Transportation Safety

What You Missed: House Hearing on May 12 Amtrak Crash
 

Lawmakers questioned transportation and government officials about the May 12 Amtrak derailment outside of Philadelphia at Tuesday’s House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing.

Schumer Calls TSA Security Breaches 'Alarming'
New York Democrat calls for "overhaul" at Transportation Security Administration.

Sen. Charles E. Schumer slammed the Transportation Security Administration Tuesday, one day after the release of a report indicating massive airport security failures, which the New York Democrat called “utterly amazing."

Watch Live: House Hearing on May 12 Amtrak Crash
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee holds a 10 a.m. hearing. 

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee holds a hearing on the May 12 Amtrak train crash outside of Philadelphia, which killed eight passengers and injured more than 200.

Witnesses from Amtrak, the National Transportation Safety Board, the Federal Railroad Administration and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen are expected to testify.

Boehner: Amtrak Crash Not a Funding Issue