National Transportation Policy: Preliminary Draft of a Report Prepared for the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, United States Senate by the Special Study Group on Transportation Policies in the United States, Pursuant to S. Res. 29, 151, and 244 of the 86th Congress
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1961 - 732 lappuses
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1st sess action adequate air carriers areas assessment capital carriage CHAPTER Civil Aeronautics Board class I railroads Committee common carriers competition Cong congressional consolidation coordination cost Court decision decline defense Department economic regulation effect equipment exemptions existing expenditures facilities Federal Federal-aid highway for-hire freight Government grandfather clause increase intercity Interstate Commerce Act Interstate Commerce Commission investment jurisdiction legislation marginal costs ment million minimum rate modes of transportation Motor Carrier Act motor carriers national transportation policy navigation operating out-of-pocket costs ownership passenger service passenger-miles percent pipelines portation present problem promotion public interest rail rate policy ratemaking recommended regulated carriers regulation of transportation regulatory agency result revenues roads routes section 22 Senate shippers tion ton-miles traffic trans transportation service transportation system trend truck U.S. Congress U.S. Senate unregulated user charges water carriers waterway users
386. lappuse - States and the duly authorized officials thereof; and to encourage fair wages and equitable working conditions all to the end of developing, coordinating, and preserving a national transportation system by water, highway, and rail, as well as other means, adequate to meet the needs of the commerce of the United States, of the Postal Service, and of the national defense. All of the provisions of this act shall be administered and enforced with a view to carrying out the above declaration of policy.
144. lappuse - Act to charge or receive any greater compensation in the aggregate for the transportation of passengers, or of like kind of property, under substantially similar circumstances and conditions, for a shorter than for a longer distance over the same line or route in the same direction, the shorter being included within the longer distance...
27. lappuse - I know also, that laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind. As that becomes more developed, more enlightened, as new discoveries are made, new truths disclosed, and manners and opinions change with the change of circumstances, institutions must advance also, and keep pace with the times.
120. lappuse - When used in this section the term "rates" means rates, fares, and charges, and all classifications, regulations, and practices relating thereto. (2) In the exercise of its power to prescribe just and reasonable rates the Commission shall give due consideration, among other factors, to the effect of rates on the movement of traffic by the carrier or carriers for which the rates are prescribed...
195. lappuse - The navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and St. Lawrence, and the carrying places between the same, shall be common highways, and forever free, as well to the inhabitants of the said territory, as to the citizens of the United States, and those of any other states that may be admitted into the confederacy, without any tax, impost, or duty therefor.
389. lappuse - Commission shall give due consideration, among other factors, to the effect of rates on the movement of traffic by the carrier or carriers for which the rates are prescribed; to the need, in the public interest, of adequate and efficient railway transportation service at the lowest cost consistent with the furnishing of such service, and to the need of revenues sufficient to enable the carriers, under honest, economical, and efficient management to provide such service.
505. lappuse - Gray Area of Transportation Operations" by the Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics of the Interstate Commerce Commission dated June 1960, is the most comprehensive survey of its kind available.
389. lappuse - ... the need, in the public interest, of adequate and efficient transportation service by such carriers at the lowest cost consistent with the furnishing of such service; and to the need of revenues sufficient to enable such carriers, under honest, economical, and efficient management, to provide such service.
490. lappuse - That nothing in this act shall prevent the carriage, storage, or handling of property free or at reduced rates for the United States, State, or municipal governments...