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BNMC Access

BNMC Access is a division of BNMC, Inc. which oversees the planning, implementation and day-to-day operations of parking and transportation systems on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. BNMC Access operates under the following guiding principles. Learn more.

Getting Around the BNMC

There are a variety of ways to access the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus and its institutions. Patient and visitor access is our top priority via ample parking and convenient alternative modes of transportation. Learn about local amenities on and around the Campus.

The BNMC is proud to have multiple Buffalo CarShare hubs on and near the BNMC. Our partners at GO Bike Buffalo and Buffalo CarShare offer the Buffalo BikeShare option to CarShare members using the Social Bicycles on the Medical Campus. The GPS-trackable bikes allow users to get around Buffalo conveniently.

Directions to the BNMC

The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus is located in downtown Buffalo, NY, and is bordered by East North Street to Goodell Street, and Main Street to Michigan Avenue. Take a look at the BNMC Map and find your destination.

From Route 33 West (Kensington Expressway):

Exit at Goodell Street. The campus will be on your right.

From I-190 North/I-190 South:

Exit at Elm Street and proceed to Goodell Street. The campus will be straight ahead.
(Elm Street ends at Goodell Street. You must turn left.)

From the Skyway:

Take the first exit to I-190 South and exit immediately at Elm Street. Follow above directions.

From Canada:

Take Peace Bridge Plaza to I-190 South. Make left onto Porter Avenue and follow circle to North Street down to Main Street.

Public Transportation

The NFTA comes directly to the campus via the Allen/Medical Campus Metro Station and several bus routes. Visit NFTA for details.

Public Parking

Public parking is available – both on-street and off-street – throughout the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. Click here for a summary of current parking options.

If you have an appointment with a specific doctor or facility, please check with them directly for the best possible option.

Event Parking

Parking in downtown Buffalo just got easier and more affordable. The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus is opening its surface parking lot located at 589 Ellicott Street to those attending events in the area.  Learn more.

Employee Transportation

PARKING

Monthly rates in several parking lots are available for employees on the BNMC. For more information, contact Nicole by phone at 716.218.7351 or by e-mail at parking@bnmc.org.

GO BNMC

We also provide a variety of transportation options for employees. The GO BNMC initiative is helping employees on the BNMC save money, help the environment and walk the healthier walk. Learn about our Free and Easy Bundles, how you can become a GO BNMC member, and our partnerships with Buffalo CarShare (BCS) and GO Bike Buffalo.

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

There are 21 electric vehicle charging stations across the BNMC, installed through a partnership BNMC, AAA Western and Central New York, National Grid, Clean Communities of Western NY, NYSERDA, the Global Energy Institute, and the US Department of Energy. Learn more about the charging stations and where they’re located.

UB Shuttle

The University at Buffalo’s (UB) Downtown Circulator Shuttle (Blue Line) provides transportation among the BNMC institutions and UB’s South Campus. Anyone with a UB ID or an ID badge from one of the BNMC institutions can ride the shuttle.

Stops include:

  • Allen/Medical Campus NFTA station
  • NYS Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences
  • Buffalo General Medical Center
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute
  • Educational Opportunity Center

Visit UB Parking and Transportation Services for an up-to-date shuttle schedule.