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January 3, 2019

Growing Cities and Variable Parking Pricing  

Downtown Buffalo has a parking problem—short-term, on-street parking demand in our dense downtown core often exceeds supply. Just outside the core, less than a 10 minute walk away, we have an abundant supply of both on-street and off-street parking, and low demand. 

January 2, 2019

1,000 Ways to Get Downtown: Downtown Parking Price Increase

Downtown Buffalo has a parking problem—short-term, on-street parking demand in our dense downtown core often exceeds supply. Just outside the core, less than a 10-minute walk away, we have an abundant supply of both on-street and off-street parking, and low demand. As a recent editorial in …

December 20, 2018

New GO Train Route from Niagara Falls to Toronto

Getting to Toronto by train just got a tad easier.

December 18, 2018

Community Workshop Hosts Annual Kids' Bike Build-A-Thon

For the fifth year, GObike Buffalo's community workshop hosted a bike build-a-thon, completing 55 kids' bikes in 12 hours. 

Cyclist-of-the-month

January 4, 2019

John Cotter: Volunteer of the Year, Youth Volunteer

John Cotter was awarded Volunteer of the Year for 2018 at our annual Solstice Soirée in December. He has been our youth volunteer at the community workshop for over a year. 

November 28, 2018

Anthony Brown, Miro Rakic, Deacon Newhouse: The Great Winter Get Out

Anthony Brown, Miro Rakic, and Deacon Newhouse took the top rankings for the Campus Cycling Collective's Great Winter Get Out last winter. Though they braved the elements to rack up the points that secured their victory, they all commute via bicycle in the winter.

April 20, 2017

Jim Jones, Town of Tonawanda Engineer

Our cyclist of the month is Jim Jones, Engineer for Town of Tonawanda and complete streets advocate. This month's submission is by Rebecca Riley, fellow cyclist and author of Imaginomix, a blog about economics, diversity, creativity, and bikes. 

February 1, 2017

Eric Schmarder, Senior City Traffic Engineer of City of Buffalo

Eric Schmarder, Senior City Traffic Engineer for the City of Buffalo, wasn’t always hip with bike lanes. But Schmarder’s perspective—along with that of the City of Buffalo Department of Public Works and the Mayor’s office—has changed significantly since 2008.

In-The-News

September 22, 2018

GObike Buffalo’s Tactical Refresh Program Gains Traction

GObike's Tactical Refresh program is giving Buffalo's worn road paint some much-needed attention and making streets safer for those who walk and bike.

August 2, 2018

Bike lanes on some busy Buffalo streets get a new coat of paint

Business First highlights a new partnership between the City of Buffalo, Rigidized Metals and GObike Buffalo to maintain safe Complete Streets along some of Buffalo's busiest bicycling corridors.

August 1, 2018

A collaborative approach to “refreshing” on-road bicycle facilities.

GObike has teamed up with the City of Buffalo and Rigidized Metals to refresh on-road bicycle facilities, helping to maintain our Complete Streets!

July 30, 2018

Regional Transportation Management Association Launches Business Memberships

Go Buffalo Niagara is giving a boost to area commuters by offering incentives to those who choose to walk, bike or use public transportation to commute to work.