

1. Moving Beyond the Automobile: Transit Oriented Development (3:18).

http://vimeo.com/19836629#at=0
After the light rail is extended, businesses move in, followed by people. Note that in Jersey City car ownership is even lower than in Buffalo!

2. William Lind: A Conservative Voice For Public Transportation by Elizabeth Press on November 12, 2009 (3:21).

http://vimeo.com/12743336#at=0
Transit expansion is not just a green issue. The business perspective is presented here.

3. Active Living For All Ages: Creating Neighborhoods Around Transit by Robin

Urban Smith on April 17, 2012 (6:40). http://www.amara.org/en/videos/WQu2IVetxYLy/info/
Seniors need to be near transit to continue active living. This has benefits for everyone.

4. Phoenix's METRO Light Rail Takes Flight by Clarence Eckerson, Jr. on June 17, 2009 (3:21).

http://vimeo.com/12745105#at=0
Planning for large increases in population.

5. Take a Ride on the Seattle Streetcar by Clarence Eckerson, Jr. on March 10, 2009 (3:58).

http://vimeo.com/12796321#at=0
The new streetcar line connects to rail and to interesting neighborhoods.

CRT Transit Conference a great success

Transit Conference

CITIZENS FOR REGIONAL TRANSIT INVITES YOU TO A CONFERENCE

The Case for Transit: How light rail can be a vehicle for sustainable economic development

Saturday, 14 September 2013

Coffee and registration begin at 8:00 – Conference from 9:00 to 2:00

Co-sponsored by Canisius College

Montante Cultural Center, Canisius College, 2021 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14208

Click here for the location

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nadine Lemmon, Legislative Advocate, Tri-State Transportation Campaign. “Making Transit Work…. Economically!”

Panel: Mark Croce, Dr. Daniel Hess, Hal Morse, Patrick Whalen, Howard Zemsky.
Tour: DL&W and Central Terminals and future airport light rail alignment from 2:00 to 4:00

To register for the event, lunch and the tour, click here.

FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

$10 cost for optional box lunch, paid at the door

Reservations for lunch and/or tour are due by September 7th. You may also download the registration form below and send to Citizens for Regional Transit, c/o CRT Conference, 289 Ashford Avenue, Tonawanda, NY 14150.
Call 716-833-9543 with questions.

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