Public Notice:

2017 - 2021 Transporation Improvement Program Amendment #43

NFTA State Rail Capital Funding Alignment – New Project

Public comments will be received through December 28, 2018


The Greater Buffalo-Niagara Regional Transportation Council (GBNRTC), the Metropolitan Planning Organization for Erie and Niagara Counties, is proposing to amend the 2017-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) by adding one (1) new project.

  • PIN 582474 NFTA State Rail Capital Funding Alignment

Work will include:

  • Escalator Replacement - Replace NFTA-Metro light rail system escalators with a new design

  • Elevator Controller Replacement - Replace original elevator controllers in the 8 underground stations

  • Fastener & Pad Replacement, Phase 10 - Replace fastener and rail and repairs the supporting floating slabs

  • Station Panel Liner Replacement - Replace existing steel panels on the tunnel walls of the Rail Stations

  • Catenary & Insulator Replacement - Replace overhead contact wire and insulators on the Light Rail Rapid Transit catenary

  • Station Exterior Rehabilitation - Rehab of rail station exteriors

A total amount of $9M funding is needed for this new project. NY State will contribute 100% of this amount through State Dedicated Funds (SDF). As this is new funding to the region, fiscal constraint will be maintained.

The let is scheduled for 1/18.

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Public comments will be received through December 28, 2018 at; in writing to GBNRTC Executive Director, 438 Main Street; Suite 503; Buffalo, NY 14202; or 716-856-2026.

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