Buffalo News Editorial: Extend Metro Rail

 A rendering of plans for the Metro Rail station at the University at Buffalo’s North Campus in Amherst, part of the proposal to add 6.5 miles to the line, for a total of just under 13 miles. The project should proceed (Buffalo News)

A rendering of plans for the Metro Rail station at the University at Buffalo’s North Campus in Amherst, part of the proposal to add 6.5 miles to the line, for a total of just under 13 miles. The project should proceed (Buffalo News)

Most of us can agree that the 6.4-mile Metro Rail from the heart of a resurgent downtown to the University at Buffalo’s South campus is an underutilized asset; it is aging and deteriorating. 

But all of that can change – will change, if proponents of Metro Rail extension have their way. For that to happen, everyone must be on board. The entire community and, more important, the elected officials whose job it is to procure money to invest in their community. Read the full story at Buffalo News.