Reports of Decisions of the Public Service Commission, Second District of the State of New York
J.B. Lyon Company, printers, 1919 - Electric Utilities
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Page 310 - What the company is entitled to ask is a fair return upon the value of that which it employs for the public convenience. On the other hand, what the public is entitled to demand is that no more be exacted from it for the use of a public highway than the services rendered by it are reasonably worth.
Page 328 - That it shall be unlawful for any common carrier subject to the provisions of this Act to charge or receive any greater compensation in the aggregate for the transportation of passengers or of like kind of property, under substantially similar circumstances and conditions, for a shorter than for a longer distance over the same line, in the same direction, the shorter being included within the longer distance...
Page 341 - That nothing in this act shall be construed to amend, repeal, impair, or affect the existing laws or powers of the States in relation to taxation or the lawful police regulations of the several States, except wherein such laws, powers, or regulations may affect the transportation of troops, war materials, Government supplies, or the issue of stocks and bonds.
Page 362 - ... rates, fares, or charges will go into effect; and the proposed changes shall be shown by printing new schedules, or shall be plainly indicated upon the schedules in force at the time and kept...
Page 233 - Commission shall with due regard among other things to a reasonable average return upon the value of the property actually iised in the public service and to the necessity of making reservation out of income for surplus and contingencies...
Page 340 - The President, in time of war, is empowered, through the Secretary of War, to take possession and assume control of any system or systems of transportation, or any part thereof, and to utilize the same, to the exclusion as far as may be necessary of all other traffic thereon, for the transfer or transportation of troops, war material and equipment, or for such other purposes connected with the emergency as may be needful or desirable.
Page 369 - ... street railroad corporation are insufficient to yield reasonable compensation for the service rendered, and are unjust...
Page 362 - In effect at the time ; nor shall any carrier refund or remit in any manner or by any device any portion of the rates, fares, and charges...
Page 192 - ... shall be maintained and kept in repair by the railroad corporation, and the surface of the bridge and its approaches shall be maintained and kept in repair by the city or town...