Topic : NFTA

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NFTA, U. of Buffalo study challenges faced by riders with disabilities

Accessibility| October 23, 2017

“It’s our hope that our research findings will guide standards that will make buses more accessible to all,” says UB prof. Victor Paquet.

NFTA introduces 3 different CNG model vehicles to fleet

Sustainability| January 14, 2016

Starting Jan. 12, 2016, Metro will begin operating the first of 44 full-size buses, first of 10 paratransit vans and two MV-1 supervisor vehicles, all powered by CNG. The new buses and vans will replace the oldest diesel vehicles currently in use.

Rail| February 26, 2014

NFTA’s aging rail creates hurdles for riders

Problems such as increased wait times for trains due to single track use, stemming from deteriorating conditions, caused a nearly 25% drop in ridership last year for the 30-year-old system.
Bus| 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.
Bus| October 31, 2013

NFTA 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.

Bus| February 23, 2012

NFTA eyes transit police takeover by sheriff

While the move could eliminate many redundancies between the two police forces, yearly savings estimates were said to be between $1 million and $1.9 million in a $10 million budget.
Accessibility| January 25, 2012

Niagara Frontier’s planned service cuts burden disabled riders

In a recent forum, Metro Bus Riders said Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority's plan to cut 22% of its bus routes by April 1 will be especially difficult for the disabled, low-income citizens and others without their own transportation. The agency recently lost $4.3 million in state aid.
Bus| 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.

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