Banks v. United States

ELR Citation: 48 ELR 20078
No(s). 16-1633L (Fed. Cl. May 17, 2018) (Bruggink)

A Federal Claims court held that the Surface Transportation Board (STB) temporarily took landowners' property without just compensation for use as an interim trail under the National Trails System Act. The landowners' predecessors-in-interest sold right-of-way easements to a railroad for operation o...