Ride hailing services, such as Uber and Lyft, are expected to make their debut in Buffalo and other western New York communities by July, after state lawmakers passed a budget deal that now allows ride-hailing across the state.
Reddy Bikeshare has returned to Buffalo for its second season after launching July 2016. The Reddy bike rentals provide people a cost efficient and convenient way to get to a destination, stay healthy or have a little fun.
For over 50 years, the Richardson Olmsted Complex has sat vacant adjacent to the Buffalo State campus. Now a portion of the complex has been transformed into the Hotel Henry, a multimillion dollar resort and conference center that opened April 30.
A number of recent advertisements deemed to be insensitive, most notably from Shea Moisture and Pepsi, have fueled backlash and criticism. Both companies pulled the ads and apologized after customers took to social to show their disapproval.
On the Buffalo Review this week (May 1) we covered efforts at Buffalo State to reduce food waste, recent controversial advertisements and a new book about old “insane asylums” in New York.
This week on the Buffalo Review (April 17) we covered a new play about Trayvon Martin, changes to the law for the age of criminal responsibility and ride hailing in New York and new breast milk depots in the Buffalo Niagara region.
A 17-person committee is set to meet this month to decide where a newly purposed Amtrak train station should be located. There has been much debate about whether Buffalo’s historic Central Terminal could be the site.