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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The 30th Annual Awards Luncheon

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Our Service and Safety Awards luncheon Sunday, April 19, recognized the outstanding safety performance of Metro bus and train operators, and vehicle maintenance workers AND saluted employees who have reached 25 years of employment with the NFTA.

Friday, April 3, 2015

Customer Care Center - Now officially open

A new Metro Customer Information Center had its grand opening Thursday, April 2. Located on the concourse of the Metropolitan Transportation Center, it is staffed to provide a number of services for our passengers. The new information center will be staffed Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in order to assist the public with:

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Amy Scime – A New Face for Customer Service

Amy Scime joins NFTA as the new Metro Service Associate. Amy holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English from Hilbert College. Prior to joining NFTA, Amy worked at WHTT 104.1 as a Disc Jockey for 10 years. She plans on continuing her DJ work on weekends at the station.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

It was a breathtaking day for the 5th Annual Buffalo Air Climb


Saturday, March 14, the American Lung Association hosted its 5th Annual Buffalo Air Climb with NFTA Metro as its major sponsor. This unique event, sometimes referred to as a “vertical road race” was held at One Seneca Tower, where an estimated 550 individuals (80 teams) gathered to participate in the 37-floor stair climb.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Police formally thank rail operator Cespedes

Jose Cespedes and Chief Gast
Thursday, February 12, NFTA Police Officers and Detectives made an arrest of a suspect wanted for a grand larceny, which took place on January 31 of this year. The police feel they were able to make the arrest as a direct result of the identification of the suspect by Metro Rail operator Jose Cespedes.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Dawn Skimmer Promoted to Senior Administrative Assistant to NFTA's CFO

NFTA’s Finance and Administration Department welcomes a familiar face - Dawn Skimmer. Dawn has recently been promoted to the position of Senior Administrative Assistant to Chief Financial Officer, John T. Cox, after working in the Grants Department for two years. Her new responsibilities include preparing Audit and Governance Committee reports, handling Freedom of Information Act requests as well as general administrative duties to support smooth communication between the CFO’s office and other authority business centers.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Cathy Schwab Joins NFTA as its new Senior Account Clerk

Cathy Schwab joins the NFTA as its new Senior Account Clerk. Her responsibilities will include tasks related to the processing of accounts payable and accounts receivable. Prior to this position, Cathy worked in the Accounting Division at Nabisco/Kraft in Niagara Falls for over 20 years.