Project Milestones

Sept 2019

September Public Workshop

Metro Rail Expansion Project will hold a public workshop on September 24th from 5-7pm at Sweet Home Middle School to present the concept design plans, updated station design concepts, recap of traffic analysis results, and preliminary environmental analysis and impacts. In addition, NFTA invites the public to provide information on known built historic properties or archaeological sites pursuant to Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.

June 2019

Public Workshop June 11, 2019

Metro Rail Expansion Project held a public workshop on June 11th from 5-7pm at UB South Hayes Hall - Room 403 to present various station design concepts, ridership projections, and traffic analysis results. View the presentation materials | Take the LRT Station Questionnaire

May 2019

Final Scoping Document

NFTA has incorporated comments from the scoping process and have prepared the Final Scoping Report as part of the NEPA and SEQRA Environmental Impact Statement process. The Final Scoping Report reflects changes made in response to public and agency comments on the Draft Scoping Document. View the Final Scoping Report

Project News

NFTA Rail Expansion Taking Shape

By Fadia Patterson, published December 7, 2018

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The Metro Rail Expansion Project is LIVE!

Stay informed and up-to-date on the project as we progress through the environmental documentation process, coordinate with federal and state agencies, conduct various public outreach efforts, and complete conceptual engineering in order to identify project costs, potential environmental impacts, and how those impacts would be mitigated.

NFTA will be seeking entry into Federal Transit Administration’s New Starts Program for project funding through the Capital Improvement Grant program.

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