Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics, 34068 [E8-13445]

Download as PDF 34068 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 116 / Monday, June 16, 2008 / Notices Geographic Region: ‘‘SC will be base of operations with possible trips to NC, GA, and FL.’’ Privacy Act Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 70; Pages 19477–78). Dated: June 9, 2008. By order of the Maritime Administrator. Leonard Sutter, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. E8–13475 Filed 6–13–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Research and Innovative Technology Administration Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), DOT. ACTION: Notice. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces, pursuant to section 10(A)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Public Law 72–363; 5 U.S.C. app. 2), a meeting of the BTS Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics (ACTS). The meeting will be held Thursday, July 31, 2008, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The meeting will take place at the U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE., Washington DC, on the 1st Floor, West Building, in the Oklahoma City Room. The ACTS, established under section 6007 of Public Law 102–240, Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991, December 18, 1991, and chartered on June 19, 1995, was created to advise the Director of BTS on transportation statistics and analyses, including whether or not the statistics and analysis disseminated by the BTS are of high quality and are based upon the best available objective information. The following is a summary of the meeting’s agenda: (1) Introductions and Opening Remarks; (2) Program Update (a) Safety Data, (b) System Performance Data; (3) Challenges in Collecting and Disseminating National Transportation Statistics; (4) Identifying Transportation VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:04 Jun 13, 2008 Jkt 214001 Data Needs; (5) General Discussion; and (6) Public Comments and Closing Remarks. Since access to the DOT building is controlled, all persons who plan to attend the meeting must notify Mrs. Tonya Tinsley-Grisham, the Committee Management Officer at (202) 366–6268 prior to July 31, 2008. Individuals attending the meeting must report to the Lobby of the West Building for admission to the building. Attendance is open to the public, but limited space is available. With the approval of the Chair, members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting. Non-committee members wishing to present oral statements or obtain information should also contact Mrs. Tinsley-Grisham. Questions about the agenda or written comments may be submitted by U.S. Mail to: U.S. Department of Transportation, BTS, Attention: Robert A. Monniere, Room E35–330, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE., Washington, DC 20590 or faxed to (202) 366–3640. BTS requests that written comments be submitted prior to the meeting. Persons with a disability requiring special services, such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired, should contact Mrs. Tinsley-Grisham at (202) 366–6268 at least seven calendar days prior to the meeting. Notice of this meeting is provided in accordance with the FACA and the General Service Administration regulations (41 CFR part 102–3) covering management of Federal advisory committees. Issued in Washington, DC, on the 10th day of June, 2008. Steven D. Dillingham, Director, Bureau of Transportation Statistics. [FR Doc. E8–13445 Filed 6–13–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–08–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board Notice and Request for Comments Surface Transportation Board. 60-day notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives notice of its intent to request from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval without change of an existing information collection. This information collection is described in detail below. Comments are requested concerning (1) PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The accuracy of the Board’s burden estimates; (2) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; (3) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, when appropriate; and (4) whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Board, including whether the collection has practical utility. Submitted comments will be summarized and included in the Board’s request for OMB approval. Description of Collection Title: Application to Open a Billing Account. OMB Control Number: 2140–0006. STB Form Number: STB Form 1032. Type of Review: Extension without change. Respondents: Rail carriers, shippers, and others doing business before the STB. Number of Respondents: 20. Estimated Time Per Response: Less than .08 hours, based on actual survey of respondents. Frequency: One time per respondent. Total Burden Hours (annually including all respondents): Less than 1.6 hours. Total ‘‘Non-hour Burden’’ Cost: No ‘‘non-hour cost’’ burdens associated with this collection have been identified. Needs and Uses: The Board is, by statute, responsible for the economic regulation of freight rail carriers and certain other carriers operating in interstate commerce. This form is used by persons doing business before the Board who wish to open an account with the Board to facilitate their payment of filing fees; fees for the search, review, copying, and certification of records; and other services rendered by the Board. An account holder is billed on a monthly basis for payment of accumulated fees. Data provided is also used for debt collection activities. The application form requests information as required by OMB and U.S. Department of Treasury regulations for the collection of fees. This information is not duplicated by any other agency. In accordance with the Privacy Act, 5 U.S.C. 552a, all taxpayer identification and social security numbers are secured and used only for credit management and debt collection activities. DATES: Written comments are due on August 15, 2008. E:\FR\FM\16JNN1.SGM 16JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 116 (Monday, June 16, 2008)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E8-13445]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Research and Innovative Technology Administration


Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics

AGENCY: Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), 
Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), DOT.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces, pursuant to section 10(A)(2) of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Public Law 72-363; 5 U.S.C. app. 
2), a meeting of the BTS Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics 
(ACTS). The meeting will be held Thursday, July 31, 2008, from 10 a.m. 
to 4 p.m. The meeting will take place at the U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE., Washington DC, on the 1st 
Floor, West Building, in the Oklahoma City Room.
    The ACTS, established under section 6007 of Public Law 102-240, 
Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991, December 18, 
1991, and chartered on June 19, 1995, was created to advise the 
Director of BTS on transportation statistics and analyses, including 
whether or not the statistics and analysis disseminated by the BTS are 
of high quality and are based upon the best available objective 
information.
    The following is a summary of the meeting's agenda: (1) 
Introductions and Opening Remarks; (2) Program Update (a) Safety Data, 
(b) System Performance Data; (3) Challenges in Collecting and 
Disseminating National Transportation Statistics; (4) Identifying 
Transportation Data Needs; (5) General Discussion; and (6) Public 
Comments and Closing Remarks. Since access to the DOT building is 
controlled, all persons who plan to attend the meeting must notify Mrs. 
Tonya Tinsley-Grisham, the Committee Management Officer at (202) 366-
6268 prior to July 31, 2008. Individuals attending the meeting must 
report to the Lobby of the West Building for admission to the building. 
Attendance is open to the public, but limited space is available. With 
the approval of the Chair, members of the public may present oral 
statements at the meeting. Non-committee members wishing to present 
oral statements or obtain information should also contact Mrs. Tinsley-
Grisham.
    Questions about the agenda or written comments may be submitted by 
U.S. Mail to: U.S. Department of Transportation, BTS, Attention: Robert 
A. Monniere, Room E35-330, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE., Washington, DC 
20590 or faxed to (202) 366-3640. BTS requests that written comments be 
submitted prior to the meeting.
    Persons with a disability requiring special services, such as an 
interpreter for the hearing impaired, should contact Mrs. Tinsley-
Grisham at (202) 366-6268 at least seven calendar days prior to the 
meeting. Notice of this meeting is provided in accordance with the FACA 
and the General Service Administration regulations (41 CFR part 102-3) 
covering management of Federal advisory committees.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on the 10th day of June, 2008.
Steven D. Dillingham,
Director, Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
 [FR Doc. E8-13445 Filed 6-13-08; 8:45 am]
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