Large Group of Business Executives Invites Trump Administration to Work with Them to Modernize Freight Rail Policies

WASHINGTON (Dec. 15, 2016) – More than 50 top executives sent a letter to Vice President-elect Pence inviting the Trump administration to work with them to help fill vacancies at the Surface Transportation Board (STB) and select candidates that are “committed to eliminating outdated rules and overly bureaucratic procedures.” The

U.S. Manufacturing, Agricultural and Energy Industries Welcome Proposal to Provide Regulatory Relief and Allow for Greater Access to Competitive Freight Rail Service

WASHINGTON (July 27, 2016)— The Surface Transportation Board (STB) announced a proposed rule today that would permit shippers without access to other transportation options to request that their freight be moved to a competing rail line if another Class I railroad is reasonably accessible. The proposed reform, referred

Manufacturers, Agriculture and Energy Producers Come Together to Call on Congress and the STB to Update Freight Rail Policies

Rail Customer Coalition Launches New Website and Research

WASHINGTON (March 25, 2015) – A large group of national trade associations representing manufacturers, farmers and energy producers today announced they have formed the Rail Customer Coalition. The Coalition is calling on Congress and the Surface Transportation Board (STB) to modernize

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