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Lower Main Street. August 27, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 22, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - If you hoped to drive your car on Lower Main Street in Buffalo, you'll have to wait another year as construction crews will yield their work while NFTA works on the DL&W Terminal in 2020. Because of the NFTA's work, construction crews will not be able to continue working...
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Brendan Keany
September 24, 2019 - 6:50 pm
AMHERST (WBEN) - The NFTA held another public meeting at Sweet Home Middle School on Tuesday evening, as the organization continues to investigate the reality of an expanded Metro Rail line that would connect the UB South Campus to UB North. "We're in the environmental process; we're doing an...
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Tom Puckett
September 20, 2019 - 1:26 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A total of nine people have been taken to the hospital after a car and an NFTA bus collided with a parked car at East Delavan and Bailey Friday morning. "The initial investigation has determined possibly one of the cars on Bailey Avenue may have run a red light," says NFTA...
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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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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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