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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:

Where's the Money???? Funding Upstate Transit

Nadine Lemmon, of the Tri-State Transportation Campaign, presented this talk at the Citizens for Regional Transit quarterly meeting on October 16, 2015.

Buffalo SkyLine Gondola Presentation

[Outer Harbor concept drawing by Seth C Triggs]

Download the Citizens for Regional Transit/21st Century Park presentation on the new Buffalo SkyLine, a thrilling tourist and community attraction, coupled with a world-class park on the Outer Harbor!

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.

Bikes on Metro Bus and Rail

The NFTA has furnished handy guides to using NFTA Metro Bus and Rail as a convenient method of extending your bicycle journey or commute!

http://metro.nfta.com/pdfs/BikesOnMetro.pdf

There are also how-to videos available.

http://metro.nfta.com/programs/howto.aspx

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