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You're invited to join the Citizens for Regional Transit’s Quarterly Meeting: Post COVID–19 Future for Transit.The virtu...
10/15/2020

You're invited to join the Citizens for Regional Transit’s Quarterly Meeting: Post COVID–19 Future for Transit.

The virtual meeting will be held tonight (Oct. 15) from 5:30–7PM. Tom George, NFTA's Director of Public Transit, will discuss the impact of the virus on NFTA transit operations and more.

Register for the meeting, here: https://loom.ly/8N6pJqI.

T– minus three hours until our drive-thru open house. See details below:
10/14/2020

T– minus three hours until our drive-thru open house. See details below:

Metro is hosting a drive-thru* open house for bus operators on Wednesday, October 14. Learn more about what we have to offer and how to start your career with us!

*Please wear a mask and remain in your vehicle.

Application and more job details available, here: loom.ly/pZz97yE

NFTA employees showing their support for the Buffalo Bills as they take on the Tennessee Titans tonight  ❤️ 🏈 💙 #GoBills
10/13/2020

NFTA employees showing their support for the Buffalo Bills as they take on the Tennessee Titans tonight ❤️ 🏈 💙 #GoBills

Happy Customer Service Week! This year it's more important than ever to celebrate.Our customer service teams and drivers...
10/09/2020

Happy Customer Service Week! This year it's more important than ever to celebrate.

Our customer service teams and drivers have put in long hours, with limited staff and anxious customers during the pandemic and they deserve to be celebrated.

Thank you for all that you do! 🙌

Plan and pay for your trip all in one spot! You can now buy your Metro pass through Moovit and Transit. Both apps are in...
10/08/2020

Plan and pay for your trip all in one spot! You can now buy your Metro pass through Moovit and Transit. Both apps are integrated with Token Transit for seamless use.

Metro offers a number of additional trip planning tools to help riders get where they're going. Start planning your trip here: loom.ly/iMK6naE.

Metro is hosting a drive-thru* open house for bus operators on Wednesday, October 14. Learn more about what we have to o...
10/07/2020

Metro is hosting a drive-thru* open house for bus operators on Wednesday, October 14. Learn more about what we have to offer and how to start your career with us!

*Please wear a mask and remain in your vehicle.

Application and more job details available, here: loom.ly/pZz97yE

Congratulations, William Preston, a recipient for the 2020 Black Achiever’s Award!William has been employed with the NFT...
10/02/2020

Congratulations, William Preston, a recipient for the 2020 Black Achiever’s Award!

William has been employed with the NFTA for almost 30 years. Starting as a bus operator, he is now a Transportation Supervisor at Metro's Cold Spring Station.

10/01/2020

Does public transportation matter to you? Data from the #2020Census help inform planning efforts for important community resources!

The deadline has been extended until October 5. Visit: 2020census.gov.

Today has been one year since we opened our new Customer Service Center. Even during a pandemic, we're here to help our ...
09/30/2020

Today has been one year since we opened our new Customer Service Center. Even during a pandemic, we're here to help our riders!

#TipTuesday 💲 Contactless is the safer way to pay! And it's easy:1️⃣ Download Token Transit 2️⃣ Tap in-app3️⃣ Show and g...
09/29/2020

#TipTuesday 💲 Contactless is the safer way to pay! And it's easy:

1️⃣ Download Token Transit
2️⃣ Tap in-app
3️⃣ Show and go

511NY Rideshare
09/25/2020

511NY Rideshare

Happy Car Free Day, New York!

Tag us in your photos today showing us how your celebrating – whether you’re working from home or safely using a sustainable mode of transportation like walking, biking, carpooling or taking transit.

This is the new face of hope. Wearing a mask in public protects those around us and ensures that Western New York stays ...
09/24/2020

This is the new face of hope. Wearing a mask in public protects those around us and ensures that Western New York stays bright and vital. #ItsOurJobWNY

This Friday is Car Free Day!
09/23/2020
511NY Rideshare

This Friday is Car Free Day!

This Friday, September 25 is Car Free Day 2020. Take the pledge before Friday for a chance to win prizes like Amazon reward codes. Then this Friday just work from home, walk, bike, carpool, take transit, or just drive less to celebrate!

NFTA–Metro Rail has been awarded the 2020 Safety & Security Gold Award for Light Rail/Streetcar. The American Public Tra...
09/22/2020

NFTA–Metro Rail has been awarded the 2020 Safety & Security Gold Award for Light Rail/Streetcar. The American Public Transportation Association made the announcement this week to coincide with Operation Lifesaver's "Rail Safety Week," which takes place annually from Sept. 21-27.

NFTA–Metro Rail was recognized with a Gold award for revised Contractor Safety Policies and Contractor Trainings’ that led to an increased safety awareness for contractors performing work on the light rail system. Projects that were directly affected by the revised policies were Cars on Main Street and the construction of the DL&W Station.

Congratulations to all!

Showing thanks to our drivers on #GratitudeDay — and every day  🙌
09/21/2020

Showing thanks to our drivers on #GratitudeDay — and every day 🙌

09/18/2020
511NY Rideshare

Car Free Day 🗓 Next Friday, September 25!

Join hundreds of commuters in New York State pledging to leave their cars at home or drive them less on Friday, September 25 for Car Free Day.​

Take the pledge at 511NYR.org/carfreeday.

Reminder: Schedule Change
09/18/2020

Reminder: Schedule Change

Attention Riders — Schedule Change

On Sunday, September 20, many new Metro bus schedules will be effective. Preview the new schedules here >> https://loom.ly/eanfo_8

Does public transportation matter to you? Data from the #2020Census help inform planning efforts for important community...
09/16/2020

Does public transportation matter to you? Data from the #2020Census help inform planning efforts for important community resources!

