Freight Rail Customer Alliance Requests House and Senate Appropriators Fund Surface Transportation Board at $$39.152 million for Fiscal Year 2022

On June 23, 2021, FRCA submitted a letter to the House and Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittees requesting that 1) the Surface Transportation Board (STB) be funded at the $39.152 million as recommended by President Biden in the Administration’s FY 2022 Budget and 2) corresponding report language be included addressing various shipper concerns including continued shipper service and rate problems, a greater use of Cost-Benefit-Analysis during STB proceedings, and a potential merger of two Class I railroads – the first to be seen in over 20 years, under new merger rules, and in an environment of Precision Scheduled Railroading.   

 

The FRCA letter to House THUD can be read here.    The FRCA letter to Senate THUD can be read here