The Federal Congress makes,
brings to the floor,
Not the President!
Yes Donald Trump,
this also means bills
the infrastructure of our country.
Not President Barrack Obama
Secretary of State!
United States History 101!
Was introduced in the Senate in March of 2015
to extend the PTC deadline to 2020
to help accommodate the cost, interoperability
and spectrum barriers the railroads are facing.
A year and a half after
S. 650 was introduced,
it was placed on the
‘Senate legislative calendar’.
The future of the federal PTC mandate is unclear.
It is also worth mentioning that the original PTC legislation
was passed in 2008.
Positive Train Control (PTC),
on all trains could have prevented this accident.
For more than 40 years now.
PTC has been available and up for a vote in the congress
also shot down by the congress.
ABC reporting ABC news good morning
Deadly rush hour train crash
30 of those 40 years are with
a republican controlled congress.
ABC Good Morning America; World News
At least 1 dead, multiple critical injuries in Hoboken train accident