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November 18, 2013

Transit weighing options along U. of Buffalo corridor

New bus service, extending Metro Rail or bus rapid transit could all be considered.


October 31, 2013

N.Y. bus driver saves woman from jumping off bridge

Darnell Barton, a Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority bus operator, was taking 20 students home from school we he spotted the woman perched outside the guardrail over the expressway and coaxed her away from danger. After Barton gave a statement to the police, he continued driving his route.


October 17, 2011

Transit awarded funds to study extending rail to U. of Buffalo

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority plans to conduct an analysis of the Amherst-Buffalo Corridor, which potentially would connect the current the Light Rail System in Buffalo to the UB North Campus in Amherst.


June 24, 2011

Niagara Frontier transit cop cleared in spraying of protester

Despite a controversial excerpt of video on YouTube showing Transit Police Officer Adam M. Brodsky pepper-spraying anti-war protester Nate Buckley, agency officials say that a longer version and a bank security video presented a more complete picture that justified Brodsky's use of pepper spray.


December 29, 2010

NFTA taps Minkel as executive director

Succeeding Lawrence K. Meckler, who retires Friday after holding the post for 12 years, Kimberley A. Minkel is the first woman to head the region's public transit system.


July 15, 2010

Buffalo bus driver saves 10 from fire

Immediately gets back behind the wheel to finish his route.


May 25, 2010

Buffalo, N.Y. transit seeks input on efficiency plan

NFTA's plan would eliminate under-used routes and add buses to more popular routes. Pricing for fares and monthly passes would also change, in many cases reducing prices.


December 2, 2008

Universities to develop accessible transit options

An important area of research will be the design of access and interiors for buses.


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