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Below are some of the free and commercial applications that are available from the NFTA and third-party developers using Metro's open data.

Developers can visit out developer tools. To suggest or submit an app send and email to


NFTA-Metro App

NFTA-Metro by NFTA

Transportation Information for Buffalo and Niagara Falls.

For iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad


Wheres My Bus

Where's My Bus by NFTA & IBI

Track where your bus is at that moment using real-time technology.

For Web and mobile devices


Smart Traveler

Smart Traveler by NFTA and ACS

Real-Time Map Schedule information.

For Web and mobile Devices


Trip Planner

Trip Planner by NFTA and ATIS

Text based trip planner.

For Web and mobile devices


Google Transit

Google Transit by Google Maps

Public transportation planning tool that combines the latest agency data with the power of Google Maps.

For Web and mobile devices




Be In the Know While You’re On the Go

For Android, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Windows


Transit Tracker

Transit Tracker by Raging Coders

You know how to get there; we’ll help make sure you get there on time!

For iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad


Transit Times

NFTA-Metro-Buffalo by SwiftKay Development

This app provides you with all the route listings and stop times for Buffalo's Bus and Rail lines

For Android


Transit Times

Transit Times by Zervaas Enterprises

NFTA Public Transit Timetables, Maps & Trip Planning For Buffalo, NY, USA

For Android, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad


Hop Stop

HopStop Transit Directions by HopStop

Get detailed subway, bus, train, taxi, walking & biking directions along with official transit maps.

For iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad


General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS)

NFTA has provided schedule data in the General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS). To use the feed you should read and accept the terms of our General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) License Agreement below.

You can access our download directory to download data directly from our site.

General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) License Agreement

License Agreement
The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) hereby grants you (Licensee) non-exclusive, limited and revocable rights to use, reproduce, and redistribute NFTA Data (Data) subject to the following Terms:

NFTA trademarks and copyrighted materials, including any confusingly similar variants, may not be used in association with Data.

Data is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. NFTA makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied. NFTA disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. NFTA and its employees, officers, directors and agents will not be liable for damages of any kind arising from the use of Data including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and consequential damages.

NFTA reserves the right to alter and/or no longer provide Data at any time without prior notice.

NFTA maintains title, ownership, rights and interest in and to Data.

By using NFTA Data, you agree to be bound by all of the Terms and Conditions set forth in this agreement.

Applicable LawThe laws of the State of New York shall govern all rights and obligations under this Agreement, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws.

Entire AgreementThis Agreement constitutes the complete and exclusive agreement between NFTA and Licensee with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior oral or written understandings, communications, or agreements not specifically incorporated herein. NFTA reserves the right to modify or revoke this agreement at any time.