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01.23.20

SCHUMER LAUNCHES MAJOR PUSH TO PREVENT BRIDGE STRIKES THAT HAVE PLAGUED WESTCHESTER COUNTY FOR DECADES; SENATOR CALLS ON LEADING GPS DEVELOPERS TO INTEGRATE DATA WARNING COMMERCIAL VEHICLE DRIVERS OF ROAD RESTRICTIONS, PROMOTE DRIVER SAFETY & DECREASE TRAFFIC

Currently, GPS Applications-Google Maps, Apple Maps & Waze—Do Not Contain Data Warning Commercial Drivers Of Roadway Restrictions Such As Maximum Vehicle Height; In The Last Decade, The King Street Bridge In Westchester County Has Been Struck ~150 Times With No End In Sight To Major Uptick In Bridge Strikes, Schumer Urges Smartphone-Based GPS Application Developers To Implement A Warning System For Commercial Vehicle Drivers To Alert Them Of Restrictions & Hazards Schumer To GPS … Continue Reading


01.23.20

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND URGE ARMY TO SELECT FORT DRUM FOR NEW CORPS HEADQUARTERS; SENATORS SAY FORT DRUM’S WORLD-CLASS PERSONNEL, EXISTING INFRASTRUCTURE AND DEPLOYABLE READINESS CAPABILITIES MAKE IT THE PERFECT HOME FOR CRITICAL CAPACITY

The Army Is Currently Determining Which Military Installation Should House The Army's Newest Corps Headquarters; Fort Drum Was Recently Revealed To Be On The Army’s Short List Schumer, Gillibrand Urge Army To Select The Installation As Soon As Possible, Citing Its Superior Infrastructure And Readiness Investments, Jefferson County’s Ideal Location On The East Coast Near A Major Airport And Fort Drum’s Elite, Skilled Personnel Schumer, Gillibrand To Army: No Better Home For N… Continue Reading


01.22.20

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES, FOLLOWING HIS PUSH, FEDS APPROVE PERMIT ALLOWING AMTRAK TO MOVE NEXT GEN HIGH-SPEED TRAIN & KEEP AMTRAK GROWTH IN HORNELL ON TRACK; SENATOR SAYS REVOLUTIONARY TRAINS SUPPORT 400 SOUTHERN TIER JOBS & IMPROVE RAIL SAFETY, COMFORT & SPEED

Following his push, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today released the following statement after the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) signed off on Amtrak's permit application for a one-time movement of its just-constructed Next Generation High-Speed train to its test track in Colorado: "The FRA approving Amtrak’s request to move its Next Generation High-Speed Train to its Colorado test track is a critical step in getting these state-of-the-art trains on the tracks and in improving… Continue Reading


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