Contact: Dennis Watson
04/25/2003 (Friday)
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No. 03-18
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Public & Media Advisory: Surface Transportation Board to Hold May 9 Voting Conference

Surface Transportation Board (Board) Chairman Roger Nober today announced that the Board will hold an open voting conference at 10:00 a.m. EDT on Friday, May 9, 2003, 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. A list of matters to be considered at the conference will be released in a forthcoming Board news release.

At the conference, the Board Members will discuss publicly among themselves, and vote on, several pending transportation cases. 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 future Board news release 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