Summer–Best (Metro Rail)

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Buffalo Metro Rail station
Summer Best Station Art.JPG
Summer Best station skylights
Station statistics
Address 1145 Main Street (at Best Street)
Buffalo, New York 14209[1]
Coordinates 42°54′16.71″N 78°52′04.78″W / 42.9046417°N 78.8679944°W / 42.9046417; -78.8679944
Structure type Underground (depth, 40ft.)[2]
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened 1985
Owned by Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority
Fare zone Paid fare
Preceding station   NFTA   Following station
Metro Rail
toward University

Summer-Best is a Buffalo Metro Rail station serving the junction of Summer and Best Streets at Main Street.

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Station artwork[edit]

In 1979, an art selection committee was created, composed of NFTA commissioners and Buffalo area art experts, that would judge the artwork that would be displayed in and on the properties of eight stations on the Metro Rail line.

Out of the seventy proposals submitted, twenty-two were chosen and are currently positioned inside and outside of the eight underground stations.[3]

Summer-Best Station is home of two pieces of work, from George Sugarman (New York City) and John Pfahl (Buffalo).

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Real Property Annual Report, Fiscal Year 2010-2011". Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority. Retrieved 7 June 2011. 
  2. ^ The Dawn of a New Era of Transportation-Metro Rail and You, NFTA, Buffalo NY, date unknown
  3. ^ Buffalo Art in Transit, Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, c. 1986.

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