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August 6, 2012

N.Y. Sen. asks MTA to create tech campus route

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) is asking for a route that connects the future Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island with tech hubs in Queens and Brooklyn to accommodate New York’s tech boom.


June 20, 2011

N.Y. Sen. calls for bus company safety rating system

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer (D- NY) calls for letter grade system, similar to notices used for New York City restaurants, that would indicate the overall safety record of each bus company at the point of ticket purchase.


March 17, 2011

Senators push for increased motorcoach safety

New York Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand and Charles E. Schumer said they would co-sponsor motorcoach safety legislation recently reintroduced by Sen. U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas), while Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) called on the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood to move forward in implementing safety measures outlined in DOT's Motorcoach Safety Action Plan.


March 8, 2011

NYCT orders 90 Nova low-floor buses

Contract requires supplier to provide the Nova LFS buses in three different configurations, to assess the various transmission and cooling technologies available.


July 27, 2010

Sen. Schumer: Make PT tax break permanent

Set to expire at the end of the year, the measure enables employees with monthly mass transit fees to deduct up to $230 from their paychecks, tax-free, through an employer benefit program.


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