ASLRRA heralds House Support for short line tax credit

The Washington-based American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) recently announced it has hit what it called a historic high, of 272 supporters, for the companion bill in the United States House of Representatives, H.R. 510, which calls for the permanence of the Short Line Tax Credit (45G). Source: logistics Mgmt

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STB issues proposed rules for rate review procedures

Following the release of a report last spring by the Surface Transportation Board’s (STB) Rate Reform Task Force comprised of recommendations for potential changes to the STB’s rate review processes and methodologies, the STB said this week that it has proposed new rules as part of its ongoing effort to make its rate review procedures more accessible, efficient, and transparent, including for small customers. Source: logistics Mgmt

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Q&A: AAR President and CEO Ian Jefferies & SVP Policy and Economics John Gray

The freight railroad sector is replete with many moving parts, including hauling various types of freight commodities and intermodal goods, as well as what is viewed as a very active regulatory environment. And there are other things, too, including technology, policy, the sector's role in the over all economy, among other things. To help put everything into perspective Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently caught up with the Washington, D.C.-based Association of American Railroads' (AAR) President and CEO...

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