The Chinatown-bound bus that crashed in the Bronx, killing 15 people, hit its max speed of 78 m.p.h. right before wrecking.
The Assembly voted to pass a measure Monday that would create a permit system for intercity bus operators.
The head of the National Transportation Safety Board said there is no evidence the bus was sideswiped before the crash.
A state investigation led to the arrest of 11 more bus drivers charged with using fake names to obtain driver licenses.
A pair of passengers on a Chinatown-bound that crashed killing 15 people filed lawsuits against the driver.
A Council committee endorsed a resolution urging the state to pass legislation to regulate inter-city buses.
Schumer asked the state Department of Motor Vehicles to audit the licenses issued to tour bus drivers.
Politicians have introduced legislation that could force intercity buses to need permits.
Chinatown author and historian Peter Kwong will discuss Chinatown's future in the face of encroaching development.
Pedestrian apparently suffered injured legs while crossing the street in an incident that appears to be accidental.
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