Press Releases & Advisories
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  October 13, 2017
For further information contact:  Ron Rienas, General Manager
Telephone:  716.884.6744/905.871.1608 ext. 226
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   Peace Bridge Authority Announces Lane Closure
    Beginning October 16, 2017 through May 15, 2018


BUFFALO, NY/FORT ERIE, ON – Today the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority (PBA) announced that the Peace Bridge will be reduced to two lanes between October 16, 2017, and May 15, 2018, in order to accommodate construction related to the ongoing $100 million Peace Bridge rehabilitation.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 25, 2017
For further information contact:  Kelsey Hanks, Martin Davison PR
Telephone:  (401) 714-5981
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 Calling All Border Crossers, Airport Travelers & Hockey Fans:
Apply for NEXUS by Oct. 13th and Receive Expedited Enrollment Processing
Enrollment in NEXUS trusted traveler program recommended as best way for motorists
to get to games and receive expedited clearance at border
 

BUFFALO, NY/NIAGARA FALLS, ON – Today the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority (Peace Bridge Authority) and Niagara Falls Bridge Commission reminded local motorists and travelers that individuals who apply for NEXUS before Oct. 13, 2017 will receive expedited vetting, interviews and enrollment in the program.

 

   Regional Transportation and Tourism Entities Announce Border Traffic
Management Collaboration for Upcomping IIHF World Junior Championship
Tournament in Buffalo, NY
Planning efforts underway to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles and fans
at all four area international bridge corssings during 11-day tournament
Enrollment in NEXUS trusted traveler program recommended as best way for motorists
to get to games and receive expedited clearance at border
 

BUFFALO, NY/NIAGARA FALLS, ON – Today regional transportation, tourism and security organizations announced the launch of a collaborative planning initiative to help coordinate border traffic management during the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Junior Championship tournament being held in Buffalo, NY, from Dec. 26, 2017 through Jan. 5, 2018. Participants in this effort include the Peace Bridge Authority, Niagara Falls Bridge Commission, Pegula Sports and Entertainment, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Canada Border Services Agency, Niagara International Transportation Technology Coalition, Ontario Motor Coach Association, Visit Buffalo Niagara and various U.S. and Canadian elected officials.

 

   Pedestrian and Bicyclist Crossings


BUFFALO, NY/FORT ERIE, ON – Due to ongoing construction the Peace Bridge is closed to pedestrians and bicyclists until spring 2019.

A shuttle service will be provided for those with proper border crossing identification between the hours of 6:00 AM and 11:00 PM.

 

   All Traffic Lanes on Peace Bridge to be Open for Summer Season


BUFFALO, NY/FORT ERIE, ON – Today the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority (Peace Bridge Authority) began the process of reopening the third traffic lane on the Peace Bridge for the 2017 summer travel season.

 

   Buffalo Niagara International Bridge Officials Call for NEXUS
Reform to Improve Border Travel, Security

 WNY/Southern Ontario NEXUS program enrollment surpasses 205,000 mark, accounting for 15% of total NEXUS enrollments in North America

BUFFALO, NY/FORT ERIE, ON – Today, leaders from the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority (PBA) and Niagara Falls Bridge Commission (NFBC) called for reforms to improve the NEXUS program, the bi-national trusted traveler program that aims to expedite border crossings.

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