STB Extends Deadline to Dec. 17 For Comments on First-Mile/Last-Mile Service Issues

The Surface Transportation Board (STB) extended the deadline for comments on first-mile/last-mile (FMLM) service.

Comments from interested parties are now due by Dec. 17, 2021, and reply comments from interested parties are due by Feb. 17, 2022.

FMLM service refers to the movement of railcars between a local railroad serving yard and a shipper or receiver facility.

STB seeks comment on the following: Possible FMLM service issues, design of potential metrics to measure FMLM service, and possible burdens associated with implementing any suggested changes.

This article comes from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Sept. 30, 2021, Grain Transportation Report.

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