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This summer has been an atypical one for sure; we have had lots of rain and heat. We have also seen an increase in the need for blood. The need has risen, but the donations have not. The Buffalo Airport Fire Department's mission is to help any and all that are in need. We respond to all types of emergencies. A key point to our mission is not to judge the emergency or if it was an emergency or not based on technical standards but to look at it through the eyes of the person who placed the call for help. For them, it is an emergency. 

Connect Life formerly known as Unyts has asked for our help. They have an ongoing emergency, that could affect you or a loved one. That need is for blood. You may not be able to donate on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, but you may know some who can.  We would appreciate your donation or spreading the word of this event. It takes one person to start to make a difference. 

As a seasoned Flight Paramedic, I see firsthand the effect blood donations make. The injured person we fly into the hospital emergency department life maybe in the balance. Some of the patients require large volumes of blood before they leave the Emergency Department. You can be a difference-maker and provide that pint.

Are you that person? 

Please support our blood drive…

The drive information can also be found on https://elements.nfta.com/.

Chief William Major


August Blood donation poster

Join us for an opportunity to participate in a station design workshop for the Metro Rail Expansion Project on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 between 5:00pm and 7:00pm. The workshop will take place at the University at Buffalo, Hayes Hall, Room 403. For additional information, please visit http://www.nftametrorailexpansion.com/.

Great news!

We have received $1,500,000 for the BNIA Parking Expansion Project and $672,000 for Snow Removal Equipment at NFIA.


Employees from the BNIA Terminal celebrating their impressive 2018 safety record

Safety success has continued in 2019!
Year to date, this team has had no recordable injuries. Excellent job to all! 
Congratulations to Larry Carson,
Group Leader,
from the Buffalo Niagara International Airport:



Larry Fun Facts:
Years ago, while working in the airline industry, Larry heard about career opportunities at the NFTA. Now, with nearly 20 years of service, Larry's leadership, dedication, and commitment to safety are recognized, as Larry has been named a Safety Pit Crew member! Larry enjoys helping the customers of BNIA and providing a great traveling experience. When not at work, Larry enjoys performing charity work, bike riding, and fishing. 

Great Job Larry! Keep up the Good Work!



Looking to purchase a new chemical? Need to find the SDS of a chemical in our workplace?

Check out the new CloudSDS How-To-Guide!


NFTA's new Safety Data Sheet Management & Chemical Approval System:
 https://cs.cloudsds.com/

How-To-Guide: CLOUD SDS
Take a moment today and perform an extra check of your personal protective equipment! If you notice breakage, contamination, or know your item is too old, please replace! Don't take a shortcut with your safety!

A new Safety Pit Crew Member will be named soon. Check back to see who it will be!
The following employees have been recognized as members of the Safety Pit Crew:

Lemar R. - Cold Spring Body Shop
Hector L. - Metropolitan Transportation Center
Jessica M. - Babcock Station
Tim M. - Niagara Falls International Airport - Airfield
Shirley G. - Cold Spring Station
Larry C. - Buffalo Niagara International Airport -
Terminal
                           
                        Thank you for your efforts!

The Transit Police headquarters is located at 1404 Main Street in the City of Buffalo, with sub-stations located at the following locations:

  • Buffalo Niagara International Airport
  • Niagara Falls International Airport
  • Metropolitan Transportation Center, Buffalo
  • Niagara Falls Transportation Center
  • All underground Metro Rail Stations