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Monday, July 27, 2015

Metro Recognized at 22nd Annual ITS-NY Awards Ceremony

On June 11, NFTA Metro was recognized at the 22nd Annual ITS-NY Awards Ceremony held at the Gideon Putnam Hotel in Saratoga Springs.  Metro received its award in the category of “Traveler Information Systems” for its Transit Data Cloud project.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Michelle Maniccia joins NFTA as Counsel

Michelle Maniccia joins NFTA’s legal team as Counsel.   Michelle graduated from UB Law School with honors and was a member of the Buffalo Law Review.  She has spent most of her legal career practicing law in New York City. .

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Metro Customer Appreciation Night at Coca-Cola Field

Metro showed its appreciation to their customers by hosting a Customer Appreciation Night at a Buffalo Bisons game Tuesday, July 22. Spearheaded by Lisa Piecki, Metro’s Communication & Advertising Specialist, fans attending the game received various promotional items courtesy of Metro as they entered Coca-Cola Field and there were special on field happenings during the game as well.

Friday, July 10, 2015

Help facilitate a proper welcome for Matt Zdyb

Matt Zdyb (pronounced Zeb) is the new Manager of FMD which was formerly held by Rick Russo. Prior to joining NFTA, Matt worked as the General Manager of U.S. Operations for New Life Glass in Dunkirk for two years and before that he was the Plant Manager for Mizkan in Lyndonville.

Plan on saying hello to Robert Jones

Rob Jones is the new Manager of Service Planning for Metro. Rob is a native of Buffalo whom has been pursuing his doctoral degree in Transportation Planning and Policy in Maryland while working at the National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education. Rob earned his Bachelors of Arts and Masters of Urban Planning degrees from the University of Buffalo.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Corporate Challege

On Thursday, June 25, over 12,375 runners/walkers came out Delaware Park to take part in the 2015 three and a half mile JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge. Among the 396 companies, NFTA had a solid showing with over with 37 team participants and a few others in the back of the tent, making sure everything was either as warm or cold as it should be.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Niagara Falls International Airport Conducts Training Exercise

Saturday, June 27, representatives from the Niagara Falls International Airport, Air Rescue Fire Unit from the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, Transportation Security Administration, NFTA Transit Police, Spirit and Allegiant Airlines, Calspan, Federal Aviation Administration and NFTA Public Affairs gathered in the NFIA conference room to conduct a Major Accident Response Exercise centered around a simulated plane crash on the airfield.