Surface Transportation Board May 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Norfolk Southern Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Durham County, N.C.
Document Number: 2016-12610
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-27
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Revision to the Surface Transportation Board's CFR Chapter Heading Pursuant to the Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2015
Document Number: 2016-12346
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (Board) is revising the heading to its CFR chapter, pursuant to the Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2015.
Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board (PRB) and Executive Resources Board (ERB) Membership
Document Number: 2016-12297
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-25
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Effective immediately, the membership of the PRB and ERB is as follows:
BNSF Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Cook County, Ill
Document Number: 2016-12194
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-23
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
United States Rail Service Issues-Performance Data Reporting
Document Number: 2016-11805
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-05-23
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
This document corrects the Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (SNPR) served on April 29, 2016, and published in the Federal Register on May 5, 2016, (81 FR 27069), titled ``United States Rail Service IssuesPerformance Data Reporting.''
Paul Didelius-Continuance in Control Exemption-WRL, LLC
Document Number: 2016-11974
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-20
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Rules Relating to Board-Initiated Investigations
Document Number: 2016-11382
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-05-17
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Through this Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, the Surface Transportation Board (Board or STB) is proposing rules for investigations conducted on the Board's own initiative pursuant to the Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2015.
Revisions to Arbitration Procedures
Document Number: 2016-11238
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-05-16
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation, Department of Transporation
The Surface Transportation Board (Board or STB) is proposing to amend its arbitration procedures to conform to the requirements of the Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2015.
Norfolk Southern Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Hamilton County, Ohio
Document Number: 2016-11189
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-12
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
BNSF Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Thurston County, Wash.
Document Number: 2016-11132
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-11
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Rose Chauffeured Transportation, LTD-Acquisition of Control-My Bus Division of Cherry Consulting of the Carolinas, Inc.
Document Number: 2016-11131
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-11
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
On April 11, 2016, Rose Chauffeured Transportation, Ltd. (Rose), a noncarrier, filed an application under 49 U.S.C. 14303 so that it can obtain approval for its acquisition of common control of the MY Bus division of Cherry Consulting of the Carolinas, Inc. (Cherry) pursuant to a July 21, 2015, Asset Purchase Agreement (APA) between the parties. The Board is tentatively approving and authorizing the transaction, and, if no opposing comments are timely filed, this notice will be the final Board action. Persons wishing to oppose the application must follow the rules at 49 CFR 1182.5 and 1182.8.
Allegheny Valley Railroad Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-Norfolk Southern Railway Company
Document Number: 2016-10686
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
United States Rail Service Issues-Performance Data Reporting
Document Number: 2016-10442
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-05-05
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Through this Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (SNPR), the Board is proposing to establish new regulations requiring all Class I railroads and the Chicago Transportation Coordination Office (CTCO), through its Class I members, to report certain service performance metrics on a weekly basis.
Notice and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2016-10193
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-02
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives notice of its intent to seek approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for an extension of the Rail Depreciation Studies. This information collection is described in detail below. Comments are requested concerning: (1) The accuracy of the Board's burden estimates; (2) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; (3) 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; and (4) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Board, including whether the collection has practical utility. Submitted comments will be summarized and included in the Board's request for OMB approval.
Notice and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2016-10192
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-02
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives notice of its intent to seek approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for an extension of the process for filing Arbitration Option Notices. This information collection is described in detail below. Comments are requested concerning: (1) The accuracy of the Board's burden estimates; (2) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; (3) 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; and (4) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Board, including whether the collection has practical utility. Submitted comments will be summarized and included in the Board's request for OMB approval.
Notice and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2016-10191
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-02
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives notice of its intent to seek approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for an extension of the system diagram maps, described below. Comments are requested concerning: (1) The accuracy of the Board's burden estimates; (2) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; (3) 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; and (4) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Board, including whether the collection has practical utility. Submitted comments will be summarized and included in the Board's request for OMB approval.
Notice and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2016-10190
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-02
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives notice of its intent to seek from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) an extension of the information collections required under 49 U.S.C. 11301 and 49 CFR 1177 (rail or water carrier equipment liens (recordations)), under 49 U.S.C. 13702(b) and 49 CFR 1312 (water carrier tariffs), and under 49 U.S.C. 10709(d) and 49 CFR 1313 (rail agricultural contract summaries). The information collections are described in more detail below. Comments are requested concerning: (1) The accuracy of the Board's burden estimates; (2) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; (3) 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; and (4) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Board, including whether the collection has practical utility. Submitted comments will be summarized and included in the Board's request for OMB approval.