Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority
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|Headquarters||100 Queen Street
Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada
The Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority (also known as the Peace Bridge Authority and the Public Bridge Authority) is the agency established to regulate the Peace Bridge, which crosses the Canada–United States border. This bridge is designed to handle vehicle traffic between Buffalo in the American state of New York and Fort Erie in the Canadian province of Ontario.
The authority is a bi-national agency, incorporated as both a public benefit corporation in the State of New York and a Crown corporation federally in Canada, governed under the terms of an agreement between New York and the Canadian federal government.
Board of Directors
The Bridge Authority is led by a ten-member board, five from each country. The chairmanship alternates annually between a Canadian representative and an American representative.
|Board of Directors|
|Tim Clutterbuck, Chairman||Sam Hoyt, Vice Chairman|
|Isabel Meharry||Kenneth A. Manning|
|Patrick Robson||Anthony Masiello|
|Debbie Zimmerman||Michael J. Russo|
Two of the five US members are appointed by the Governor of New York with confirmation by the New York State Senate. The remaining members are the Commissioner of the New York State Department of Transportation, Chairman of the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, and the Attorney General of New York (or their delegates).
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- "Authority Information". Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
- "Board of Directors". Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
- An Act respecting the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Company (S.C. 1934, c. 63), March 28, 1934. Retrieved on March 12, 2017.