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

AAAHI Acquisition Corporation-Acquisition of Control-All Aboard America! Holdings, Inc., Ace Express Coaches, LLC, All Aboard America! School Transportation, LLC, All Aboard Transit Services, LLC, Hotard Coaches, Inc., Industrial Bus Lines, Inc. d/b/a All Aboard America, and Sureride Charter Inc. d/b/a Sundiego Charter Co.
Document Number: 2016-26103
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-28
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
On September 29, 2016, AAAHI Acquisition Corporation (AAC), a noncarrier, filed an application under 49 U.S.C. 14303 for AAC to acquire All Aboard America! Holdings, Inc. (AAAHI), a noncarrier holding company that wholly owns passenger motor carriers Hotard Coaches, Inc. (Hotard), Industrial Bus Lines, Inc. d/b/a All Aboard America (Industrial), Sureride Charter Inc. d/b/a Sundiego Charter Co. (Sundiego), Ace Express Coaches, LLC (Ace Express), All Aboard Transit Services, LLC (AATS), and All Aboard America! School Transportation, LLC (AAAST) (collectively Acquisition Carriers). 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.
Release of Waybill Data
Document Number: 2016-25898
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment Rule
Document Number: 2016-25273
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-20
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (Board) is issuing an interim final rule to adjust the Board's civil monetary penalties for inflation pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015. As mandated by that act, the Board is issuing a ``catch-up adjustment'' for its penalties and will thereafter make annual inflation adjustments according to a specified formula.
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Dickenson and Buchanan Counties, VA
Document Number: 2016-25353
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-19
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
InterVISTAS Study
Document Number: 2016-25020
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board will host a roundtable discussion among noted economists on an independent report that assesses the Board's rate reasonableness methodologies, including the stand-alone cost methodology, and possible alternatives.
New Orleans Public Belt Railroad-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-Illinois Central Railroad Company
Document Number: 2016-24909
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Soo Line Railroad Company-Abandonment of Trackage Located in Burleigh County, N.D.
Document Number: 2016-24886
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Indiana Rail Road Company-Trackage Rights Exemption-CSX Transportation, Inc.
Document Number: 2016-24876
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
WRL, LLC-Acquisition Exemption-City of Tacoma, Department of Public Works
Document Number: 2016-24861
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
30-Day Notice of Intent To Seek Extension of Approval: System Diagram Maps
Document Number: 2016-24617
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-12
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- 3521 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives notice that it is requesting from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of an extension for the collection of system diagram maps, which is further described below. The Board previously published a notice about this collection in the Federal Register. 81 FR 26,304 (May 2, 2016). That notice allowed for a 60-day public review and comment period. No comments were received.
30-Day Notice of Intent To Seek Extension of Approval: Rail Depreciation Studies
Document Number: 2016-24616
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-12
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 collection of Rail Depreciation Studies. This information collection is described in detail below. The Board previously published a notice about this collection in the Federal Register. 81 FR 26,304 (May 2, 2016). That notice allowed for a 60-day public review and comment period. No comments were received.
30-Day Notice of Intent To Seek Extension of Approval: Household Goods Movers' Disclosure Requirements
Document Number: 2016-24615
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-12
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 information collections (here, third-party disclosures) required by the Board's decisions in Released Rates of Motor Common Carriers of Household Goods, RR 999 (Amendment No. 5) (STB served Jan. 21, 2011); Released Rates of Motor Common Carriers of Household Goods, RR 999 (Amendment No. 5) (STB served Jan. 10, 2012). The information collection is described in more detail below. The Board previously published a notice about this collection in the Federal Register. 81 FR 35,810 (June 3, 2016). That notice allowed for a 60-day public review and comment period. No comments were received.
30-Day Notice of Intent To Seek Extension of Approval: Arbitration Option Notices
Document Number: 2016-24609
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-12
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- 3521 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives notice that it is requesting from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of an extension for the collection of Arbitration Option Notices, which is further described below. The Board previously published a notice about this collection in the Federal Register. 81 FR 26,303 (May 2, 2016). That notice allowed for a 60-day public review and comment period. No comments were received.
Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corporation-Abandonment Exemption-in Scott County, Iowa
Document Number: 2016-24330
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-07
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway Company-Change in Operator Exemption-Iowa Interstate Railroad, Ltd.
Document Number: 2016-24322
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-07
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Trackage Rights Exemption-Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company
Document Number: 2016-24187
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Offers of Financial Assistance
Document Number: 2016-24056
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-10-05
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (Board) is proposing changes to its rules pertaining to Offers of Financial Assistance to improve the process and protect it against abuse.
Florida Northern Railroad Company, Inc.-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Marion County, Fla.
Document Number: 2016-23727
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-03
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation