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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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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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Chick-FIl-A holds grand opening on Walden Avenue in Cheektowaga. November 29, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Controversy brewing over a proposed second Chick-Fil-A in Western New York. The NFTA says it's revamping the food court at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, with Chick-Fil-A set to be the anchor attraction. The plan though, is running in to opposition. "The problem...
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NFTA Metro Rail stationed inside the DL&W Terminal. January 10, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
March 16, 2019 - 8:18 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The fourth of five public hearings on public transportation took place on Friday in Buffalo. State Senator Tim Kennedy said that capital improvements necessary for light rail improvements in Buffalo are something that must be addressed in the budget. "We're looking for $6...
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Buffalo Niagara International Airport. November 28, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
February 13, 2019 - 11:21 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - An airplane leaving the Buffalo Niagara International Airport on Wednesday morning hit a jet bridge. NFTA told WBEN that the accident happened at 7 a.m. when United Flight 1442 was leaving from Buffalo to Newark, New Jersey. The plane's nose connected with the jet bridge,...
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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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January 19, 2019 - 7:35 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - NFTA Police said there was a shooting on a metro bus on Friday night. The shooting happened while the bus was on Eggert Road near Route 33. A female victim suffered non-life threatening injuries. Police said the investigation is ongoing.
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