National Transportation Policy, Preliminary Draft of a Report Prepared for ..., by the Special Study Group on Transportation Policies in the U.S. Pursuant to S.Res.29, 151 and 244 of the 86th Congress, January 1961, Volume 68
1961 - 732 pages
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action adequate agency airline amount application areas authority average cars changes chapter charges Commission Committee common carriers companies competition Congress consolidation continue coordination cost decline defense Department desirable direct economic effect equipment established exemptions existing expenditures expenses facilities fact factors Federal freight funds Government highway important improvements increase indicate industry intercity interest Interstate Commerce investment legislation less limited lines major ment miles million modes motor carrier navigation operating organization passenger service percent period possible present problem produce profit promotion proposed public interest question rail railroad rates reasonable recent recommended reduced region regulation regulatory requirements responsibility result roads routes Senate served shows specific TABLE tion traffic trains transportation trends truck United vehicles waterway
Page 142 - 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...
Page 27 - 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.
Page 118 - 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...
Page 193 - 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.
Page 495 - As some indication of the volume of unregulated traffic, according to a study made by the Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics of the Interstate Commerce Commission...
Page 385 - ... 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.
Page 147 - ... to encourage the establishment and maintenance of reasonable charges for transportation services, without unjust discriminations, undue preferences or advantages, or unfair or destructive competitive practices...
Page 118 - In a proceeding involving competition between carriers of different modes of transportation subject to this act, the Commission, in determining whether a rate is lower than a reasonable minimum rate, shall consider the facts and circumstances attending the movement of the traffic by the carrier or carriers to which the rate is applicable.
Page 233 - An Act to supplement existing laws against unlawful restraints and monopolies, and for other purposes," approved October 15, 1914, and of all other restraints or prohibitions by law, State or Federal, in so far as may be necessary to enable them to do anything authorized or required by any order made under and pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this section.