Jason Commisso, who police say robbed eight victims in East Harlem, was caught riding a New Jersey bus.
Roadways like the Grand Central Parkway and Van Wyck Expressway could have up to 90-minute delays.
The head of the National Transportation Safety Board said there is no evidence the bus was sideswiped before the crash.
Schumer asked the state Department of Motor Vehicles to audit the licenses issued to tour bus drivers.
Manhattan's Traffic Task Force Truck Unit cracked down on tour buses Tuesday and set up check points for drivers.
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