|SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD DECISION DOCUMENT|
|REQUEST FOR WAYBILL DATA|
|PROVIDED NOTICE THAT THE SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD HAS RECEIVED A REQUEST FROM THREE RESEARCHERS AT THE NC STATE UNIVERSITY FOR PERMISSION TO USE DATA FROM THE BOARD’S 1990-2017 UNMASKED CARLOAD WAYBILL SAMPLES.|
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FR-4915-01P SERVICE DATE – JULY 9, 2019
Surface Transportation Board
Release of Waybill Data
The Surface Transportation Board (Board) has received a request from three researchers at NC State University (WB19-31 – 6/20/19) for permission to use select data from the Board’s 1990-2017 Unmasked Carload Waybill Sample. A copy of this request may be obtained from the Board’s website under docket no. WB19-31.
The waybill sample contains confidential railroad and shipper data; therefore, if any
parties object to these requests, they should file their objections with the Director of the Board's
Office of Economics within 14 calendar days of the date of this notice. The rules for release of
waybill data are codified at 49 CFR 1244.9.
Contact: Alexander Dusenberry, (202) 245-0319