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Government regulation of the railroads

fighting unfair trade practices in America

by David Chiu

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Published by Rosen Pub. Group. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads and state -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby David Chiu.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesThe progressive movement, 1900-1920--efforts to reform America"s new industrial society
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE2757 .C47 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3288566M
      ISBN 101404201904
      LC Control Number2004000752

      The development of inter-railway relationships has been, perhaps, next to the establishment of government regulation, the most striking phenomenon of the last decade. It is absolutely essential to a comprehension of present day financial problems, to understand the nature and extent of the [Pg viii] consolidation of interests which obtains. The attitudes of the railroads toward regulation are placed in the broader context of the determination of governmental economic policies--policies frequently formulated in response to railroad Kolko traces the continuity in governmental regulation between and and during the administration of Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson /5. Using Kolko’s book Railroads and Regulation , Kolko mentions James J Hill in the context of promoting more government regulation of the railroad industry. Kolko writes. The great incentive to railroad advocacy of federal legislation in earlier years had been declining rates and cutthroat competition.


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"A fascinating account of the role of railroad leaders themselves in the struggle over regulation." --Harry N. Scheiber, Dartmouth College.

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Government Regulation of the Railroads: Fighting Unfair Trade Practices in America (Progressive Movement 1/5(1). The s represent a period in which the government and the railroads settled into a highly regulated working relationship, even while new competitors arose as real threats.

Railroad companies, for instance, could only compete on the basis of service; rates were strictly controlled, and underpricing another carrier was illegal.

Read this book on Questia. To develop and carry out a wise policy of government regulation of transportation, it is necessary to have a clear concept of the objectives to be attained and of the principles that should control legislative and administrative action.

Part III- Government Regulation of Railroads in the United States- Major. CEI has long made it its mission to highlight to downsides and dangers of economic regulation. One classic example is the experience with America's railroads following the Civil War.

Most of the transcontinentals were heavily subsidized by all levels of government via sub-market-rate loans, land grants, and special local privileges on the frontier. The Hepburn Railway Regulation Act of was a major legislative achievement of the Progressive Era. With this act, Congress strengthened the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC), expanding its authority and empowering it to set railroad rates, institute standardized accounting practices, and require rail companies to file annual reports.

These new regulations. Get this from a library. A select list of books on railroads in foreign countries: government regulation. [Appleton P C Griffin; Library of Congress. Division of Bibliography.]. The problem of the public regulation of railway rates is threefold.

It involves: first, the question of personal discriminations by means of secret departures from the published rates; secondly, the question of the reasonableness of rates per se; and, lastly, the question of the relative reasonableness of rates. Lack of space compels the dismissal of the first and second.

To allow new technologies that enhance safety, the government should specify performance objectives rather than mandate specific manners of compliance that railroads must adopt. Antiquated federal rules and non-transparent processes stifle innovation and growth throughout the freight rail industry.

Once an icon of American industry, railroads fell into a long decline beginning around the turn of the twentieth century. Overburdened with regulation and often displaced by barge traffic on government-maintained waterways, trucking on interstate highways, and jet aviation, railroads measured their misfortune in lost market share, abandoned track, bankruptcies, and 5/5(1).

The book is tendentious, rambling, and unconvincing, although it does hit on a few forgotten truths about early federal regulation. I should start with the good. Kolko does show that railroads wanted two types of federal This is supposedly a classic of the "regulatory capture" school of historiography that flourished around the author, Gabriel /5.

Get this from a library. Government regulation of the railroads: fighting unfair trade practices in America. [David Chiu] -- The story of imposing government regulation on the American railroad industry in the early 20th century.

This section is from the book "Elementary Economics", by Charles Manfred Thompson. Also available from Amazon: Elementary Economics. Government Regulation Of Railroads. Attempts Of The States To Regulate Railroads. American railroads reached their zenith during the period. The industry's dominance, which had been nearly impenetrable only a few decades prior, was finally capped.

Between government regulation and new transportation modes, railroads slowly lost market share after (accelerated by 's stock market crash). Government Regulation of Railroads in the United States By EMORY R. JOHNSON T HE state and Federal governments in the United States have had a long experience in the regulation of rail-roads, but the problems connected therewith have not been finally solved.

Indeed, the recent rapid development of the agencies, the facilities, and the serv. Railroads by Railroads by 0 kilometers 0 miles RAILROAD ABUSESFarmers were angry with railroad companies for a host of reasons.

They were upset by misuse of government land grants, which the rail-roads sold to other businesses rather than to settlers, as the government intend-ed. full text of "a select list of books on railroads in foreign countries: government regulation" see other formats a 4 9 5 7 3 ; o library of congress select list of books on railroads m foreign countries government eegdlation t general; continental europe: international freight agreement; great britain; france; germany; belgium; switzer- land; italy; austria-hungary; russia compiled.

freight railroads became the first industry in the United States to become subject to comprehensive federal economic regulation. Railroads were regulated by the federal government through the Interstate Commerce Commission for the next 93 years. In Congress passed the Staggers Rail Act.

