Lafayette Square station

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Lafayette Square
Buffalo Metro Rail station
Lafayette Square Station.jpg
Outbound train arriving at Lafayette Square station
Location400 block of Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14202
Coordinates42°53′12″N 78°52′26″W / 42.88667°N 78.87389°W / 42.88667; -78.87389Coordinates: 42°53′12″N 78°52′26″W / 42.88667°N 78.87389°W / 42.88667; -78.87389
Owned byNiagara Frontier Transportation Authority
Platforms2 low-level side platforms
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zoneFree fare
History
OpenedOctober 9, 1984
RebuiltJuly 5–8, 2016 (inbound)
July 11–15, 2016 (outbound)
Traffic
Passengers (2017)470,680[1]
Services
Preceding station   NFTA   Following station
Metro Rail
toward University

Lafayette Square is a Buffalo Metro Rail station near City Hall and is near the center of the Buffalo Central Business District at Lafayette Square located in the 400 block of Main Street (between Lafayette Square and Mohawk Streets) in the Free Fare Zone, which allows passengers free travel between Erie Canal Harbor station and Fountain Plaza station. Passengers continuing northbound past Fountain Plaza are required to have proof-of-payment. Lafayette Square station is the closest to the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, located one block east at Washington and Clinton Streets.

Bus routes serving Lafayette Square station[edit]

  • At Court and Main Streets (heading east only):
    • 1 William
    • 2 Clinton
    • 4 Broadway
  • At Court and Pearl Streets (heading east, west or south):
    • 1 William
    • 2 Clinton
    • 3 Grant (inbound)
    • 4 Broadway
    • 5 Niagara-Kenmore (inbound)
    • 7 Baynes-Richmond (inbound)
    • 8 Main (inbound)
    • 11 Colvin (inbound)
    • 20 Elmwood (inbound)
    • 25 Delaware (inbound)
    • 40 Grand Island (inbound)
    • 60 Niagara Falls (inbound)
    • 61 North Tonawanda (inbound)
    • 64 Lockport (inbound)
    • 66 Williamsville
    • 67 Cleveland Hill
    • 68 George Urban (inbound)
    • 69 Alden (outbound)
    • 74 Hamburg (outbound)
    • 79 Tonawanda (inbound)
    • 81 Eastside (inbound)
    • 204 Airport-Downtown Express
  • At Lafayette Square and Washington Street (heading south only):
    • 6 Sycamore (inbound)
    • 14 Abbott (outbound)
    • 16 South Park (outbound)
    • 24 Genesee (inbound)
    • 42 Lackawanna (outbound)
    • 70 East Aurora (outbound)
    • 72 Orchard Park (outbound)
    • 74 Hamburg (inbound)
    • 76 Lotus Bay (inbound)

Notable places nearby[edit]

Lafayette Square 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]