Transportation Bites

  • ATLP’s Fall Forum is scheduled to be an in-person event this year in Washington D.C.  The forum is to be held in November – details will be forthcoming.  After our successful Kansas City meeting, we are excited to get together again!
  • The Federal Maritime Commission establishes a website to report its progress implementing the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022.
  • The Presidential Emergency Board recommends wage increases to resolve contract talks between major railroads and labor.  Read the entire report here or the Reuters summary here.
  • DOT issues a proposed rule to strengthen consumer protections for ticket refunds.
  • Chairman Oberman appoints Janie Sheng as Director of the STB’s Office of Public Assistance, Governmental Affairs and Compliance.  Ms. Sheng has been Acting Director since August 2021. 
  • Harvest Season is Coming and the STB wants to know if the Class I carriers are ready.
  • California to ban the sale of new gasoline powered automobiles by 2035.  Washington State intends to do so as well.
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