Transportation and National Policy: May, 1942, Parte 1,Volume 1
United States. National Resources Planning Board, United States. National Resources Planning Board. Advisory Committee for the Transportation Study
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1942 - 513 páginas
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action activity addition advantages agencies amount application areas authority average basis capital carried cents changes charges Commerce Commission Commission common companies competing competition considerable construction continue coordination costs direct earnings economic effect efficient equipment established existing expenses express facilities factors Federal field figures freight Government greater groups handling highway important improvement increase industry inland interest Interstate Commerce issues labor Lakes less limited lines lower means ment methods miles motor carriers movement necessary operating organization passenger percent period pipe points ports possible practices present problem projects proposed rail railroads railway rates reasonable recent reduced regulation relatively result River roads routes shippers structure terminal tion traffic trans transportation truck United various vehicle vessels volume waterways
Página 429 - 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.
Página 26 - That it shall be unlawful for any common carrier subject to the provisions of this 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, in the same direction, the shorter being included within the longer distance...
Página 211 - States and the duly authorized officials thereof ; and to encourage fair wages and equitable working conditions ; all to the end of developing, coordinating, and preserving a national transportation system by water, highway, and rail, as well as other means, adequate to meet the needs of the commerce of the United States, of the postal service, and of the national defense. All of the provisions of this act shall be administered and enforced with a view to carrying out the above declaration of policy.
Página 246 - ... foster sound economic conditions In transportation and among the several carriers; 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 ; to cooperate with the several States and the duly authorized officials thereof; and to encourage fair wages and equitable working conditions; all to the end of developing, coordinating, and preserving a...
Página 356 - The encouragement and development of an air transportation system properly adapted to the present and future needs of the foreign and domestic commerce of the United States, of the Postal Service, and of the national defense...
Página 168 - In its order of approval the Commission shall include terms and conditions providing that during the period of four years from the effective date of such order such transaction will not result in employees of the carrier or carriers by railroad affected by such order being in a worse position with respect to their employment...
Página 102 - In the exercise of its power to prescribe just and reasonale rates the Commission shall initiate, modify, establish or adjust such rates so that carriers as a whole (or as a whole in each of such rate groups or territories as the commission may from time to time designate...
Página 198 - That the provisions of this act shall apply to any common carrier or carriers engaged in the transportation of passengers or property wholly by railroad, or partly by railroad and partly by water when both are used, under a common control, management, or arrangement, for a continuous carriage or shipment...
Página 26 - ... like and contemporaneous service in the transportation of a like kind of traffic under substantially similar circumstances and conditions, such common carrier shall be deemed guilty of unjust discrimination, which is hereby prohibited and declared .to be unlawful.
Página 158 - A railroad is a public highway, and none the less so because constructed and maintained through the agency of a corporation deriving its existence and powers from the State. Such a corporation was created for public purposes. It performs a function of the State.