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" Commission shall give due consideration, among other factors, to the effect of rates on the movement of traffic; to the need, in the public interest, of adequate and efficient railway transportation service at the lowest cost consistent with the furnishing... "
Railroad Retirement Amendments, 1973: Hearings, Ninety-third Congress, First ... - Page 408
by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. Subcommittee on Railroad Retirement - 1973 - 450 pages
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Modification of Transportation Act, 1920: Hearings...on S. 1150 and S. 2510 ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Com. on Interstate commerce - 1922 - 718 pages
...still be ' as nearly as may be' to that return, by reason of anything that this commission niay do ' in the exercise of its power to prescribe just and reasonable rates.' If it should attempt to increase the rates subject to its supervision to an amount more than is necessary...
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United States Reports: ... and Rules Announced at ...

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1922
...Commission to deal with intrastate rates. What is done under that section is to be done by the Commission " in the exercise of its power to prescribe just and reasonable rates ", ie, powers derived from previous amendments to the Interstate Commerce Act, which have never been...
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...Railway Transportation in the United States: By Senator Albert B. Cummins...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interstate Commerce - 1923 - 29 pages
...provisions of section 15-a are to be found in paragraphs (2) and (3). I quote them for convenience: (2) In the exercise of its power to prescribe just and reasonable rates the commission shall initiate, modify, establish, or adjust such rates so that carriers as a whole (or as a whole in each...
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Shipper and Carrier, Volume 4

Carriers - 1923
...$1,029,672,983. That part of Section 15a of the Transportation Act dealing with the fair return says: "In the exercise of its power to prescribe just and reasonable rates the Commission shall initiate, modify, establish or adjust such rates to that carriers as a whole (or as a whole in each...
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Railroads: Rates - Service - Management

Homer Bews VANDERBLUE (and BURGESS (Kenneth Farwell)), Kenneth Farwell Burgess - Railroads - 1923 - 486 pages
...weakness of the law was recognized, and the Transportation Act of 1920 included a rule of rate making: "In the exercise of its power to prescribe just and reasonable rates, the Commission shall initiate, modify, establish, or adjust such rates so that carriers as a whole (or as a whole in each...
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Annual Report of the American Bar Association: Including ..., Volume 48

American Bar Association - Bar associations - 1923
...the recapture provisions of the Transportation Act of 1920. Section 15a, provides that the commission in the exercise of its power to prescribe just and reasonable rates shall initiate rates which, as a whole in each of such rate groups as the commission may designate,...
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Proposed Amendment to the Transportation Act, 1920: Hearings Before the ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce - Railroads - 1924 - 228 pages
...DENISON. Now, let me read here, briefly, this provision in section 15a. I am reading from paragraph 2 : In the exercise of its power to prescribe just and reasonable rates the commission shall initiate, modify, establish, or adjust such rates so that carriers as a whole (or as a whole in each...
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Railway Rates and Cost of Service

Owen Ely - Railroads - 1924 - 148 pages
...were now returned to the jurisdiction of the Interstate Commerce Commission. THE EscH-CuMMma LAW k. (2) In the exercise of its power to prescribe just and reasonable rates the Commission shall initiate, modify, establish or adjust such rates so that carriers as a whole (or as a whole in each...
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Principles of Railway Transportation

Eliot Jones - Railroads - 1924 - 607 pages
...this rule justifies its statement substantially in full and substantially in the language of the act. In the exercise of its power to prescribe just and reasonable rates the Commission shall initiate and establish rates under which carriers as a whole (or as a whole in each of such rate groups...
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Consolidation of Railwayproperties: Hearings...on S. 2224...May 21, 1924 ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interstate Commerce - 1924 - 63 pages
...groups of roads is made clear by section 15 (a) of the transportation act, which is as follows : " In the exercise of its power to prescribe just and reasonable rates the commission shall initiate, modify, establish, or adjust such rates so that carriers as a whole (or as a whole in each...
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