Surface Transportation Board June 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Iowa River Railroad, Inc.-Acquisition and Operation Exemption-Rail Line of North Central Railway Association, Inc.
Document Number: 2017-13645
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Indexing the Annual Operating Revenues of Railroads
Document Number: 2017-13511
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-28
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor
Document Number: 2017-13281
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board approves the third quarter 2017 Rail Cost Adjustment Factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of American Railroads. The third quarter 2017 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 0.903. The third quarter 2017 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.375. The third quarter 2017 RCAF-5 is 0.357.
Mission Mountain Railroad, L.L.C.-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Flathead County, Mont.
Document Number: 2017-13132
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-23
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Regulatory Reform Task Force
Document Number: 2017-13131
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-06-23
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Notice is hereby given of a listening session for the Regulatory Reform Task Force (RRTF).
Progressive Rail Incorporated-Continuance in Control Exemption-Piedmont and Northern Railroad LLC
Document Number: 2017-12559
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-16
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Piedmont and Northern Railroad LLC-Change in Operator Exemption-Piedmont Railway, LLC
Document Number: 2017-12558
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-16
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Dover and Rockaway River Railroad, LLC-Operation Exemption-County of Morris, NJ.
Document Number: 2017-12535
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-16
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Lone Star Coaches, Inc.-Control-Tri-City Charter of Bossier, Inc.
Document Number: 2017-12011
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-09
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
On May 12, 2017, Lone Star Coaches, Inc. (Lone Star) filed an application to acquire Tri-City Charter of Bossier, Inc. (Tri-City Charter).\2\ Lone Star and Tri-City Charter are each federally registered, passenger motor carriers that are in the process of consolidating parts of their operations while maintaining their distinct USDOT operating authorities. 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.
2016 Tax Information for use In the Revenue Shortfall Allocation Method
Document Number: 2017-11565
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-05
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board is publishing, and providing the public an opportunity to comment on, the 2016 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).
Notice of Railroad-Shipper Transportation Advisory Council Vacancy
Document Number: 2017-11426
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-02
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board hereby gives notice of a vacancy on RSTAC for an at- large (public interest) representative. The Board is soliciting suggestions for candidates to fill this vacancy.