Bus Regulatory Reform: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, First Session, on H.R. 3662 and H.R. 3663 ... May 28 and June 3, 1981, at Washington, D.C., June 27, 1981, at Los Angeles, Calif

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Page 167 - Congressional directive with a classic definition of public convenience and necessity, which remains today, in Pan-American Bus Lines Operation, 1 MCC 190, 203 (1936): "The question, in substance, is whether the new operation or service will serve a useful public purpose, responsive to a public demand or need...
Page 178 - Antitrust laws in general, and the Sherman Act in particular, are the Magna Carta of free enterprise. They are as important to the preservation of economic freedom and our free-enterprise system as the Bill of Rights is to the protection of our fundamental personal freedoms.
Page 164 - It can be served by applicant with the new operation or service proposed without endangering or impairing the operations of existing carriers contrary to the public interest...
Page 391 - ... public convenience and necessity, the Commission must determine: (1) whether the new operation or service will serve a useful public purpose, responsive to a public demand or need...
Page 380 - Program and with programs of toxicological testing established under the Toxic Substances Control Act and the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act.
Page 239 - Chairman, from any point in the United States to any other point in the United States.
Page 167 - ... take the initiative in experimentation and the development of new types of service. In fact the carriers would probably resist regulation in the courts, if it did undertake to follow such a line, on the ground that it was an invasion of managerial prerogatives and discretion. Competition is the best-known spur to such endeavor and we are not persuaded that Congress intended to eliminate it in the motorbus field any more than in the railroad field.
Page 31 - ... the rate in effect 1 year prior to the effective date of the proposed...
Page 315 - OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REGULATORY UTILITY COMMISSIONERS 1102 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION BUILDING CONSTITUTION AVENUE AND TWELFTH STREET, NW POST OFFICE BOX 684, WASHINGTON, DC 20044 TELEPHONE (202...
Page 177 - A carrier is entitled to initiate rates and, in this connection, to adopt such policy of rate-making as to it seems wise.

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