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Regulating Railroad Innovation

Business, Technology, and Politics in America, 18401920

by Steven W. Usselman

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Economic history,
  • Railway transport industries,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • United States,
  • Railroads - General,
  • Transportation,
  • History: American,
  • North America,
  • USA,
  • United States - General,
  • History / United States / General,
  • Railroads--United States--History,
  • Railroads,
  • History,
  • Technological innovations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages414
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7712535M
    ISBN 100521001064
    ISBN 109780521001069

    books and articles written by economic, technology, and social Regulating Railroad Innovation: Business, Technology, and Politics in America, A Most Magnificent Machine: America. Ensuring continued progress requires sensible operational regulations that do not impede industry transformation and innovation. Freight Rail Policy Stance: In the 21 st Century, freight railroads require a modernized approach to federal regulations that allows them to innovate with new technologies and processes for an even safer and more.

    Legislation & Regulations. FRA exercises its responsibilities for regulating the safety of the nation's railroad system and development of intercity passenger rail through several means, including: Legislative Rules, Non-legislative Rules (Interpretive Rules and Policy Statements), and; Management and Procedural Rules. 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.

    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. part - regulations on safety integration plans governing railroad consolidations, mergers, and acquisitions of control (§§ - ) PART [RESERVED] PART - GUARANTEE OF CERTIFICATES OF TRUSTEES OF RAILROADS IN REORGANIZATION (§§ - ).


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Many of the most tumultuous events in the nation's history have involved disputes over the.Usselman’s book Regulating Railroad Innovation also fails to continue his analysis of railroad regulation to the era in question.6 Interestingly, however, Usselman sets the stage for further developments in railroad policy by connecting political motivations with technologicalAuthor: Henry Strangford Scherck.