Surface Transportation Board June 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor
Document Number: 2015-15356
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-23
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board approves the third quarter 2015 Rail Cost Adjustment Factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of American Railroads. The third quarter 2015 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 0.829. The third quarter 2015 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.354. The third quarter 2015 RCAF-5 is 0.334.
Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board (PRB) and Executive Resources Board (ERB) Membership
Document Number: 2015-14697
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-16
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Effective immediately, the membership of the PRB and ERB is as follows:
2014 Tax Information for Use in the Revenue Shortfall Allocation Method
Document Number: 2015-13905
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-08
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board is publishing, and providing the public an opportunity to comment on, the 2014 weighted average state tax rates for each Class I railroad, as calculated by the Association of American Railroads (AAR), for use in the Revenue Shortfall Allocation Method (RSAM).
Watco Holdings, Inc.-Continuance in Control Exemption-Lubbock and Western Railway, L.L.C.
Document Number: 2015-13794
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-05
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Texas New Mexico Railway, L.L.C.-Acquisition and Operation Exemption-Austin & Northwestern Railroad Company, Inc.
Document Number: 2015-13786
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-05
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Watco Holdings, Inc.-Continuance in Control Exemption-Texas New Mexico Railway, L.L.C.
Document Number: 2015-13769
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-05
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals
Document Number: 2015-13705
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-05
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501- 3519 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (Board) gives notice of its intent to request from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval without change of the six existing collections described below. Comments are requested concerning each collection as to (1) whether the particular collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Board, including whether the collection has practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the Board's burden estimates; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, when appropriate. Submitted comments will be included and/ or summarized in the Board's request for OMB approval.
Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board-Petition for Declaratory Order
Document Number: 2015-13603
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-03
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Michael Williams-Continuance in Control Exemption-Boot Hill & Western Railway Holding Co., Inc.
Document Number: 2015-13484
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-03
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
San Joaquin Valley Railroad Co.-Amended Lease and Operation Exemption-Sunset Railway Company
Document Number: 2015-13483
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-03
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation