Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations for Fiscal Year 1986: Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail)
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Transportation and Related Agencies
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1986
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action activities additional Administration agency aircraft airports amount analysis ANSWER appropriation areas assistance authority aviation believe benefits budget carriers Chairman changes City Coast Guard Commission Commissioners Committee competition completed concerned Congress Conrail continue contract cost COUNTY decision Department direct effect efforts employees enforcement equipment estimated facilities Federal fiscal functions funds going Government grant hearing impact implementation improvements increase industry interest involved issue legislation major meet merger million necessary Norfolk Southern obligations Office operating percent performance personnel positions problems projects proposed question rail railroads received record reduced request responsibility result safety savings schedule SENATOR ANDREWS staff staff-years supplemental TRACK traffic transit Transportation UMTA
511. lappuse - Great cases like hard cases make bad law. For great cases are called great, not by reason of their real importance in shaping the law of the future, but because of some accident of immediate overwhelming interest which appeals to the feelings and distorts the judgment.
512. lappuse - The question whether the acquisition of control in the case of competing carriers will aid in preventing an injurious waste and in securing more efficient transportation service is thus committed to the judgment of the administrative agency upon the facts developed in the particular case.
512. lappuse - The Commission shall as soon as practicable prepare and adopt a plan for the consolidation of the railway properties of the continental United States into a limited number of systems.
512. lappuse - Section 5 (11), that the policies of the anti-trust laws determine "the public interest" in railroad regulation only in a qualified way. And the altered emphasis in railroad legislation on achieving an adequate, efficient, and economical system of transportation through close supervision of business operations and practices rather than through heavy reliance on the enforcement of free competition in various phases of the business, cf.
356. lappuse - SEC. 604. (a) The Authority is empowered to issue air carrier operating certificates and to establish minimum safety standards for the operation of the air carrier to whom any such certificate is issued. Issuance...
310. lappuse - Except in an emergency, no pilot of a civil aircraft may allow a person who is obviously under the influence of intoxicating liquors or drugs (except a medical patient under proper care) to be carried in that aircraft.
511. lappuse - These cases, collectively, establish that one system of railroad transportation cannot acquire another, nor a substantial and vital part thereof, when the effect of such acquisition is to suppress or materially reduce the free and normal flow of competition in the channels of interstate trade.
654. lappuse - With your permission I would like to submit my prepared statement for the record and briefly summarize it.
513. lappuse - ... (3) to promote a safe and efficient rail transportation system by allowing rail carriers to earn adequate revenues, as determined by the Board; (4) to ensure the development and continuation of a sound rail transportation system with effective competition among rail carriers...
653. lappuse - Of all the changes in the past 20 years, none has more threatened our sense of national well-being than the explosion of violent crime. One does not have to be attacked to be a victim. The woman who must run to her car after shopping at night is a victim. The couple draping their door with locks and chains are victims; as is the tired, decent cleaning woman who can't ride a subway home without being afraid.