Buffalo Business Report - Tuesday, September 24th 2013
$8.7 million in new state funds will be pouring into Western New York for projects to improve transportation infrastructure and support economic development. One of the largest single awards is the $3 million coming to the NFTA through the transit capital program.
Uniland Development is asking for extra time to finalize plans for its mixed-use building on Delaware Avenue and Chippewa. Concerns over placement of a 520-car parking garage, loading dock and facade have cropped up. Business First reports Uniland intends to have those matters cleared up before presenting its final draft to the Buffalo Planning Board on October 8th.
UB has received a new $1.2 million grant to support ongoing research into peripheral pain.
New York State has set aside designated "texting zones" along the Thruway. In this region, those zones are at the Clarence and Angola Service areas, the rest area 2 miles east of Eden/Angola and 7 miles west of Hamburg. Another zone is at the Pembroke service area.