Contact: Dennis Watson
FIRS 1 (800) 877-8339
Surface Transportation Board Issues Activities Report Covering Several Years
Surface Transportation Board (Board) Chairman Linda J. Morgan announced today the issuance of a report covering the Board's activities during the fiscal years 1998-2001 (October 1, 1997-September 30, 2001). The report is in addition to an activities report issued by the Board in March 1998 covering the Board's first full fiscal year (October 1, 1996-September 30, 1997) and its first nine months of existence (January 1, 1996-September 30, 1996), as well as information concerning the transition from the Interstate Commerce Commission.
The report issued today contains digests of: the Board's history, functional responsibilities, performance and policy goals, and organizational structure; railroad restructuring proceedings; rail rate and service matters; general rail oversight activity; rail labor proceedings; environmental review activities; rail financial conditions; National Rail Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) matters; issues relating to motor, water, and pipeline carriage; court actions; and various informational and statistical appendices.
Bound copies of the Board's 112-page report are available for sale through the Board's document dissemination contractor,
Legal Copy Service, Suite 405, 1925 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006, telephone (202) 293-7776
, or via
The price per copy is
$32.10, plus applicable tax and shipping and handling charges (please contact D
in advance of placing your order
). Copies also may be obtained from the Board's website at
. At the home page, click on "
." When the next screen appears, click on "
STB Activity Reports