Moving Western New York

World-class public transportation is critical to our economic growth and vitality. We proudly keep our region moving by air, land, and rail, ensuring Western New York's people and businesses continue to thrive.

Our Mission and Core Values

Mission Statement:

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is a multi-modal entity encompassing a skilled and dedicated workforce. We are firmly committed to providing safe, efficient, professional and sustainable transportation services that enhance the quality of life in the Buffalo Niagara region in a manner consistent with the needs of our customers.

  • Aviation: Serves as a catalyst for economic growth by maintaining cost effective, customer oriented, efficient airports to attract and retain comprehensive and competitive air transportation services.
  • Surface: Enhance the quality of life of residents and visitors by providing the highest level of safe, clean, affordable, responsive, and reliable transportation through a coordinated and convenient bus and rail system.
  • Property: Manage and develop the NFTA-owned real property to optimize the generation of self-supporting discretionary revenue to help support our transportation centers while fostering economic growth.
  • Support services: Proactively provide high quality, coordinated, innovative, technological, cost-effective support service solutions for our internal and external stakeholders.

Core Values:

  • Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI)
  • Inclusive environment to support and foster diverse and empowered workforce and superior base
  • Economic Vitality
  • Sustainable and resilient business operations with investments to generate regional economic development
  • Engaged Workforce
  • Invest, develop and empower workforce that embraces our values
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Address environmental footprint and climate change through advancing initiatives with net-zero impact
  • Quality – Customer Experience
  • Provide high-quality, customer experience with timely response to issues and concerns
  • Safety and Security
  • Highest standard of safety and security for workers, passengers and public
  • Trust, Transparency and Integrity
  • Commitment to high ethical standards and care of public funds with accountability through transparency


The NFTA is committed to our core values and has established a Strategic Roadmap to ensure our success.


A Few of Our Milestones:

NFTA Timeline



Our Property Management Group oversees a portfolio of ready-to-lease assets that include 200+ acres of real estate, 14+ miles of railroad rights of way, and 480,000+ sq. ft. of multi-use industrial, office, aeronautical storage and associated space.

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