By: Sandra Tan| February 2, 2022 If a new stadium for the Buffalo
Bills gets built, it's all but a foregone conclusion that the team
and its owners will benefit financially. But a group of community
leaders are continuing the drum beat to ensure benefits don't just
flow in one direction. Members of …
Ashley Rowe|February 2, 2022 While the Buffalo Bills, Erie County,
and New York State are hashing out details for a new stadium,
community members are working to make sure they're included in the
plans. A coalition of groups that include the Partnership for
Public Good and Buffalo Transit Riders …
By: Brianne Roesser| February 2, 2022 A group of people in Buffalo
are calling on lawmakers to include a community benefit agreement
in the contract for the new Bills stadium. The new stadium will be
funded by more than $1 billion in taxpayer money. Advocates with
Voice Buffalo and the Partnership …
By: Geoff Kelly| January 28, 2022
Proponents failed in two previous attempts in WNY, although they did win some concessions. They're trying again with Bills proposed stadium. Will the third time be a charm?
By: Geoff Kelly| January 25, 2022
Pro teams are increasingly agreeing to pay for community improvements, diversity initiatives and living wage jobs in exchange for subsidies for new stadiums and arenas.
By: Matt Glynn | January 13, 2022 The city of Buffalo should
make more-productive use of the vacant lots it owns, said Jeanette
Koncikowski, executive director of Grassroots Gardens WNY. "While
the city has long evaluated repurposing ideas for its 8,000-plus
vacant lots, they continue to …
PPG and many of our partners wrote to Governor Hochul to request that she sign the Transportation Climate Initiative (TCI). This would create a funding stream that could be used to improve our public transportation system, making transportation more equitable in our region.
For these reasons, we ask that you halt the implementation of the General Project Plan, especially the amphitheater, order a full environmental review, and begin the process of making the Outer Harbor a world-class state park.
By Thomas O'Neil-White | July 2, 2021
State Senator Sean Ryan joined citizen and environmental groups Thursday calling on the Erie Canal Harbor Development Group to hold in-person public hearings on a proposed 8,000 capacity amphitheater at Buffalo’s Outer Harbor.
The Greater Buffalo-Niagara Regional Transportation Council is
leading the Region Central process to reimagine the Scajaquada
Corridor and redesign Route 198 (the Scajaquada Expressway).
PPG Policy Fellow Dan Cadzow submitted the following public
comment, highlighting the need to plan for …
By Ashley Rowe | March 25, 2021 Buffalo residents who are
financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic are allowed to
negotiate their Buffalo Water bill until June 30th, the Buffalo
Water Board Chairman Oluwole McFoy tells 7 Eyewitness News. But
that customer right is not explicitly written …