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

Release of Waybill Data
Document Number: 2016-31462
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor
Document Number: 2016-30867
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board approves the first quarter 2017 Rail Cost Adjustment Factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of American Railroads. The first quarter 2017 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 0.888. The first quarter 2017 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.373. The first quarter 2017 RCAF-5 is 0.353.
Genesee & Wyoming Inc.-Acquisition of Control Exemption-Providence and Worcester Railroad
Document Number: 2016-30843
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Monarch Ventures Inc.-Acquisition of Control-Quick Coach Lines Ltd. and Vancouver Tours and Transit Ltd. D/B/A Charter Bus Lines of British Columbia
Document Number: 2016-30489
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
On November 21, 2016, Monarch Ventures Inc. (Monarch), a noncarrier, filed an application under 49 U.S.C. 14303 for Monarch to acquire from Royal City Charter Coach Lines Ltd. (Royal), a noncarrier, control of the assets and business operations of Quick Coach Lines Ltd. (QCL) and Vancouver Tours and Transit Ltd. d/b/a Charter Bus Lines of British Columbia (VTT). 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.
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Perry County, Ky.
Document Number: 2016-30275
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-16
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Revisions to Arbitration Procedures
Document Number: 2016-30249
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-16
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Revised Inspection of Records and Related Fees
Document Number: 2016-30183
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-15
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (Board or STB) is revising its regulations governing ``Inspection of Records'' and ``Fees'' in accordance with changes to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) made by the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 (FOIA Improvement Act). Pursuant to the FOIA Improvement Act, the Board is extending the deadline for administrative appeals, adding information on dispute resolution services, and amending the way fees are charged in certain circumstances.
Notice of Railroad-Shipper Transportation Advisory Council Vacancies
Document Number: 2016-29974
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-14
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board hereby gives notice of vacancies on RSTAC for (1) a representative of a small shipper; and (2) a representative for a Class I railroad. The Board is soliciting suggestions for candidates to fill these vacancies.
Rules Relating to Board-Initiated Investigations
Document Number: 2016-29902
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-14
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (Board or STB) is adopting final rules for investigations conducted on the Board's own initiative pursuant to Section 12 of the Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2015.
CCET, LLC-Lease and Operation Exemption-Rail Line of Norfolk Southern Railway Company in Adams County, Ohio.
Document Number: 2016-29347
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-07
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Fayette County, Pa.
Document Number: 2016-29241
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
United States Rail Service Issues; United States Rail Service Issues-Data Collection
Document Number: 2016-29132
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-05
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
United States Rail Service Issues-Performance Data Reporting
Document Number: 2016-29131
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-05
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) is adopting a final rule 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, semiannual, and occasional basis.
Carload Express, Inc.-Continuance in Control Exemption-Delmarva Central Railroad Company
Document Number: 2016-28949
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-02
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Kokomo Rail, LLC-Acquisition and Operation Exemption-Rail Line of Indian Creek Railroad Company
Document Number: 2016-28943
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-02
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation