Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.'s posts related to Transportation

SENATORS FUSCHILLO & GOLDEN RENEW CALL FOR LAW ALLOWING NEW YORK STATE TO USE PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS IN FUNDING ROAD & BRIDGE PROJECTS

Abandonment of BQE & Gowanus Expressway Improvement Plans Because of Funding Issues Highlights Need for Law 

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CHAIRS PUBLIC HEARING EXAMINING USE OF PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS TO FUND TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS

             Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), Chairman of the Senate’s Transportation Committee, today chaired a Transportation Committee public hearing examining the use of public-private partnerships (P3s) to fund transportation infrastructure projects. 

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Senator Fuschillo Reacts to LIRR Pension Scandal Arrests

Senator Fuschillo discusses the LIRR pension scandal on Fox 5's Good Day NY.

SENATOR FUSCHILLO APPEARS ON FOX 5 NEWS TO CALL ON ASSEMBLY TO PASS LAW REQUIRING BUS DRIVER CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS

Senator Fuschillo appears on Fox 5 News to once again call on the NYS Assembly to pass his legislation requiring criminal background checks for all bus drivers. The bill has already been approved by the NYS Senate.

Senator Fuschillo's call came after another 116 bus drivers were removed from the road through DOT safety inspections. Click here to read more.

SENATOR FUSCHILLO RENEWS CALL FOR ASSEMBLY TO PASS BILL REQUIRING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR ALL BUS DRIVERS

“Today’s announcement by Governor Cuomo regarding the removal of 116 bus drivers from the road further highlights the need for greater oversight of the bus industry.

As the Governor noted, 530 bus drivers have been removed from the road since last spring through DOT safety inspections. That’s a staggering number, especially considering that it only reflects drivers who got caught. Undoubtedly, there are many more that not only remain on the road, but are responsible for other people’s safety.

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Senator Fuschillo Opposes Higher Airline Taxes and Fees

Senator Fuschillo recently wrote a letter to the members of New York's Congressional Delegation opposing the proposal currently being considered by Congress to create new fees for airlines and their passengers.

To view a copy of Senator Fuschillo's letter, click here.

 

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO APPLAUDS GOVERNOR CUOMO FOR MAKING TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE PROJECT A PRIORITY

“I applaud Governor Cuomo for urging Washington to expedite the review and approval process to allow work to begin on the Tappan Zee Bridge project.

In July, I toured the Tappan Zee Bridge with Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino to raise awareness about the need to rebuild the bridge, which is a vital economic artery for both New York State and the entire country. A new Tappan Zee Bridge is critical to the economic development of our entire region which will help create jobs and greatly improve our transportation infrastructure.

I am pleased that the Governor is making this a priority and thank him for taking action to help get this project moving forward.”

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO JOINS WITH SUPERVISOR BELLONE & OTHER LOCAL OFFICIALS IN UNVEILING REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT PLAN

Plan Calls for Bus Rapid Transit to Ease Congestion and Improve Access to Route 110 Corridor

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo speaks about the benefits of Bus Rapid Transit along the Route 110 Corridor as part of the Connect Long Island plan.

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently joined with Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone, Huntington Town Supervisor Frank Petrone, Farmingdale Mayor Butch Starkie, and other local officials in unveiling Connect Long Island: A Regional Transportation and Development Plan. 

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO CHAIR PUBLIC HEARING EXAMINING USE OF PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS TO FUND TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS

            Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), Chairman of the Senate’s Transportation Committee, announced that the Committee will be holding a public hearing examining the use of public-private partnerships (P3s) to fund transportation infrastructure projects.

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