Regulatory

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) issued this statement on November 9 to congratulate President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence:
Edward R. Hamberger, president and CEO of the Association of American Railroads (AAR), issued on November 9 the following statement in light of the 2016 federal election results:
Canadian Pacific on November 8 launched a website in response to Canadian Transportation Safety Board (TSB) Chairwoman Kathy Fox’s Oct. 31 public pronouncement that 6% of human-caused rail incidents may…
Pity economic regulators. The more they seek the middle-of-the-road, the greater risk both sides assail them. Economist Sidney L. Miller wrote, “It seems clear that our railways are regulated well,…
Canadian Pacific is calling Canadian Transportation Safety Board (TSB) Chairwoman Kathy Fox’s Oct. 31 public pronouncement that 6% of human-caused rail incidents may have involved fatigue “misguided comments” that “do…
The U.S. Surface Transportation Board would be doing itself a favor if chooses not to mess with UPS and heed the gargantuan railroad customer’s call to deep-six forced access, otherwise…
In comments filed with the Surface Transportation Board regarding Reciprocal Switching, STB Ex Parte No. 711 (Sub-No. 1), the Association of American Railroads said the proposed rules are “unlawful” and…
Ernie Anastos, anchor of the 6:00 news on WNYW-TV Fox 5 New York, is one of the best broadcast journalists I’ve come across in numerous television appearances during my nearly…
Former Norfolk Southern senior executive James W. “Jim” McClellan, who played a significant role in shaping the structure of the modern North American railroad industry, died Oct. 14, 2016. He…
Canadian Pacific CEO Hunter Harrison says his railroad is ready to move Western Canada’s delayed grain crop to market, provided there is “supply chain accountability,” which will be measured in…
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