Interstate Commerce Commission

BEFORE THE INTIRSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION: Direct Routes for Regular-Route Movements

by Paul Ehrsam April 24, 1980 Interstate Commerce Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability recommended that the Interstate Commerce Commission adopt a proposal that would allow regular-route motor carriers to operate their vehicles over the most direct routes between terminal points on their systems.  This would enable carriers to increase their efficiency and reduce fuel consumption.

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BEFORE THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION: STANDARDS AND EXPEDITIOUS PROCEDURES FOR ESTABLISHING RAILROAD RATES BASED ON SEASONAL, REGIONAL, OR PEAK-PERIOD DEMAND FOR RAIL SERVICE

by Judith Herman April 21, 1980 Interstate Commerce Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability has submitted comments to the Interstate Commerce Commission concerning the development of rates based on seasonal, regional, or peak-period demand for rail service.  A copy of the Council’s comments is attached.

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BEFORE THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION: Rail Market Dominance and Related Considerations

by John P. Formby April 2, 1980 Interstate Commerce Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability supported a proposed policy change by the Interstate Commerce Commission that would free a substantial volume of rail traffic from maximum rate regulation. The Council also supported the principle of the Commission’s proposed no-suspend zone for changes in rail freight rates.  The Commission’s proposed market dominance rules and […]

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BEFORE THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION: General Increases in Motor Carrier Rates & Charges

by Roy A. Nierenberg March 12, 1980 Interstate Commerce Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability announced today it has filed a protest with the Interstate Commerce Commission against the recently filed requests for general rate increases for the nation’s regulated trucking industry. Unless suspended by the ICC the proposed increases by the major motor-carrier rate bureaus would become effective April 1, 1980.  The […]

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BEFORE THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION: ELIMINATION OF INCENTIVE PER DIEM CHARGES

by Judith Herman March 10, 1980 Interstate Commerce Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability has submitted reply comments concerning the elimination of incentive per diem charges to the Interstate Commerce Commission.  A copy of the Council’s comments is attached.

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BEFORE THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION: REVENUE NEEDS STANDARDS IN MOTOR CARRIER GENERAL INCREASE PROCEEDINGS

by Roy A. Nierenberg February 19, 1980 Interstate Commerce Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability has submitted reply comments concerning truck rate-setting standards to the Interstate Commerce Commission.  A copy of the Council’s comments is attached.

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BEFORE THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION: ELIMINATION OF INCENTIVE PER DIEM CHARGES

by Judith Herman February 11, 1980 Interstate Commerce Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability has submitted the attached comments concerning incentive per diem charges to the Interstate Commerce Commission.

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BEFORE THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION: COMMENTS OF THE COUNCIL ON WAGE AND PRICE STABILITY ON CERTAIN ASPECTS OF THE AGREEMENT GOVERNING THE OPERATION OF THE NEW POWDER RIVER BASIN RAIL LINE 1

by John P. Formby January 21, 1980 Interstate Commerce Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability has submitted the attached comments to the Interstate Commerce Commission.

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BEFORE THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION: ENTRY FLEXIBILITY, REGULAR-ROUTE PASSENGER SERVICE

by Elizabeth Pinkston January 7, 1980 Interstate Commerce Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability today urged the Interstate Commerce Commission to begin proceedings aimed at reducing barriers to entry into the intercity bus industry. The Council said the lowering of regulatory barriers to entry could increase competition and, particularly if accompanied by reform of rate and fare regulation, could provide substantial anti-inflationary […]

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BEFORE THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION: REVENUE NEED STANDARDS IN MOTOR CARRIER GENERAL INCREASE PROCEEDINGS

by Judith Herman November 19, 1979 Interstate Commerce Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability has submitted comments to the Interstate Commerce Commission on changes in truck rate-setting standards.  The Council recommended certain changes that would make the present system of trucking rate-and-entry regulation less inefficient and less inflationary. Among the recommendations is the proposal that requested rate increases be evaluated in terms […]

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BEFORE THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION: Fare Flexibility for the Bus Industry

by Elizabeth Pinkston October 22, 1979 Interstate Commerce Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability has submitted comments to the Interstate Commerce Commission on a proposal to permit greater fare flexibility for the bus industry. A copy of the Council’s comments is attached.

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BEFORE THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION: Fare Flexibility for the Bus Industry

by Elizabeth Pinkston September 20, 1979 Interstate Commerce Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability has submitted comments to the Interstate Commerce Commission on a proposal to permit greater fare flexibility for the bus industry. A copy of the Council’s comments is attached.

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BEFORE THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION: INVESTIGATION OF ADEQUACY OF RAILROAD FREIGHT CAR OWNERSHIP, CAR UTILIZATION, DISTRIBUTION RULES AND PRACTICES

by Derek Thieme July 2, 1979 Interstate Commerce Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability has submitted the attached comments to the Interstate Commerce Commission on the ICC’s proposed elimination of “car service rules” in order to alleviate freight car shortages.

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REFERENCE: Ex Parte No. MC-126, General Temporary Authority – Regular-Route Passenger Operations, Part II

by Derek Thieme June 13, 1979 Interstate Commerce Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability today asked the Interstate Commerce Commission to grant Trailways, Inc., temporary authority to expand interstate bus service. A copy of the comments along with a letter from Chairman Alfred E. Kahn are attached.

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Before the Interstate Commerce Commission, Part II

by Derek Thieme May 22, 1979 Interstate Commerce Commission
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Before the Interstate Commerce Commission

by Derek Thieme May 17, 1979 Interstate Commerce Commission

Attached is a copy of comments filed by the Council on Wage and Price Stability before the Interstate Commerce Commission regarding expedited procedures for recovery of fuel costs.

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Before the Interstate Commerce Commission:General Increases in Rates and Charges Central States Motor Freight Bureau

by Ernesto Fuentes March 20, 1979 Interstate Commerce Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability (Council) hereby submits its comments to the Interstate Commerce commission (ICC or Commission) on the proposed general increases in rates and charges sought by the Central States Motor Freight Bureau (Central States). In its Supplemental Statement, Central States has proposed a general increase of 6.2 percent, which is […]

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Before the Interstate Commerce Commission: General Increase The Eastern Central Motor Carriers Association, Inc.

by Ernesto Fuentes March 20, 1979 Interstate Commerce Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability (Council) hereby submits its comments to the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC or Commission) in opposition to the proposed general increase in rates and charges sought by The Eastern Central Motor Carriers Association, Inc. (Eastern Central) . We oppose the proposed rate increase because it appears to be out […]

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