How to get around in Buffalo, NY?
Buffalo has a single, 6.4 mile long light rail system that extends from Erie Canal Harbor in downtown Buffalo to the University Heights district in the city’s northeastern region. While most locals commute to work by car, some errands can be accomplished on foot. The most walkable neighborhoods in Buffalo are Allentown, Central Business District and Elmwood Village. On average, people can walk to two restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes. Buffalo has about 217 grocery stores and 824 restaurants, bars and coffee shops. For the best deals, locals generally shop at the Walden Galleria or Boulevard Mall. Buffalo also has shops along Hertel Avenue, Elmwood Village and East Aurora. A parking app is available for quick Pay and Go parking throughout the city. Buffalo also offers a free train. Just 15 minutes east of downtown Buffalo is the Buffalo Niagara