Notice of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee Meeting
Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee (RETAC), pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended (5 U.S.C., App. 2).
Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) publishes the names of the persons selected to serve on its Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board (PRB).
Delivery Acquisition, Inc.-Purchase-Transportation Management Systems, LLC and East West Resort Transportation, LLC
On June 19, 2008, Delivery Acquisition, Inc. (Delivery) an indirect subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. (VRI), filed an application under 49 U.S.C. 14303 to acquire control, through purchase, of the properties of Transportation Management Systems, LLC f/k/a TMS, Inc.\1\ (TMS) and East West Resort Transportation, LLC (EWRT). The application also sought Board authority for VRI to control Delivery, which will become a carrier upon its acquisition of the carrier assets, including operating authorities, of TMS and EWRT. Persons wishing to oppose this application must follow the rules at 49 CFR 1182.5 and 1182.8. The Board has tentatively approved the transaction, and, if no opposing comments are timely filed, this notice will be the final Board action.
Simplified Standards for Rail Rate Cases-Taxes in Revenue Shortfall Allocation Method
The Surface Transportation Board seeks public comments on a proposal to adjust its Revenue Shortfall Allocation Method (RSAM), which is a component of its simplified standards for reviewing the reasonableness of a challenged rail rate, in order to account for taxes.