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July 15, 1946  -  Jan. 24, 2020 For more than three decades, Daryl E. "Rasuli" Floyd was one of the main voices of the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, the state public-benefit corporation responsible for overseeing public transportation in the Buffalo-Niagara region. Known professionally as Daryl Rasuli, he also promoted various civic and cultural service …

Buffalo

The Delavan Metro Rail station will remain closed through the weekend, at least, while crews continue to attempt to relieve flooding in the tunnel that resulted from a water main break overnight Thursday, according to a spokeswoman for the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority. Spokeswoman Helen Tederous said Metro Rail will continue operating between the University…

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Electrical power went out briefly Monday at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport in Cheektowaga, according to a spokeswoman for the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority. Spokeswoman Helen Tederous said the power went out about 7 p.m., but the airport's generator kicked in a short time later. Full power was restored within the hour, Tederous said. The pow…

Buffalo

Workers are installing the new track bed in the southeast portion of lower Main Street and preparing to put in the new rails as part of the effort to restore car traffic to the key downtown artery. Debra Chernoff, manager of planning for Buffalo Place, said the new rails were delivered to the site at Main and Scott streets and are "ready to go in when they're done level…

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More than 85 unclaimed bicycles that were recently donated to GObike Buffalo are destined to be stripped down, rebuilt and recycled into the community, the local infrastructure improvement advocacy group announced. The unclaimed bicycles were donated to GObike Buffalo by the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority-Metro last week and will be used for GObike Buffalo's …

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The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority Thursday selected a Rochester-based construction management firm to oversee a $52.6 million expansion project at Buffalo Niagara International Airport. The Pike Company Inc., whose Buffalo office is led by Tim Vaeth, will manage the project that includes the addition of two buildings with 54,000 square feet of space, as well…

Amherst

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority has added to its real estate holdings at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. The NFTA late last month acquired the former site of an auto repair shop located right next to the airport, after the owner of the longtime business closed down late last year. The agency paid $850,000 to Jeffrey D. Wetzel for the one-acre pr…