Buffalo Billion II Promises Light Rail Extension and More

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is making a tour of his State of the State address, delivering six separate speeches in different parts of the state. His stop in Buffalo made news for its promised capital investments.

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January 11, 2017, 6:00 AM PST

By James Brasuell @CasualBrasuell


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An article on Buffalo Rising reports on the projects and ideas included in the Buffalo Billion II program, as announced by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in the second of six 2017 State of the State addresses planned this week.

Included in the programs proposed in Buffalo Billion II are a light rail extension to the UB Amherst North Campus and a transit hub in the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad (DL&W) terminal on Main Street.

In all, Gov. Cuomo proposed 20 projects totaling $500 million for the Buffalo Billion II program. Corruption charges have plagued the original Buffalo Billion program, though Gov. Cuomo remains undeterred. 

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