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Surface Transportation Board Vice Chairman Oberman Announces Recusal from Board Proceeding

07/22/2020 (Wednesday) [PDF Version]
No. 20-06

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Surface Transportation Board Vice Chairman Martin Oberman today announced that he will recuse himself from participating in the proceeding Petition for Declaratory Order and Preliminary Injunction, Docket No. FD 36420, filed on July 21, 2020, by the Commuter Rail Division of the Regional Transportation Authority d/b/a Metra.  Based on his previous service as chairman of Metra, Vice Chairman Oberman determined that a recusal is appropriate in this case.

The petition for declaratory order in Docket No. FD 36420 may be viewed on the Board’s website here.