CN Railway Should Scrap KC Southern Deal, Baskin Wealth Says
Montreal-based Canadian National has offered $30 billion for its U.S. rival, but the transaction appears to have little chance of succeeding.
Surface Transportation Board Calls for Stakeholder Comments on Rail Carriers’ Invoices
A federal transportation agency is requesting comments on a proposal to include additional information with rail carriers’ invoices.May 12, 2020
Senate Committee Approves STB Nominee Michelle Schultz
The Senate Commerce Committee advanced by voice-vote approval the nomination of Michelle Schultz for a seat on the Surface Transportation Board.July 11, 2019
Senate Panel to Consider STB Nominee Michelle Schultz July 10
The Senate Commerce Committee has scheduled the consideration of Michelle Schultz to be a member of the Surface Transportation Board for July 10.July 5, 2019
STB Announces New Online Payment, Filing System
Filing documents and issuing payments to the Surface Transportation Board will get easier. Effective in May, the board will proceed with a new system meant to allow for greater reliance on online tools as a way of improving its services for stakeholders.March 26, 2019
Senate Confirms Transportation Nominations
Moments before bringing the 115th session of Congress to a close, the U.S. Senate on Jan. 2 easily confirmed the nominations of Martin Oberman and Patrick Fuchs for posts on the Surface Transportation Board.January 4, 2019
Senate Commerce Committee Approves Transportation Nominees Amid GOP Effort to Expedite Confirmation Process
The Senate Commerce Committee on April 25 easily approved two nominees to the Surface Transportation Board, yet it is unclear when a vote on their confirmations will be scheduled on the floor of the chamber. That uncertainty is also true for other transportation nominees awaiting consideration in the chamber.April 25, 2018
Senate Considers Presidential Nominees for Surface Transportation Board
The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation is one step closer to doubling the number of members who sit on the Surface Transportation Board. The committee convened a hearing April 11 to consider Patrick Fuchs and Michelle Schultz to serve as members of the board.
Rail Customer Group Calls for Trump to Make STB Nominations
The Rail Customer Coalition, a group of manufacturing, agricultural and industrial shippers, sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to nominate candidates to fill vacant seats on the Surface Transportation Board.
Surface Transportation Board to Examine CSX Service Woes
The Surface Transportation Board will hold a special session to listen to CSX Corp. and railroad shippers discuss service disruptions since May that have ratcheted up the animosity between the sides in a public war of words.