Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA)

Buffalo, NY 14203


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181 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

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The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is a diversified and synergistic organization serving Buffalo Niagara through cost-effective, quality transportation services everyday.

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FTA awards $17.6 million in competitive grant funding for transit-oriented development projects

The grants will be going to 20 communities in 16 states to help communities develop local plans to encourage ridership by developing housing and businesses near transit corridors...
Mobile Applications

NFTA rolls out MetGo app for better rider experience

Sept. 6, 2023
Benefits of the app include ease of access, as well as fare capping, which ensures riders won’t pay more than $5 a day no matter how much they ride the bus or rail.
New Flyer of America
A New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE bus with ramp deployed.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

NFTA approves electric bus purchase from New Flyer

March 3, 2021
The agreement will see the first buses delivered to NFTA in 2022 and carries an option to purchase up to 140 additional vehicles.
Mobile Applications

NFTA partners with Magnusmode to provide inclusive, transformational travel experience

Jan. 28, 2021
New card deck provide step-by-step guidance for riders and travelers living with Autism and cognitive challenges.
NFTA has added 30-day passes on Token Transit, a contactless fare payment option.

NFTA surveys riders to gain insight and plan for the future

Aug. 4, 2020
The online survey provided valuable feedback to the agency’s COVID-19 response.

National Public Transportation Study Ranks NFTA Among the Top 25 Agencies in Connecting Workers with Jobs

Jan. 4, 2018
Research from the Accessibility Observatory at the University of Minnesota recently ranked the top metropolitan areas in the country for connecting workers with jobs by transportation...
Givin' and Groovin' Metro stuff-a-bus.

NFTA Collects 1,300 Pounds of Food Thanks to the “Giving and Grooving” Bus

Aug. 29, 2017
The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority announced the impressive results of its food drive that garnered 1302 pounds of food to help those served by the Food Bank of WNY...

NFTA Introduces Natural Gas Operating Vehicles to its Fleet

Jan. 19, 2016
The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority announced Jan. 11, that Metro is introducing compressed natural gas operating vehicles to its fleet, as the agency takes the initiative...

Metro Begins Construction on CNG Station

Sept. 3, 2015
The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) announced Aug. 31, that Metro, in conjunction with Trillium CNG, has begun construction on a high capacity fast fill compressed...

NY: Metro Rail to Operate Modified, Single Track Service

June 20, 2013
The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority announced Metro Rail will operate modified, single track service starting June 24, as work continues to return vehicular traffic ...

Articles & News

Denver RTD
RTD is suspending service on its L Line for 20 days to complete a rail maintenance project.

Summer rail maintenance: Updates from Denver RTD, NFTA and SEPTA

July 13, 2023
The agencies are all undertaking maintenance projects in July to limit the number of riders impacted by construction, while performing work that will improve service and safety...
Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority
TSA Administrator David Pekoske, left, presents a plaque to NFTA Executive Director Kim Minkel indicating that NFTA received the Gold Standard Award.
Safety & Security

NFTA recognized with TSA Gold Standard Award

April 10, 2023
NFTA is one of four transit agencies to earn the distinction, which recognizes excellence in transit safety and security.
Rachel A. Maloney Joyner, Manager, Bus and Special Service Operations, NFTA-Metro
40 Under 40

2022 40 Under 40: Rachel A. Maloney Joyner

Aug. 23, 2022
Rachel A. Maloney Joyner, Manager, Bus and Special Service Operations, Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA-Metro)
The Complete Trip – ITS4US Deployment Program is a three-phased initiative designed to create large-scale, replicable deployments that generate increased mobility options across multiple modes of transportation to address the challenges of planning and executing complete trips.

USDOT awards $27 million for next phases of Complete Trip - ITS4US Deployment Program

June 10, 2022
Four projects received a share of the funding to advance projects providing more efficient, affordable and accessible transportation options for underserved communities.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Patrick Cashin
APTA awarded a Gold Award to Long Island Rail Road as part its Rail Safety Awards.
Safety & Security

APTA names Safety & Security Excellence winners

Sept. 23, 2020
The annual recognition honors transit agencies for innovative and proactive safety and security programs.

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NY: NFTA Awarded Certificate of Merit for Security by APTA

June 13, 2013
The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority announced June 12 it has been awarded a certificate of merit for security by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA...