New poll reveals majority of voters, worried about inflation, support efforts to increase competition across U.S. economy, including transportation sector

WASHINGTON, DC, November 17, 2021 — Amid concerns about rising prices and inflation, most voters agree that promoting competition is important to a strong economy, and an overwhelming bipartisan majority of registered voters (75%) believe President Biden’s recent executive order is important to address high

New Report Finds Rail Customers Paying a Steep Price for Consolidation and Dwindling Competition

WASHINGTON (July  29, 2021) – A new economic research report reveals that rail customers are paying a steep price for freight rail service as competitive pricing goes off the rails. Two key findings of the analysis show that both freight rail rates and rail industry revenue from monopoly

Rail Customers Applaud Senate Vote to Confirm Final STB Nominees

WASHINGTON (November 19, 2020) – Members of the Rail Customer Coalition (RCC) commend the U.S. Senate for confirming Robert Primus and Michelle Schultz to fill the two remaining vacancies on the Surface Transportation Board (STB).

In July, the RCC sent a

Freight Rail Customers Urge Senate to Confirm White House Nominees

WASHINGTON (August 1, 2018) – The Rail Customer Coalition (RCC) applauds today’s vote by the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation to approve the nomination of Martin Oberman to serve on the Surface Transportation Board (STB). For more than two years several vacancies on the Board have remained

Freight Rail Customers Applaud Senate Vote on White House Nominees

WASHINGTON (April 25, 2018) - The Rail Customer Coalition (RCC) welcomes the action taken by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation to approve the nominations of Patrick Fuchs and Michelle Schultz to serve on the Surface Transportation Board (STB). Currently, there are three vacancies on the Board, which