Issues: Transportation

Committee Meeting: Transportation Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Transportation Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr., Chair 1:00 PM, Tuesday, March 5, 2013 Room 124 CAP

March 5, 1:00 PM - 1:03 PM
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Tri-State Transportation Campaign | Wednesday Winners (& Losers)

Winners

NY State Senators Daniel Squadron and Martin Dilan rallied with G train riders in Williamsburg last month. Their efforts resulted in an MTA decision to conduct a full review of the G train.

Read more at Tri-State Transportation Campaign.

February 27, 2013
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Department of Financial Services to Speek Resolution of Insurance Claims in Areas Affected by SANDY

The NYS Department of Financial Services (DFS) is setting new rules to speed the processing of insurance claims in areas affected by Storm Sandy. The new regulation reduces the amount of time an insurer can delay its decision on a claim, and requires insurers to report to the Department on how many claims it is delaying and the reasons for the delays.

February 27, 2013
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MTA to assess complaints that much maligned G train is frequently overcrowded, delayed and rerouted

EXCLUSIVE: MTA answers calls issued by state Sens. Daniel Squadron, Martin Malave Dilan for full-scale analysis of G subway line.

Read more at New York daily News.

February 27, 2013
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Committee Meeting: Transportation Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Transportation Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr., Chair 9:45 AM, Thursday, February 28, 2013 Room 124 CAP

PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE IN DATE AND TIME. The Committee will also be addressed by Thomas J. Madison, Jr., Executive Director of the New York State Thruway Authority & Canal Corporation.

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February 28, 9:45 AM - 10:42 AM
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Senator Fuschillo's Distracted Driving Prevention Program

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently held a roundtable discussion at Lindenhurst High School for students to help raise awareness about the growing problem of distracted driving.   

February 21, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO SPONSORS DISTRACTED DRIVING PREVENTION PROGRAM AT LINDENHURST HIGH SCHOOL

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today held a roundtable discussion at Lindenhurst High School for students to help raise awareness about the growing problem of distracted driving.   

February 20, 2013
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Senator Fuschillo's Distracted Driving Prevention Program

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) will be holding a roundtable discussion at Lindenhurst High School to help raise awareness about the growing problem of distracted driving.

Those participating in the discussion will be:

Jacy Good, who was permanently injured and lost her parents in a crash caused by a distracted driver;
Trooper Frank Bandiero, New York State Police;
Kristen Curran, a senior at Lindenhurst High School who recently obtained her driver's license;
Students from Ms. Dowd's Dock Law Class, all of whom are seniors and licensed drivers.

 

February 20, 12:05 PM - 12:45 PM
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: STATE BUDGET SHOULD INCREASE HIGHWAY FUNDS FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Increase Would be the First Since 2008 & Help Provide Relief to Municipalities

February 15, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S LEGISLATION TO REQUIRE BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR ALL BUS DRIVERS APPROVED BY SENATE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that legislation he sponsors to require all bus drivers to submit to a criminal history check has been approved by the New York State Senate’s Transportation Committee.

February 12, 2013
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SENATE PASSES BILLS TO PROMOTE BUS PASSENGER SAFETY

Legislation Would Prevent Sex Offenders from Becoming Bus Drivers and

Strengthen Penalties for Passing Stopped School Buses

February 12, 2013
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Senate Passes Bills to Promote Bus Passenger Safety

The New York State Senate today passed two bills that would enhance the safety of bus passengers by preventing registered sex offenders from becoming bus drivers and increasing penalties for passing a stopped school bus.Legislation (

February 11, 2013
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Senate Passes Tiffany's Law

The New York State Senate today passed “Tiffany’s Law”, sponsored by Senator John A. DeFrancisco (R-C-I, Syracuse). The bill (S.1790) would require all prior convictions of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, whether it be an automobile (DWI), snowmobile (SWI), or all-terrain vehicle, to be considered during sentencing of a subsequent Boating While Intoxicated (BWI) conviction. In turn, any person convicted of BWI would have that charge considered during any subsequent DWI, SWI or ATV offense.

February 11, 2013
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Knickerbocker Ave M Station Reopen, Rehabilitation Complete

Senator Dilan recently joined MTA New York City Transit President Thomas Prendergast to formally unveil the newly refurbished Knickerbocker Avenue M Line Station on Myrtle Avenue. The station was closed from August 18, 2012 to February 8, 2013 for rehabilitation.

The Knickerbocker Avenue M Station rehabilitation is one of a handful of upgrades the MTA has completed, and one of many slated for completion this year. These are necessary upgrades and I commend the MTA and Interim President Thomas Prendergast for recognizing a need and delivering for the riders of the M Line. I look forward to working with stakeholders and the MTA as more of these service restorations and upgrades are completed. 

February 11, 2013
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Committee Meeting: Transportation Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Transportation Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr., Chair 9:30 AM, Tuesday, February 12, 2013 Room 124 CAP

PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE IN TIME TO 9:30 AM.

February 12, 9:30 AM - 9:33 AM
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Senator Kennedy Presses DOT for Answers on Skyway, Regional Funding Disparities at Transportation Budget Hearing

DOT Commissioner says it is the intention of the department to “use all their best efforts” to deliver promised funds to WNY. 

Commissioner confirmed Skyway ‘plausibility review’ is underway, says she will come to Buffalo to discuss review findings. Also confirms review findings will not just be laid aside and ignored.    

Kennedy: Western New Yorkers Deserve a Responsive DOT that Delivers on its Promises and Acts on Local Transportation Needs. Today’s Public Hearing was a Step in the Right Direction. 

January 31, 2013
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Today's legislative budget hearing focuses on transportation proposals in Gov. Cuomo's state budget plan ~ Watch live beginning at 10:00 a.m.

The Legislature's fiscal committees continue a series of public hearings on Governor Andrew Cuomo's 2013-2014 proposed state budget.

Today's hearing focuses on transportation.  Watch live, beginning at 10:00 a.m., HERE.

January 31, 2013
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SENATE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE APPROVES LEGISLATION TO PROTECT NEW YORKERS FROM DRUNK DRIVERS

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), Chairman of the Senate’s Transportation Committee, today announced that the Committee has approved legislation to help strengthen the state’s DUI laws and protect individuals from drunk drivers.

     “Drunk drivers endanger innocent lives every time they choose to get behind the wheel, regardless of the type of vehicle. Strengthening our laws and closing legal loopholes will give law enforcement greater tools to catch and prosecute drunk drivers and help to make our roads safer for everyone,” said Senator Fuschillo.

     The drunk driving legislation approved by the committee would:

January 29, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO REAPPOINTED AS CHAIRMAN OF SENATE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

            Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today was reappointed as Chairman of the Senate’s Transportation Committee.  This will be Senator Fuschillo’s second term as the Committee’s Chairman. 

January 25, 2013
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Committee Meeting: Transportation Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Transportation Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr., Chair 9:30 AM, Tuesday, January 29, 2013 Room 123 CAP

PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE IN TIME AND LOCATION TO 9:30 AM IN 123 CAP.

January 29, 9:30 AM - 9:40 AM
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