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Fatal Chinatown Bus Was Speeding Before Crash, Report Says

The Chinatown-bound bus that crashed in the Bronx, killing 15 people, hit its max speed of 78 m.p.h. right before wrecking.

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Assembly Passes Bill to Regulate Tour Buses in Wake of Deadly Crashes

The Assembly voted to pass a measure Monday that would create a permit system for intercity bus operators.

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Evidence Contradicts Bus Driver's Claims in Chinatown Tour Bus Crash

The head of the National Transportation Safety Board said there is no evidence the bus was sideswiped before the crash.

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Police Arrest Another 11 Drivers in Crackdown Following Fatal Tour Bus Crashes

A state investigation led to the arrest of 11 more bus drivers charged with using fake names to obtain driver licenses.

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Passengers in Fatal Chinatown Tour Bus Crash Sue Driver for Negligence

A pair of passengers on a Chinatown-bound that crashed killing 15 people filed lawsuits against the driver.

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City Council Committee Pushes for Legislation to Regulate Chinatown Buses

A Council committee endorsed a resolution urging the state to pass legislation to regulate inter-city buses.

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Sen. Schumer Calls for Review of Tour Bus Licenses

Schumer asked the state Department of Motor Vehicles to audit the licenses issued to tour bus drivers.

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New Permit Could Tame Lawless Chinatown Buses

Politicians have introduced legislation that could force intercity buses to need permits.

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Chinatown Forum to Explore Gentrification in the Neighborhood

Chinatown author and historian Peter Kwong will discuss Chinatown's future in the face of encroaching development.

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Chinatown Bus Runs Over Man on Canal Street

Pedestrian apparently suffered injured legs while crossing the street in an incident that appears to be accidental.