BUFFALO, N.Y. — As part of the recently approved state budget, the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) will receive an extra $9 million to make improvements to its Metro Rail system, The Buffalo News reports.
Assemblyman Sean M. Ryan, who credited other local delegation members with helping bring home the Metro Rail funds, has called for a five-year, $100 million capital plan to address the system’s needs. He said he is hopeful that this is the start of state funding dedicated to improving the rail system, according to the report. For the full story, click here.
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