For Railroads and the Safety Overseer, Close Ties

Number 21424
Subject Railroads
Source New York Times
State NY
Year 2004
Publication Date November 7
Summary This story is a continued analysis of the United States' railroads with a look at the close relationship between the industry and its regulator. The article examines the longtime friendship between Betty Monro, the Federal Railroad Administration's deputy administrator, and Mary E. McAuliffe, Union Pacific's chief lobbyist. In another instance, CPX, a major railroad company offered one F.R.A. chief safety official a $324,000 per year position with the company while he was at the railroad's headquarters discussing safety problems.
Category General
Pages 3
Keywords Union Pacific;Federal Railroad Administration;CSX
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