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WASHINGTON – After recent train accidents were found to be positive train control (PTC)-preventable by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) grilled federal transportation officials on the status of implementation of this critical train safety technology ahead of a 2018 deadline. Rep. Maloney, a leader on railway safety, specifically asked about implementation of PTC on Metro-North and the Long Island Railroad.
WASHINGTON — Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) released the following statement after an Amtrak train collided with a freight train, killing two and leaving over a hundred others with injuries. This is the third passenger rail accident to occur over the last month and a half. Rep. Maloney is the author of the Commuter Rail Passenger Safety Act, which makes additional funds available for the implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC).
WASHINGTON — Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) released the following statement after a train carrying members of Congress on their way to the Republican retreat struck a garbage truck in Virginia. Only minor injuries have been reported. Rep. Maloney authored legislation passed into law in 2015 which helps states and local communities improve safety around rail-grade crossings.
“I’m praying for all my colleagues and their families as well as the driver who has passed.
Goshen, NY — Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) has written a letter to the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) in support of the Orange County Industrial Development Agency’s (IDA’s) request for a federal investment to improve water and wastewater infrastructure in Goshen. The $800,000 project would fix failing well and septic systems, and allow five local retail and manufacturing businesses to maintain and expand existing operations at their current sites.
WASHINGTON – After last month’s train derailment in Washington State killed three people and injured dozens more, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) joined other transportation leaders to introduce legislation that would speed up the implementation of life-saving positive train control (PTC) technology that could prevent deadly crashes and derailments.
WASHINGTON – In response to December’s tragic and deadly train derailment in Washington State, Representatives Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and Denny Heck (WA-10) led the Washington state delegation in demanding answers from Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao regarding the Department’s adherence to train safety legislation passed in 2015. A provision of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act authored by Rep.
Newburgh, NY – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) released the following statement after Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that Stewart International Airport will receive $34 million in investments and be renamed "New York International at Stewart Field." Investments will establish a permanent federal inspection station for international travel and provide funding for additional enhancements.
WASHINGTON – Three years after he stood at Maple Avenue Park to announce that $11.5 million worth of unused Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant Disaster Relief (CDBG-DR) funding would remain available to Orange County for flood mitigation in the wake of Hurricane Irene, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced two flood mitigation projects totaling $2.8 million.
Poughkeepsie, NY — After the City of Poughkeepsie Common Council voted to lease its bus assets to Dutchess County in accordance with the terms of a consolidation agreement overseen by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) sent a letter to the FTA requesting that they immediately unfreeze $595,000 in funds owed to the city by the FTA for its operation of bus service in 2015-2016. The FTA had previously frozen these funds because the City missed a deadline to transfer the buses to Dutchess County.
Newburgh, NY — Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) sent a letter to Metro-North’s Acting President Catherine Rinaldi asking for her help to resolve access issues for people with disabilities at Metro-North’s Port Jervis Station. Currently, people in wheelchairs or with other mobility issues have to call the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) for bus service to Middletown if they want to access Metro-North trains.