Increasing trucks from 80,000 pounds to 91,000 pounds would further subsidize commercial highway users at the expense of taxpayers, exacerbate deterioration of crumbling infrastructure and disadvantage a critical freight rail industry.
See how the STB can create more efficient processes for how rate reasonableness disputes are handled — especially for small shippers — without implementing regulations that would rewrite freight rail’s success story.
America’s freight railroads are reducing risk every day on the rail network. As of July 1, 2019, the nation’s largest freight railroads are operating PTC across the vast majority — 91% — of the required Class I route miles nationwide. The system will be fully interoperable by 2020.
Sep. 12AAR Statement on STB Proposed Rate Review ChangesWashington, D.C.
Sep. 11Rail Traffic for the Week Ending September 7, 2019Washington, D.C.
Sep. 4Rail Traffic for August and the Week Ending August 31, 2019Washington, D.C.
Aug. 28Rail Traffic for the Week Ending August 24, 2019Washington, D.C.