DOT wants public input on high-speed rail


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The New York State Department of Transportation wants input from the public. They are extending the window for public comments on the possible high-speed rail service from Niagara Falls to New York City. The original deadline for comments was Monday, but it has been extended to April 30th.

You can make comments thru the DOT’s web site. One of the multi-billion dollar plans on the table would launch service that would get you from Manhattan to the Falls in six hours.

You can learn more about the Empire Corridor Rail System and find a form to comment on provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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