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The book depicts a Author: Ayn Rand. Federal government websites often end Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site. Railroads. The Department is promoting and regulating safety throughout the Nation’s railroad industry.

Programs and Projects. Research, Development, and Technology. 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.

Government Regulation of Railway Rates | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. Yes. All railroads which operate within the state of Iowa, and which are not required by the Surface Transportation Board to file a "R-1 Annual Report" as required by 49 USCmust, in accord with Iowa Code Section C and Iowa Administrative Code ChapterSectionfile an annual report with the Iowa Department of Transportation.

Annual reports. literally means "to let people do as they wish". idea that government should not interfere with business matters. Granger Movement () composed of farmers who demanded the regulation of western railroads and other monopolies.

Transpn. Res. -A Vol. 21 A, No. 6, pp.Printed in Great Britain. STATE REGULATION OF RAILROADS DAVID C. NICE The University of Georgia, Department of Political Science, Athens, GAU.S.A. (Received 2 February ; in revised form 4 August ) /87 $+ Pergamon Journals Ltd. Abstract: The scope of state Cited by: 1.

While the primary focus of this book is government intervention specific to oil and gas, it also offers a summary and analysis of much non specific intervention such as labor market regulation.

BOOK REVIEWS Government Regulation of Railway Rates. By HUGO RICHARD MEYER, Assistant Professor of Political Economy in the Uni- versity of Chicago. New York: The Macmillan Co!., I 8vo, pp. xxvii + The author of this book has been erroneously confused, even by. Illinois that the authority to regulate railroads engaged in interstate commerce rested with the federal government rather than the states.

Congress, which had been investigating the railroads for several years, responded to the decision by passing the Interstate Commerce Act of The legislation provided that rates must be “reasonable.

The Interstate Commerce Act of is a United States federal law that was designed to regulate the railroad industry, particularly its monopolistic practices. The Act required that railroad rates be "reasonable and just," but did not empower the government to fix specific rates.

It also required that railroads publicize shipping rates and prohibited short haul or long haul fare Enacted by: the 49th United States Congress. But there are some things that the Government must do if society is to hold together” — in particular, assist the railroads through regulation In turn, free-market adherents were horrified at the unanimity with which railroads and shippers alike were calling “for the same soothing syrup — legislative enactment.” NEC FUTURE is the Federal Railroad Administration's (FRA) comprehensive plan for improving the Northeast Corridor (NEC) from Washington, D.C., to Boston, MA.

Through NEC FUTURE, the FRA has worked closely with NEC states, railroads, stakeholders, and the public to define a long-term vision for the corridor's future. What are the Code of Federal Regulations also referred to as the CFRs.

The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is an annual codification of the general and permanent rules of the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government published by the Office of the Federal Register (OFR) in the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in the Federal.

First published inthis weighty study of early Federal Government regulation of railroads shows how this primary component of commercial transportation, by the setting of its prices and rates, affected the costs of many other goods and the general cost of living of ordinary citizens.

Regulations & Rulemaking. Rulemaking is a process for developing and issuing rules (rules are also referred to as “regulations”). The process can lead to the issuance of a new rule, an amendment to an existing rule, or the repeal of an existing rule.

Econ Ch 14 Railroads and Economic Development. the federal government took over the railroads: a-On the grounds of national defense b-To prevent bankruptcy c-Due to public safety concerns d- To prevent their sale to foreign investors Railroads were subject to permanent regulation.

Railroads were subject only to federal regulation. Contact. American Enterprise Institute Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC Main telephone: Main fax: Freight Rail Policy Stance: Freight railroads are committed to safe transportation of hazardous materials (hazmat).To help mitigate the consequences of rail accidents should they occur, railroads support 1.) Making those who produce, sell or use highly hazardous materials, as well as those who benefit from their use, share in the added liability and costs associated with.

Operating Practices. The Operating Practices Division examines railroad carrier operating rules, employee qualification guidelines, and carrier training and testing programs to determine compliance with the Railroad Safety Act of ; railroad occupational safety and health standards; the Hours of Service Act; and accident and personal injury reporting requirements.Railroads were hurt so badly by regulation that America’s rail system went from the finest in the world to one of the most pathetic, and only recently have rail firms begun to recover.

Airlines underwent a similar bout of regulation beginning in the s, but they asked for regulation from the federal government to end “ruinous.Full text of "A list of books, with references to periodicals, relating to railroads in their relation to the government and the public" See other formats.