NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
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Chairman Hersman, Senator Schumer & Congresswoman Velázquez to Release Findings of NTSB Curbside Motorcoach Safety Study; Study Commissioned After Series of Curbside Bus Crashes Over Last Year

October 28, 2011

The National Transportation Safety Board will release the first of its kind evaluation of the motorcoach industry, with an emphasis on the safety of curbside bus operators. The findings of the study, commissioned at the request of Senator Schumer and Congresswoman Velázquez, will be announced at a press conference in New York City.

Event:            Press Conference

Date/Time:        Monday, October 31, 2011   10:00 a.m. (EST)

Location:         Directly across from 19 Allen Street,  New York, NY 10002 (on Allen, between Hester and Canal Street)

Participants:     NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman,  U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer,  U.S. Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez

Note: In the event of rain, the alternate location will be the Port Authority Bus Terminal located between 40th and 42nd streets and between 8th and 9th Avenues, New York, NY. Please contact Nicholas Worrell for updates.

Contact: NTSB Public Affairs
Nicholas Worrell
(202) 320-3907 



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