Canal Side

Successfully negotiating a community benefit agreement for Canal Side is a part of the 2011 Community Agenda:

  • Require a Community Benefit Agreement for Erie Canal Redevelopment
    The Empire State Development Corporation and Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation should not give subsidies to Benderson Development, Bass Pro or other corporations involved in the Canal Side redevelopment without a community benefit agreement requiring

    1. Living wage jobs
    2. Environmentally friendly building and operations
    3. Locally owned businesses
    4. Mixed income housing
    5. A building and site design appropriate to the location.
  • PPG is a founding member of the Canal Side Community Alliance.

    Letter to Governor Cuomo regarding Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation Board Vacancies

    –PPG Report: The Erie Canal Harbor Development: Building on Community Assets for a Sustainable Future ECHD report[1]

    PPG Policy Brief: Canal Side: How Will the Community Benefit

    Outer Harbor and Southtowns Connector

    Buffalo’s Outer Harbor–Fact Sheet

    Partnership for the Public Good Statement on Route 5 and the Peace Bridge

    Buffalo-Niagara Riverkeeper Information

    Waterfront Advocates

    Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper

    Buffalo Waterfront Coalition

    Planning Documents

    Waterfront Corridor Initiative

    BUDC Buffalo Waterfront Projects Summary and Update (October 2007)