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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

STB Issues Additional Hearing Information in CSX/Pan Am Merger Application Review

Karen Hedlund Sworn in as New Member of the Surface Transportation Board

Karen J. Hedlund was sworn in today as a new member of the Surface Transportation Board.  Ms. Hedlund was confirmed by the Senate on December 16, 2021.

Ms. Hedlund served in the Obama Administration as Chief Counsel of the Federal Highway Administration from 2009 to 2010, and as Chief Counsel and Deputy Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration from 2010 to 2014. Since stepping down from that position, Ms. Hedlund has advised governmental authorities and private investors on the development of passenger rail and transportation-oriented development projects.

STB Denies Request to Hold Arbitration Rulemaking Proceeding in Abeyance; Modifies Procedural Schedule