The Other New York Subway(s): Episode 53

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Buffalo, Syracuse, and Rochester had unusual rail transit systems, one of which still exists and has one of the strangest operating patterns of any light rail system in the world.


References & notes

  1. [1] Mass Transit: MCTS temporarily removes all Nova Bus LFSe+ battery electric buses from CONNECT 1 BRT due to manufacturing recall
  2. [2] Mass Transit: Sound Transit's T Line Hilltop Tacoma Link Extension to begin service Sept. 16
  3. [3a] Wikipedia: Buffalo Metro Rail § Urban rail transit in Buffalo before 1950
  4. [3b] Wikipedia: Buffalo Metro Rail § Plans for expansion
  5. [4] Forgotten Buffalo featuring Buffalo Metro Rail 1973
  6. [5] WIVB News 4: Metro Rail expansion to Amherst moves forward
  7. [6] Wikipedia: Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority
  8. [7] NFTA-Metro: History of Metro
  9. [8] Buffalo, New York
  10. [9] Buffalo's Light Rail Vehicle
  11. [10] Wikipedia: Buffalo, New York § Infrastructure
  12. [11] The History of Buffalo, New York: Streetcars
  13. [12] Wikipedia: International Railway (New York–Ontario)
  14. [13] Wikipedia: OnTrack
  15. [14] The Urban Phoenix: OnTrack Syracuse: An Odd Transit Experiment That Almost Worked
  16. [15] Wikipedia: Rochester subway