A long-brewing feud between the Department of Transportation and the nation’s largest freight carriers is coming to a head. On Dec. 8, the Supreme Court of the United States is slated to hear oral arguments in a case that questions whether freight carriers must give preference to commuter trains on shared tracks.
Cynthia A. Bergmann, Chair of the firm’s Transportation Industry Practice, spoke with Greenwire, a division of energy publisher E&E, about the dispute.
The article is titled “As Punctuality Plummets, Amtrak Confronts Freight in Supreme Court Battle,” and published online on Oct. 31.
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