2 edition of Railroad deregulation found in the catalog.
by Energy Information Administration, Office of Coal, Nuclear, Electric and Alternate Fuels, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C
Written in English
|Statement||prepared by Ercan Tukenmez.|
|Contributions||United States. Office of Coal, Nuclear, Electric, and Alternate Fuels.|
|LC Classifications||HE2321.C6 T84 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 55 p. :|
|Number of Pages||55|
|LC Control Number||83602734|
In contrast to the trucking industry, theﬁndings on railroad workers do not reveal any especially substantial effect of deregulation on the union membership rate in this industry; as shown in Table 1, the percentage of railroad workers belonging to a union only fell from 79 to 74 percent over the to observation period. Railroad regulation and deregulation --The short line rail industry --Railroad rationalization and restructuring --Legal issues affecting railroad employment --Labor protection on the railroads --Labor-management relations --Railroad passenger service --The new rail regime in Canada --Clear track ahead: U.S. railroading in the twenty-first century.
Staggers Act: A federal law that greatly deregulated the American railroad industry. The Staggers Rail Act was passed in and was intended to replace the highly-regulated structure of the Author: Will Kenton. Transportation deregulation in the United States gave private railroad, trucking, bus, and airline companies the freedom to set prices, choose which markets to serve, and what level of service to.
Deregulation occurs in one of three ways. First, Congress can vote to repeal a law. Second, the president can issue an executive order to remove the regulation. Third, a federal agency can stop enforcing the law. In certain industries, the barriers to entry are decreased to small or new companies, fostering innovation, competition, and. To address this important issue, the deregulated North American railroad industry is examined from the time period of to The research shows that firms which grew within the deregulated industry followed the same general sequencing of moves.
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He analyzes the origin of each major federal railroad act and the contending forces trying to shape the legislation, and gives an illuminating discussion of the relationship of the state and federal regulation.
Railroads and Regulation, was awarded the Transportation History Prize of the Organization of American by: Railroads, our first large corporations, are rapidly adapting to the deregulated climate of the s. As we approach the 21st century, this book tells the story of the changing role of railroads in our economy and how the law has changed to meet the new competitive by: 2.
The Indiana Rail Road Company is a story of extraordinary success among the scores Railroad deregulation book independent short line and regional railroads spawned in the wake of railroad deregulation. Christopher Rund chronicles the development of the company from its origins as part of America's first land grant railroad, the Illinois Central, through the political and financial juggling required by entrepreneur Reviews: 3.
Beginning with railroad regulation in and continuing for eight decades, the U.S. Federal Government expanded its regulatory scope to cover key transportation, telecommunications and energy sectors.
In the last quarter of the 20th century this long-term trend was abruptly and dramatically reversed as important sectors of the U.S. economy were deregulated. Author Brian Solomon looks at intermodal railroading’s personalities, technology, infrastructure, and operations, with special emphases on the evolution of technologies, the effects of global economies and federal deregulation, pioneering players such as TTX and Sea-Land, and modern innovations like articulated spine cars and double-stack /5(13).
As a lifelong railroad buff, I had been looking for a good overall history of the railroads in the United States. This book definitely does not disappoint. The author includes several maps, charts and tables to back up and illustrate several of the facts he presents in the book/5(9).
Abstract. As the title of this book (Transportation Policy and Economic Regulation: Essays in Honor of Theodore Keeler) suggests, Theodore Keeler has had a tremendous impact on the field of transportation economics, in assessing the impacts and appropriateness of various policies and in helping to shape regulatory policies concerning the transportation industries.
The Staggers Rail Act of is a United States federal law that deregulated the American railroad industry to a significant extent, and it replaced the regulatory structure that had existed since the Interstate Commerce Act of 5 Related deregulatory legislation.
8 Further reading. In the aftermath of the Great Depression and World War Enacted by: the 96th United States Congress. The Staggers Rail Act of marked a dramatic change in the evolution of the U.S.
railroad industry by eliminating or greatly reducing federal regulatory control over virtually every aspect of Author: Clifford Winston. Railroad deregulation under the Staggers Act of generated rate reductions, service enhancements, and other improvements in economic welfare.
These benefits appear to be widely shared. There is a low likelihood that some captive shippers pay rates that exceed the rates they would have paid under regulation, some evidence that some captive shippers have paid rates that regulators would Cited by: The Indiana Rail Road Company is a story of extraordinary success among the scores of independent short line and regional railroads spawned in the wake of railroad deregulation.
Christopher Rund chronicles the development of the company from its origins as part of America's first land grant railroad, the Illinois Central, through the political and financial juggling required by entrepreneur Brand: Christopher Rund; Fred W Frailey; Eric Powell.
Staggers Rail Act of Christopher Zorn. Railroads were among the very first industries to be regulated in the United Interstate Commerce Act ofwhich regulated shipping rates and prevented price discrimination by interstate carriers, was principally intended to prevent railroads from taking advantage of their near-monopoly over transportation.
Deregulation requires that a firm become marketing-oriented as it is no longer shielded from the harsh realities of the free marketplace by government regulation.
Marketing and deregulation go hand-in-hand. As evidenced in the railroad industry, without deregulation there is little need for marketing. Well into the 20th century, the railroad industry implemented a series of great technological changes that revolutionized rail transit in America. The twin cities of Omaha and Council Bluffs, serving as Union Pacific headquarters and the nation's nucleus of continental train travel, witnessed the bulk of these changes.
Through a collection of captivating photographs, Railroads of Omaha and. Increasing public interest in deregulation led to a series of federal laws beginning in with the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act. The deregulation of the trucking industry began with the Motor Carrier Act ofwhich was signed into law by President Carter on July 1, Although the primary story concerns the demise of the Rock Island, the book addresses trends in the railroad industry as a whole in the s and s.
Various crises such as the Penn Central bankruptcy and the creation of Conrail led to reforms such as the Staggers Act ofwhich essentially deregulated the industry. Deregulation has also made it easier for nonunion workers to get jobs in the trucking industry.
This new competition has sharply eroded the strength of the drivers' union, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Before deregulation ICC-regulated truckers paid unionized workers about 50 percent more than comparable workers in other industries.
MacDonald, James, M, and Cavalluzzo, Linda C. “Railroad Deregulation: Pricing Reforms, Shippers Responses, and The Effects on Labor.” Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 50 (): 80– CrossRef Google ScholarCited by: Although Americans enjoy the convenience and economic benefits of the world's most advanced air transportation system, the future of the airline industry is clouded by capacity constraints, safety and environmental concerns, the consolidation of carriers, and, especially, airline labor relations under the Railway Labor Act.
In this volume, William E. Thoms and Frank J. Dooley provide a. Get this from a library. Railroad deregulation: impact on coal. [Ercan Tukenmez; United States. Office of Coal, Nuclear, Electric, and Alternate Fuels.].
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- 50 million new, used, and out-of-print books from independent booksellers worldwide, including thousands of railroad titles. A Brief History of Railroad Regulation and Deregulation. Editor’s Note: George Hamlin fills in for Don Phillips, who will return next month.
From their inception prior to the U.S. Civil War until the late s, railroads in this country were not generally subject to .According to historian Mike Del Vecchio's book, "Railroads Across America," the very first railroad-like operation was opened in England during which used wooden rails, with wooden cross-ties (or "sleepers") for lateral support, to haul coal.
The first known implementation of iron rails occurred at Whitehaven, Cumberland infollowed.