Surface Transportation Board
Surface Transportation Board is the regulatory agency which deals with resolving railroad rate and various kinds of services disputes. Surface Transportation board also helps in reviewing proposed railroad mergers. The main motive of surface transportation board is to deliver best services to the customers to build the long-term relationship, trust, and faith in services. Satisfaction of clients is our motto.
Transportation board holds the complete responsibility of various services related to the railroad from the originating to the termination point. IT staff of Transportation Board is highly qualified and provides guidance to the customers from time to time. Transportation Board provides good services from most origins to most destinations.
Surface Transportation board is divided into many sectors
The main motive of General Counsel Office is to give legal guidance and advice to the surface transportation board from time to time. The main motive of surface transportation Board is to defend the actions of the agency that are challenged in court.
The primary functions that are performed by the office of economics are data gathering and reporting. Another function is to support decisions of a board by proper economic and policy analysis. The third main function that applied to economic analysis is to look after the Surface Transportation Board costing system. An economic offices main function is to (role in audits class I railroads).
The main function of surface transportation board is to give proper advice to the customers. From the past few years, this services has established an extensive global presence. The staff of the office of surface transportation is very competent, so it is very easy for staff members to manipulate all the work easily and in a convenient way.
US Department of transportation
Surface Transportation Board of the United State Government is a major part of a department of transportation who handles various kinds of services disputes as well as resolving railroad rates.
Surface Transportation Board main function is to discover fraud and prevent any kind of abuse. Inspector General granted the authority to the department of transportation to review the financial management and various other sectors such as property management and other kinds of business operations of the surface transportation board.
It also includes other parts such as the internal accounting and administrative control systems that decide STB Compliance with applicable federal laws, rules, and regulations. Before to the establishment of the surface transportation board, according to reauthorization acts of 2015 the surface board transportation was a part of a department of transportation.
United States Department of transportation is a US government cabinet agency that time to time maintenance of transportation and information to the public, also auditing DOTC (department of transportation) that is very important for providing efficient, safe and accessible transportation to the U.S citizens.
Role of a department of transportation:
The US Department of transportation was established by Congress on 1st April 1967. The first official day of operation of the department of transportation.DOT is responsible for the regulation of US aviation and airports. In 1965 President Lyndon Johnson created the transportation policy above military authority. Department of Transportation (DOT) also looks after the work and maintenance of highways.
As of in 2014, the DOT annually total budget was billion dollars roughly. It spends almost $41 billion dollars for highways as well as $ 15.6 billion dollars for aviation as well as $10.9 billion spends on administration section of federal transit and $6.6 billion on railroads.
It plays a major role in the proper planning, building, regulating of all sectors that are related to transportation such as roads., airlines, railways and other public transit.
Even department of transportation holds the responsibility of funds at the state and local level and proper arrangement of funds from the government to execute the tasks for transportation.
All the process was under OIG and it’s audited and investigated by the OIG under the Inspector General Act. US Department of transportation is handling all types of federal transportation projects. It is proper planning and coordinating federal transportation projects.
In the US, nation provides the people safest most effective and modern types of transportation. Its types of transportation improve the lifestyle and quality of American people and many communities. A lot of improvements can be seen from the rural and urban sections of transportation. It also helps to increase and flourish the productivity and competitiveness of American workers and businesses.