There are only two weeks left to complete your census form, visit: 2020census.gov.

We're participating in the 716 Virtual Job Fair tomorrow, September 17. Metro is hiring mechanics, operators, electricia...
09/16/2020

We're participating in the 716 Virtual Job Fair tomorrow, September 17.

Metro is hiring mechanics, operators, electricians, and technicians. Candidates will have an opportunity to live chat with reps from the NFTA to learn more about starting their next career with Metro!

For more information and to book a time slot, visit: nfta.716jobfair.com.

Construction 🚧 Utica Station Bus LoopAs of Wednesday, Sept. 16 – The Utica Station bus loop is under construction.🚌 Boar...
09/15/2020

Construction 🚧 Utica Station Bus Loop

As of Wednesday, Sept. 16 – The Utica Station bus loop is under construction.

🚌 Board the 13 Kensington on Main Street.
🚌 Board the 12 Utica eastbound (to University Station) across Utica Street.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month 🇵🇷 September 15 – October 15! The Hispanic Heritage Council of Western New York Inc. l...
09/15/2020

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month 🇵🇷 September 15 – October 15! The Hispanic Heritage Council of Western New York Inc.
leads the way in ensuring that Hispanic culture is preserved and celebrated each year.

For more information and to view their calendar of events, visit: hispanicheritagewny.org

Photos 📸 Metro's participation in the 2019 Puerto Rican & Hispanic Parade

Metro participated in the Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum Honk for Heroes “reverse” parade t...
09/12/2020

Metro participated in the Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum Honk for Heroes “reverse” parade today. Thanks to all of the military personnel, first responders, and essential workers!

Oh what fun – a reverse parade!🚌 🚐 🚛 🚒 🚓 🚑 🚎 🚚There will be a variety of first responder and essential work vehicles in ...
09/11/2020

Oh what fun – a reverse parade!
🚌 🚐 🚛 🚒 🚓 🚑 🚎 🚚

There will be a variety of first responder and essential work vehicles in the Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum ☀️ Honk for Heroes parade, including a Metro trolley and Paratransit van. For more information, visit: https://loom.ly/FI5atxQ

Never forget. Today and every day, we remember. 🇺🇲
09/11/2020

Never forget. Today and every day, we remember. 🇺🇲

No matter where you are, if you're going somewhere — please wear a mask.
09/10/2020

No matter where you are, if you're going somewhere — please wear a mask.

GObike Buffalo has partnered with the City of Lackawanna to install a protected bike lane on the north side of Ridge Roa...
09/09/2020

GObike Buffalo has partnered with the City of Lackawanna to install a protected bike lane on the north side of Ridge Road. As part of this project, bus stops are being painted red. Bus riders should wait on the sidewalk. The bus will pull in and stop on the red area next to the curb, where riders can then board.

Thank you to the City of Lackawanna and GObike Buffalo for implementing this safety initiative. For more information, visit: https://loom.ly/lJoDMTw

The City of Buffalo is hosting a virtual informational meeting about the proposed safety improvements on Delaware Avenue...
09/08/2020

The City of Buffalo is hosting a virtual informational meeting about the proposed safety improvements on Delaware Avenue, home of the 25 Delaware and 11 Colvin. Join in to give the City your input on this important bus corridor.

A call for input! Safety improvements and other upgrades are coming to Delaware Avenue and we want to hear your thoughts. Join us on September 9th for this safe, socially distant meeting. Please SHARE to spread the word!

Attention Riders — Schedule ChangeOn Sunday, September 20, many new Metro bus schedules will be effective. Preview the n...
09/08/2020

Attention Riders — Schedule Change

On Sunday, September 20, many new Metro bus schedules will be effective. Preview the new schedules here >> https://loom.ly/eanfo_8

Happy Labor Day!Metro Bus & Rail is operating on a Sunday schedule.View schedules here >> https://loom.ly/eanfo_8
09/07/2020

Happy Labor Day!

Metro Bus & Rail is operating on a Sunday schedule.
View schedules here >> https://loom.ly/eanfo_8

Metro will no longer run routes 75, 55B, and 69A effective Sunday, September 6.
09/04/2020

Metro will no longer run routes 75, 55B, and 69A effective Sunday, September 6.

Route Changes ⚠️ Sunday, Sept. 6

Metro will no longer run routes 75, 55B, and 69A, due to operational impacts related to COVID–19. For more details on COVID–19 service changes visit, loom.ly/QjJDSx4.

Reminder: This year Summer Schedules will continue until Sept. 20.

Metro Bus & Rail is hiring Maintenance Superintendents. For more information visit the links below:Bus Maintenance 🚌 loo...
09/03/2020

Metro Bus & Rail is hiring Maintenance Superintendents. For more information visit the links below:

Bus Maintenance 🚌 loom.ly/g5GKKHM
Rail Maintenance 🚈 loom.ly/tjfyyxw

Metro Bus & Rail
09/03/2020

Metro Bus & Rail

#TipTuesday 💡 Take steps to protect yourself and others from #COVID19 while using transit:😷 Wear a mask. Before boarding...
09/01/2020

#TipTuesday 💡 Take steps to protect yourself and others from #COVID19 while using transit:

😷 Wear a mask. Before boarding and for your whole ride.

↔️ Practice social distancing. Exit through rear entry doors if possible.

🧼 Use hand sanitizer upon exiting. Dispensers are available on Metro buses and Metro Rail.

Attention Riders – Labor DayMonday, September 7, in observance of Labor Day, Metro Bus & Rail will operate on a Sunday s...
08/31/2020

Attention Riders – Labor Day

Monday, September 7, in observance of Labor Day, Metro Bus & Rail will operate on a Sunday schedule. View schedules here >> https://loom.ly/eanfo_8

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