RAILVIEW: RATEMAKING REVOLUTION AT THE ICC

Revised ratemaking procedures by Interstate Commerce Commission in response to the 4R Act now find regulatory intervention only when needed to assure some public interest goal. In addition to allowing rates within a "zone of reasonableness," contract rates which were once regarded as illegal are now encouraged. The ability to adjust rates on captive traffic over which railroads have "market dominance" is also now being permitted. Other revised ratemaking procedures are also under consideration.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  United States  06010
  • Authors:
    • CHRISTIAN, B J
  • Publication Date: 1979-11-12

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  • Accession Number: 00303580
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 15 1980 12:00AM