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U.S., Canadian freight-rail regulators meet in Ottawa


U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) Chairman Daniel Elliott III yesterday met with Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Scott Streiner to discuss ways the two agencies can work together and share "best practice" information.

Daniel Elliott III

Like the STB, the CTA is the economic regulator of freight railroads and certain other modes of transportation in Canada.

The agency leaders met in Ottawa, Canada, to discuss developments in rail transportation, best practices in their respective agencies' regulatory approaches, recent regulatory activities and current events, according to an STB press release.

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