Fountain Plaza station

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Fountain Plaza
Buffalo Metro Rail station
Fountain Plaza Station.jpg
Fountain Plaza station's inbound platform, with the outbound platform in the background
Location500 block of Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14202
Coordinates42°53′22″N 78°52′23″W / 42.88944°N 78.87306°W / 42.88944; -78.87306Coordinates: 42°53′22″N 78°52′23″W / 42.88944°N 78.87306°W / 42.88944; -78.87306
Owned byNiagara Frontier Transportation Authority
Platforms2 low-level side platforms
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zoneFree fare (inbound)
Paid fare (outbound)
History
OpenedOctober 9, 1984
RebuiltMarch 30 - October 14, 2014
Previous namesHuron
Traffic
Passengers (2017)448,928[1]
Services
Preceding station   NFTA   Following station
Metro Rail
toward University
Former services
Preceding station   NFTA   Following station
Metro Rail
toward University

Fountain Plaza (formerly Huron) is a Buffalo Metro Rail station located in the 500 block of Main Street between Huron and Chippewa Streets. Fountain Plaza serves the northern section of the Buffalo Downtown Central Business District and the Buffalo Theater District since the permanent closing of Theater Station on February 18, 2013. Fountain Plaza is at the north end of the Free Fare Zone, where customers traveling north are required to have proof-of-payment.

Bus routes serving Fountain Plaza station[edit]

  • At West Chippewa and Pearl Streets (heading south only):
    • 7 Baynes-Richmond (inbound)
    • 8 Main (inbound)
    • 64 Lockport (inbound)
    • 66 Williamsville
    • 67 Cleveland Hill
    • 81 Eastside (inbound)
    • 204 Airport-Downtown Express
  • At East Chippewa and Washington Streets (heading south only):
    • 74 Hamburg

Notable places nearby[edit]

Fountain Plaza station is located near:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metro Rail Expansion Project Final Scoping Document" (PDF). May 2019. Retrieved 11 June 2019.

External links[edit]