Overview of Transportation Legislation

by Richard E. Briggs, Exec. Dir.; ASTRO, Assoc. of American Railroads, Washington, D.C.,

Serial Information: Engineering Issues: Journal of Professional Activities, 1973, Vol. 99, Issue 3, Pg. 381-388

Document Type: Journal Paper


The writer considers problems faced by the entire transportation industry and what can be done—and is being done—to solve these problems. Remarks are aimed primarily at the situation faced by the railroad industry. Emphasis is given to basic problems to be discussed here—and the proposals to meet them—have a far broader application, one which includes most elements of the surface transportation industry.

Subject Headings: Industries | Legislation | Rail transportation

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