Safety Inspections

The senators called for more funding to FRA. (Credit: WCBS 880)

Senators Push For More Safety Inspectors Following Metro-North Derailment

Sens. Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal are calling for more funding for railroad safety inspections following the fatal Metro-North derailment.


Subway riders stand on a number 4 train (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

MTA Chairman Walder Says ‘Transit System Is Safe’

MTA Chairman Jay Walder played damage control Tuesday and said despite a recent Inspector General’s report, subway riders shouldn’t be worried.