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Schumer wants rail, mass transit workers checked against federal terror watch list

(Source: AM New York, December 11, 2016)

NEW YORK — Sen. Charles Schumer wants all rail and mass transit employees in sensitive positions to be cross-checked with the national terror watch list, much like he said airline employees are, as the city gears up for holiday travel, he said Sunday. Schumer said positions like engineers, train conductors, and those maintaining the tracks on both rail lines like Amtrak as well as the subways, MetroNorth and the Long Island Rail Road, should be checked against the watch list.

Full story: AM New York

Monday, December 12, 2016

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