Contact: Dennis Watson
02/19/2003 (Wednesday)
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No. 03-8
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Public & Media Advisory: Surface Transportation Board to Hold March 21 Voting Conference

Surface Transportation Board (Board) Chairman Roger Nober today announced that the Board will hold an open voting conference on March 21, 2003, at which the Board Members will discuss publicly among themselves, and vote on, several pending transportation cases.

The conference will begin at 10:00 a.m. EST on Friday, March 21, in Room 760, the Board's hearing room, on the 7th Floor at the agency's headquarters in the Mercury Building, 1925 K Street, N.W. (on the northeast corner of the intersection of 20th and K Sts.), Washington, D.C. While the public is invited to attend the voting conference, no public participation will be allowed. Members of the public and the media wishing to observe the voting conference will be advised--through a forthcoming Board news release that additionally will provide the docket numbers and titles comprising the voting conference agenda--of procedures for attendance.

Following the conclusion of the voting conference, a summary news release will be issued and posted under "News and Speeches" on the Board's Website at