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Metro Rail will not run above ground Saturday, Aug. 7, for the full service day. Metro will provide shuttle buses to serve downtown. Details here.

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Special Metro Bus service to the Erie County Fair runs Aug. 11 - 22. Details here.

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Paratransit Access Line clients, help us make your service better. Take our Customer Satisfaction Survey. English or Spanish

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Notice of Public Hearing 
Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is seeking public comment on a proposed service plan, fare structure modifications and accompanying Title VI analysis.

NFTA-Metro is in the process of making changes to the bus system and upgrading the fare collection system, both of which will change the way in which passengers access public transit vehicles and facilities.

Three public hearings are scheduled:

August 23, 2021
Virtual Public Hearing
5:30 p.m.
Please register here
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August 24, 2021
Portage Road Transit Center
5:30 p.m.
1162 Portage Road, Niagara Falls, NY

August 25, 2021
Metropolitan Transportation Center
5:30 p.m.
181 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY   

Comments or emails received no later than September 8, 2021 will also be considered. Comments should be sent to NFTA, 181 Ellicott Street, Buffalo NY 14203, Attn: Service Planning or emailed to

Please advise the NFTA by August 9, 2021 if a language interpreter, assistive listening system, or any other accommodation is needed to facilitate participation in the Public Hearings. 


Based on data and public input to date as part of the Bus Network Improvements project, NFTA Metro has developed a series of proposed changes to the bus network. We want to hear your feedback. Visit to provide feedback by September 8.


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Metro is studying bus stops in order to improve speed and reliability, while preserving accessibility. Metro is currently accepting comments on proposed changes to bus stops on Routes 2, 4, and 22. Visit for details and to comment. 

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Tue. July 6, 2021 through October

Underground service from University to Fountain Plaza Stations will use both tracks but run on the singletracking schedule. Above ground, riders will need to transfer at Fountain Plaza to a rail shuttle on the opposite track. It serves all other stops, ending at Erie Canal Harbor Station.

Additional details here. Thank you for your patience.


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On Sale now, for people 17 years or younger. Ride Metro Buses and Metro Rail all summer.

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Work on the Ohio St. lift bridge reroutes #42 and #74 buses. Details here. Map for Route 42. Map for Route 74.


LaSalle: The elevator between the street and the middle level will be closed for maintenance as of Mon. May 17. Thank you for your patience as we completed these necessary repairs. All elevator and escalator status information is available here.

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Ticket Vending Machines are being moved in Metro’s underground stations, as part of Metro’s ongoing improvements the fare system. TVMs remain fully functional and close to their previous locations.

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Text or Email to find out when your next bus is arriving
Metro has a few ways to tell you when your bus is coming. Pick the one that's right for you.

For all COVID-19 updates click here.


NFTA-Metro   |   181 Ellicott St.   |   Buffalo, New York 14203
NFTA 716-855-7300   |   NFTA-Metro Customer Care 716-855-7211   |   TTY/Relay 711 or 800-662-1220
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