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Updating the Code of Federal Regulations
Document Number: C1-2018-06657
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-04-17
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Kasgro Rail Corp.-Lease and Operation Exemption-KJ Rail Logistics LLC
Document Number: 2018-07760
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-13
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Notice of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2018-07533
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-12
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee (RETAC), pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).
Union Pacific Railroad Company-Abandonment Exemption-in McLennan County, Tex.
Document Number: 2018-07226
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-09
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Union Pacific Railroad Company-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in McLennan County, Tex.
Document Number: 2018-07223
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-09
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Updating the Code of Federal Regulations
Document Number: 2018-06657
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-04-09
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (Board) is updating its regulations to reflect certain statutory changes enacted in the Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2015 and to replace certain obsolete or incorrect references in the regulations.
Illinois Central Railroad Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Hinds County, MS
Document Number: 2018-06893
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-04
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Release of Waybill Data
Document Number: 2018-06606
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-02
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Union Pacific Railroad Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Harris County, Tex.
Document Number: 2018-06262
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Larry Ferguson d/b/a Transouth Motorcoach, LLC-Acquisition of Control-C & H Bus Lines, Inc.
Document Number: 2018-06050
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
On February 27, 2018, Larry Ferguson d/b/a TranSouth Motorcoach, LLC (TranSouth) filed an application to acquire C & H Bus Lines, Inc. (C&H). TranSouth and C&H are each federally registered, passenger motor carriers incorporated and registered in Georgia. 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 Board rules.
Indiana Southern Railroad, LLC-Amendment to Trackage Rights Exemption-The Indiana Rail Road Company
Document Number: 2018-05857
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-22
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor
Document Number: 2018-05697
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-21
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board approves the second quarter 2018 Rail Cost Adjustment Factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of American Railroads. The second quarter 2018 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 1.041. The second quarter 2018 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.440. The second quarter 2018 RCAF-5 is 0.411. In addition, the Board is including recalculated RCAF figures for the second quarter of 2017 through the first quarter of 2018, which AAR submitted pursuant to the Board's January 29, 2018 decision. The recalculated RCAF figures for the second quarter of 2017 through the first quarter of 2018 were recalculated as if AAR had used the geometric average productivity growth of 0.994 for the 2011-2015 five-year period in its original filings. The recalculated figures are included in Table C of the Board's decision.
Toledo, Peoria & Western Railway Corp.-Trackage Rights Renewal Exemption-Tazewell & Peoria Railroad, Inc.
Document Number: 2018-05289
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-15
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
National Express Transit Corporation-Acquisition of Control-Aristocrat Limousine and Bus, Inc.
Document Number: 2018-04537
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
On February 5, 2018, National Express Transit Corporation (National Express), an intrastate passenger motor carrier, and Brenda Baxter, Richard Wright, and Ralph Wright (collectively, Sellers) (National Express and Sellers collectively, Applicants), jointly filed an application for National Express to acquire from Sellers control of Aristocrat Limousine and Bus, Inc. (Aristocrat), an interstate and intrastate passenger motor carrier. 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.
Ex Parte Communications in Informal Rulemaking Proceedings
Document Number: 2018-04411
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-03-05
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
In this decision, the Surface Transportation Board (the Board) modifies its regulations to permit, subject to disclosure requirements, ex parte communications in informal rulemaking proceedings. The Board also adopts other changes to its ex parte rules that would clarify and update when and how interested persons may communicate informally with the Board regarding pending proceedings other than rulemakings. The intent of the modified regulations is to enhance the Board's ability to make informed decisions through increased stakeholder communications while ensuring that the Board's record-building process in rulemaking proceedings remains transparent and fair.
Academy Bus, LLC and Franmar Leasing LLC-Purchase of Certain Assets of Daniel's Charters & Tours LLC
Document Number: 2018-03644
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-22
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
On January 23, 2018, Academy Bus LLC (Academy), a motor carrier of passengers; Franmar Leasing LLC (Franmar), a non-carrier; and Daniel's Charters & Tours LLC (Daniel's Charters), a motor carrier of passengers (collectively, Applicants) jointly filed an application for Academy and Franmar to acquire certain properties of Daniel's Charters. 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 Board rules.
Railroad Cost Recovery Procedures-Productivity Adjustment
Document Number: 2018-02888
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-13
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
In a decision served on February 8, 2018, the Board proposed to adopt 0.996 (-0.4% per year) as the measure of average (geometric mean) change in railroad productivity for the 2012-2016 (five-year) period. This represents an increase of 0.3% from the average for the 2011-2015 period. The Board's February 8, 2018 decision in this proceeding stated that comments may be filed addressing any perceived data and computational errors in the Board's calculation. It also stated that, if there were no further action taken by the Board, the proposed productivity adjustment would become effective on March 1, 2018.
Railroad Cost of Capital-2017
Document Number: 2018-02886
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-13
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board is instituting a proceeding to determine the railroad industry's cost of capital for 2017. The decision solicits comments on the following issues: The railroads' 2017 current cost of debt capital; the railroads' 2017 current cost of preferred equity capital (if any); the railroads' 2017 cost of common equity capital; and the 2017 capital structure mix of the railroad industry on a market value basis. Comments should focus on the various cost of capital components listed above using the same methodology followed in Railroad Cost of Capital2016, EP 558 (Sub-No. 20) (STB served Aug. 7, 2017).
