Metro Rail

NFTA Metro Rail stationed inside the DL&W Terminal. January 10, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
July 31, 2019 - 5:56 pm
AMHERST (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - This year has been a hectic one for Amherst Town Supervisor Brian Kulpa, who's dealing with several unknowns and development projects that will have a major impact on the future of the area. Perhaps the most prominent of projects is the possibility of a major Metro...
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NFTA Metro Rail station at LaSalle Street. May 3, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
May 03, 2019 - 2:39 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The NFTA's Metro Rail will see infrastructure improvements over the next five years ranging from track replacement and video surveillance upgrades, to improvements in escalators and ventilation. "LaSalle Station and the rest of the metro rail have been showing its age," State...
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Boulevard Mall in Amherst. April 2, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
April 03, 2019 - 3:51 pm
AMHERST (WBEN) - The Boulevard Mall has been sold to Sinatra & Company Real Estate for $24.05 million. Developer Nick Sinatra talks Boulevard Mall's future Amherst Town Supervisor Brian Kulpa is intrigued by the area's potential. "We're here to announce a pretty exciting day for the Town of...
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NFTA Metro Rail stationed inside the DL&W Terminal. January 10, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
April 01, 2019 - 11:52 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Local officials are excited about the Metro Rail's future, especially after the state announced a significant investment into the system . "We got a committment to bring home $100 million for the NFTA rail capital program," said State Senator and Transportation...
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Metro Rail Expansion meeting at Sweet Home Middle School. December 6, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
March 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
Amherst, NY (WBEN) With Amherst considering changing its zoning code to allow more green space on Niagara Falls Boulevard, some are wondering how this could affect plans to expand the NFTA Metro Rail to the northtowns. State Senator Tim Kennedy says Supervisor Brian Kulpa knows what he's talking...
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NFTA Metro Rail stationed inside the DL&W Terminal. January 10, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
February 13, 2019 - 2:56 am
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - It's still extremely early in the process, as the NFTA is proposing to expand the existing Metro Rail from University Station to the I-990. Last night, the public was invited to an open house style meeting where they could meet with officials and express concerns...
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Metro Rail Expansion meeting at Sweet Home Middle School. December 6, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
February 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Your chance to speak up on the proposed NFTA Metro Rail expansion comes tonight at Sweet Home Middle School. Tom George with the NFTA says concerns will be addressed. "We present the design concept the way it's been laid and ask the public for input on whatever impacts that may...
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NFTA Metro Rail stationed inside the DL&W Terminal. January 10, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
January 28, 2019 - 4:50 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - The NFTA is in the process of implementing an app called Token Transit that is currently being used by over 50 agencies from around the country. "What you do, is you download on to your phone, and then you connect with a credit card or debit card. From there, you can move on and...
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Metro Rail Expansion meeting at Sweet Home Middle School. December 6, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
December 06, 2018 - 8:45 pm
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN) - Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority and WSP Consulting officials were on hand at Thursday night's public meeting on the metro rail expansion at Sweet Home Middle School to showcase the future of Buffalo's metro rail. The expansion of the light rail system will go from...
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