Railroad Cost Recovery Procedures-Productivity Adjustment
Document Number: 2018-01966
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-01
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
In a decision served on January 29, 2018, the Surface Transportation Board adopted as final its calculation of the productivity adjustment, with the linking factor for the year 2015, proposed in its September 29, 2017 decision in the same docket. See R.R. Cost Recovery ProceduresProductivity Adjustment, EP 290 (Sub-No. 4), slip op. at 4 (STB served Sept. 29, 2017). The productivity change for 2015, based on changes in input and output levels from 2014, is 0.939, which is a decrease of 7.8% from the rate of productivity growth in 2014 relative to 2013 (1.018). Incorporating the 2015 value with the values from 2011-2014 period produces a geometric average productivity growth of 0.994 for the five-year period 2011-2015, or -0.6% per year.
Soo Line Railroad Company-Trackage Rights Exemption-BNSF Railway Company
Document Number: 2018-00927
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-19
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Semiannual Regulatory Agenda
Document Number: 2017-28248
Type: Unknown
Date: 2018-01-12
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board is publishing the Acting Chairman's agenda of rulemaking actions pursuant to the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA) (Pub. L. 96-354, 94 Stat. 1164) (Sep. 19, 1980). The items listed in the Regulatory Flexibility Agenda for fall 2017 reflect the priorities of the Acting Chairman of the Surface Transportation Board and do not necessarily reflect the priorities of any other individual Board Member. Listed below are the regulatory actions to be developed or reviewed during the next 12 months. Following each rule identified is a brief description of the rule, including its purpose and legal basis.
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Fulton County, GA
Document Number: 2018-00210
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-09
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Civil Monetary Penalties-2018 Adjustment
Document Number: 2018-00166
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-01-09
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (Board) is issuing a final rule to implement the annual inflationary adjustment to its civil monetary penalties, pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015.
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Clark, Floyd, Lawrence, Orange, & Washington Counties, Ind.
Document Number: 2018-00137
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-08
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Great Lakes Terminal Railroad, LLC-Lease and Operation Exemption-Rail Line of Great Lakes Reloading, LLC
Document Number: 2018-00020
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-05
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Notice of Railroad-Shipper Transportation Advisory Council Vacancies
Document Number: 2017-28011
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board hereby gives notice of vacancies on RSTAC for two small shipper representatives, one large shipper representative, two small railroad representatives, and two large railroad representatives. The Board seeks suggestions for candidates to fill these vacancies.
Revisions to Arbitration Procedures
Document Number: 2017-28009
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor
Document Number: 2017-27634
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-22
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board has approved the first quarter 2018 Rail Cost Adjustment Factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of American Railroads. A new base level for the index is calculated in the Board's decision, as the statute requires be done every five years. The first quarter 2018 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 1.027. The first quarter 2018 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.422. The first quarter 2018 RCAF-5 is 0.402.
The Indiana Rail Road Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-CSX Transportation, Inc.
Document Number: 2017-27604
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-22
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Greenbrier County, W. Va.
Document Number: 2017-27419
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-20
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
City and County of Denver-Acquisition Exemption-Western Stock Show Association in the City and County of Denver, CO
Document Number: 2017-26969
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-14
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Release of Waybill Data
Document Number: 2017-26674
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-12
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
BNSF Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Benton County, Minn.
Document Number: 2017-26515
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Vicksburg Southern Railroad, L.L.C.-Lease and Operation Exemption-Kansas City Southern Railway Company
Document Number: 2017-26403
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-07
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Old Augusta Railroad, LLC-Acquisition and Operation Exemption-KM Railways, LLC
Document Number: 2017-26267
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Expediting Rate Cases
Document Number: 2017-26153
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-05
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Pursuant to section 11 of the Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2015 (STB Reauthorization Act), the Surface Transportation Board (Board) is modifying rules pertaining to its rate case procedures.
Chesapeake and Indiana Railroad Company-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Starke County, Indiana
Document Number: 2017-25531
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-28
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Alloy Property Company, LLC-Adverse Abandonment-Chicago Terminal Railroad in Chicago, Ill.
Document Number: 2017-25512
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Dickenson County, VA
Document Number: 2017-24900
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Wisconsin Central Ltd.-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Oneida and Marinette Counties, Wis.
Document Number: 2017-24724
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-15
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Release of Waybill Data
Document Number: 2017-24627
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-14
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) published a document in the Federal Register on October 30, 2017, concerning a request from Thompson Hine LLP, on behalf of itself, Economists, and L.E. Peabody & Associates (WB17-4410/20/17) for permission to use certain unmasked data from the Board's 2006-2016 Carload Waybill Samples. STB is correcting the deadline objections to the request are due.
National Express LLC-Acquisition of Control-Queen City Transportation, LLC
Document Number: 2017-24429
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-09
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
On October 13, 2017, National Express LLC (National Express or Applicant), a noncarrier, filed an application under to acquire control of Queen City Transportation, LLC (Queen City). 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.
IHR Holdings, LLC-Acquisition Exemption-Santa Teresa Capital, LLC at Santa Teresa, Dona Ana County, N.M.
Document Number: 2017-24304
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-08
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Seminole Gulf Railway, L.P.-Abandonment Exemption-in Sarasota County, Fla.
Document Number: 2017-23963
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation