Notice of Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects, 45518-45519 [E9-21199]

Download as PDF 45518 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 169 / Wednesday, September 2, 2009 / Notices Northwest Mountain Region, Airports Division, Denver Airports District Office, 26805 E. 68th Ave., Suite 224, Denver, Colorado 80249. The request to release property may be reviewed in person at this same location. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FAA invites public comment on the request to release property at the Brigham City Municipal Airport under the provisions of the AIR 21. On July 1, 2009, the FAA determined that the request to release property at the Brigham City Municipal Airport submitted by the City of Brigham, Utah met the procedural requirements of the Federal Aviation Regulations, Part 155. The FAA may approve the request, in whole or in part, no later than October 1, 2009. The following is a brief overview of the request: The Brigham City Municipal Airport requests the release of 1.073 acres of non-aeronautical airport property to Brigham City, Utah. The purpose of this release is to allow the City to exchange the subject land that no longer serves any aeronautical purpose at the airport. The exchange will allow the airport to replace aircraft parking areas that were eliminated due to airport construction. Any person may inspect the request by appointment at the FAA office listed above under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. In addition, any person may inspect the application, notice, and other documents germane to the application in person at the Brigham City Municipal Airport, 20 North Main Street, Brigham City, Utah, 84302. Issued in Denver, Colorado on July 29, 2009. Craig A. Sparks, Manager, Denver Airports District Office. [FR Doc. E9–21064 Filed 9–1–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Transit Administration jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects AGENCY: Federal Transit Administration (FTA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of limitation on claims. SUMMARY: This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the Downtown Boise Multimodal Center Project, Boise, Idaho; Ketchikan Shipyard Improvement Project, VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:56 Sep 01, 2009 Jkt 217001 Ketchikan, Alaska; Colorado Springs Transportation Station, Colorado Springs, Colorado; and Central Corridor Light Rail Transit Project, MinneapolisSt. Paul, Minnesota. The purpose of this notice is to announce publicly the environmental decisions by FTA on the subject projects and to activate the limitation on any claims that may challenge these final environmental actions. DATES: By this notice, FTA is advising the public of final agency actions subject to section 139(l) of Title 23, United States Code (U.S.C.). A claim seeking judicial review of the FTA actions announced herein for the listed public transportation projects will be barred unless the claim is filed on or before March 1, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carl Bausch, Environmental Protection Director, Office of Planning and Environment, 202–366–1626, or Christopher Van Wyk, AttorneyAdvisor, Office of Chief Counsel, 202– 366–1733. FTA is located at 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that FTA has taken final agency actions by issuing certain approvals for the public transportation projects listed below. The actions on these projects, as well as the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the documentation issued in connection with the project to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and in other documents in the FTA administrative record for the project. The final agency environmental decision document—a Record of Decision (ROD) or Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)—for each listed project is available online at http:// www.fta.dot.gov/planning/environment/ planning_environment_documents.html or may be obtained by contacting the FTA Regional Office for the metropolitan area where the project is located. Contact information for FTA’s Regional Offices may be found at http:// www.fta.dot.gov. This notice applies to all FTA decisions on the listed projects as of the issuance date of this notice and all laws under which such actions were taken, including, but not limited to, NEPA [42 U.S.C. 4321–4375], section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966 [49 U.S.C. § 303], section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act [16 U.S.C. 470f], and the Clean Air Act PO 00000 Frm 00107 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [42 U.S.C. 7401–7671q]. This notice does not, however, alter or extend the limitation period of 180 days for challenges of project decisions subject to previous notices published in the Federal Register. The projects and actions that are the subject of this notice are: 1. Project name and location: Downtown Boise Multimodal Center Project, Boise Idaho. Project sponsor: Valley Regional Transit. Project description: The multimodal center will be located on the c-block site east of North 11th Street, between West Idaho and West Bannock Streets in the western part of the Boise central business district. The multimodal center will include off- and on-street bus bays (12 bays total), a passenger plaza and sheltered waiting areas, transit information kiosks, public restrooms and operator break facilities, bicycle storage, public art, vanpool and carpool drop-off/pick-up areas, a taxi stand and auto drop-off/pick-up area, and retail space. In addition, a planned joint development component of the project would include air space development above the multimodal facility for parking. The parking structure would include approximately 500 parking spaces in a new five- to six-story parking structure. Final agency actions: Section 106 finding of no adverse effect; project-level air quality conformity determination; no use of section 4(f) properties; and a FONSI dated July 2009. Supporting documentation: Downtown Boise Multimodal Center Environmental Assessment (EA) dated June 2009. 2. Project name and location: Ketchikan Shipyard Improvement Project, Ketchikan, Alaska. Project sponsor: Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA). Project description: The Ketchikan Shipyard Improvement Project (the Project) in Ketchikan, Alaska will implement planned improvements to the Ketchikan Shipyard, which is used to maintain the Alaska Marine Highway System fleet. These improvements include two new enclosed work halls; a production complex; a steel fabrication shop; improvements to the existing paint and blasting facilities; new operations and business buildings; installation of a new oily water separator and wastewater treatment facility; warehouse and hazardous material storage building expansions; installation of guard shacks, fencing and modifications to existing fencing for security purposes; utilities upgrades; and improvements to traffic flow in and around the facility. The Project would provide a broad mix of repairs of existing facilities and new E:\FR\FM\02SEN1.SGM 02SEN1 jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 169 / Wednesday, September 2, 2009 / Notices construction and would enable the shipyard to meet the needs of the publicly owned marine transit system. Final agency actions: Section 106 determination of no historic properties affected, March 27, 2009; no use of section 4(f) property; and FONSI dated July 16, 2009. Supporting documentation: EA for the Ketchikan Shipyard Improvement Project signed June 12, 2009. 3. Project name and location: Colorado Springs Downtown Transportation Station, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Project sponsor: City of Colorado Springs Transit Services Division–Mountain Metropolitan Transit. Project description: The project involves the construction of a new downtown transportation station, located southwest of the existing station at South Sierra Madre Street and West Vermijo Avenue, to serve the City’s Mountain Metropolitan Transit fixedroute (Metro) service. It will provide access and serve as a convenient multimodal transfer point for the Front Range Express (FREX) commuter bus service, proposed streetcar, proposed Front Range Commuter Rail, and other travel modes. Final agency actions: Section 106 determination of no historic properties affected; project-level air quality conformity determination; and FONSI dated July 14, 2009. Supporting documentation: EA for the Colorado Springs Downtown Station dated June 1, 2009. 4. Project name and location: Central Corridor Light Rail Transit Project, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota. Project sponsor: Metropolitan Council. Project description: The project entails the construction of 10.9 miles of light rail transit (LRT) between St. Paul and Minneapolis with service to the University of Minnesota and the State Capitol complex, including 9.7 miles of newly constructed guideway and 1.2 miles shared with the existing Hiawatha LRT. There will be twenty stations along the line including five shared with the existing Hiawatha LRT. The project will be primarily at-grade except for a new aerial structure over Interstate Highway I–35W, the use of existing bridges over Trunk Highway 280 (TH 280) and Interstate Highway I–94, and the existing Washington Avenue Bridge over the Mississippi River. Below grade infrastructure to allow for later construction of three future infill stations will be provided and an operations and maintenance facility will be constructed. The project will also include modifications to the Washington Avenue Bridge over the Mississippi River to improve current bridge conditions and to provide for VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:56 Sep 01, 2009 Jkt 217001 LRT operations, and conversion of Washington Avenue on the University of Minnesota’s East Bank Campus to a transit/pedestrian mall extending from Walnut Street to Pleasant Street. Final agency actions: Section 106 Programmatic Agreement dated June 15, 2009; section 4(f) findings; project-level air quality conformity determination; and Record of Decision dated August 18, 2009. Supporting documentation: Central Corridor Light Rail Transit Project Final Environmental Impact Statement dated June 18, 2009. Issued on August 27, 2009. Susan Borinsky, Associate Administrator for Planning and Environment, Washington, DC. [FR Doc. E9–21199 Filed 9–1–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–57–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Research, Engineering and Development Advisory Committee Pursuant to section 10(A)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463; 5 U.S.C. App. 2), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the FAA Research, Engineering and Development (R,E&D) Advisory Committee. AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice of meeting. Name: Research, Engineering & Development Advisory Committee. Time and Date: September 23, 2009– 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Place: Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Round Room (10th Floor), Washington, DC 20591. Purpose: The meeting agenda will include receiving from the Committee guidance for FAA’s research and development investments in the areas of air traffic services, airports, aircraft safety, human factors and environment and energy. Attendance is open to the interested public but seating is limited. Persons wishing to attend the meeting or obtain information should contact Gloria Dunderman at (202) 267–8937 or gloria.dunderman@faa.gov. Attendees will have to present picture ID at the security desk and be escorted to the Round Room. Members of the public may present a written statement to the Committee at any time. PO 00000 Frm 00108 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45519 Issued in Washington, DC on August 19, 2009. Barry Scott, Director, Research & Technology Development. [FR Doc. E9–21071 Filed 9–1–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Government/Industry Aeronautical Charting Forum Meeting AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. SUMMARY: This notice announces the hiannual meeting of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aeronautical Charting Forum (ACF) to discuss informational content and design of aeronautical charts and related products, as well as instrument flight procedures development policy and design criteria. DATES: The ACF is separated into two distinct groups. The Instrument Procedures Group (IPG) will meet October 27, 2009 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Charting Group will meet October 28 and 29, 2009 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be hosted by the FAA’s National Aeronautical Charting Office, NACO (soon to be changed to the National Aeronautical Navigation (AeroNav) Services), 1305 East-West Highway. SSMC 4, Silver Spring. MD 20910. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information relating to the Instrument Procedures Group, contact Thomas F. Schneider, FAA, Flight Procedures Standards Branch, AFS–420. 6500 South MacArthur Blvd, P.O. Box 25082, Oklahoma City, OK. 73125; telephone (405) 954–5852; fax: (405) 954–2528. For information relating to the Charting Group, contact John A. Moore, FAA, National Aeronautical Charting Office, Regulatory Support and Coordination Team, AJW–3521, 1305 East-West Highway, SSMC4–Station 5544, Silver Spring, MD. 20910; telephone: (301) 713–2631, fax: (301)713–1960. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to S10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463; 5 U.S.C. App. II), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the FAA Aeronautical Charting Forum to be held from October 27 through October 29, 2009 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the FAA’s National Aeronautical Charting Office, NACO, E:\FR\FM\02SEN1.SGM 02SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 169 (Wednesday, September 2, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 45518-45519]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-21199]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Transit Administration


Notice of Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public 
Transportation Projects

AGENCY: Federal Transit Administration (FTA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of limitation on claims.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the 
Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the Downtown Boise Multimodal 
Center Project, Boise, Idaho; Ketchikan Shipyard Improvement Project, 
Ketchikan, Alaska; Colorado Springs Transportation Station, Colorado 
Springs, Colorado; and Central Corridor Light Rail Transit Project, 
Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota. The purpose of this notice is to 
announce publicly the environmental decisions by FTA on the subject 
projects and to activate the limitation on any claims that may 
challenge these final environmental actions.

DATES: By this notice, FTA is advising the public of final agency 
actions subject to section 139(l) of Title 23, United States Code 
(U.S.C.). A claim seeking judicial review of the FTA actions announced 
herein for the listed public transportation projects will be barred 
unless the claim is filed on or before March 1, 2010.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carl Bausch, Environmental Protection 
Director, Office of Planning and Environment, 202-366-1626, or 
Christopher Van Wyk, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Chief Counsel, 202-
366-1733. FTA is located at 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 
20590. Office hours are from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST, Monday through 
Friday, except Federal holidays.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that FTA has taken 
final agency actions by issuing certain approvals for the public 
transportation projects listed below. The actions on these projects, as 
well as the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in 
the documentation issued in connection with the project to comply with 
the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and in other documents in 
the FTA administrative record for the project. The final agency 
environmental decision document--a Record of Decision (ROD) or Finding 
of No Significant Impact (FONSI)--for each listed project is available 
online at http://www.fta.dot.gov/planning/environment/planning_environment_documents.html or may be obtained by contacting the FTA 
Regional Office for the metropolitan area where the project is located. 
Contact information for FTA's Regional Offices may be found at http://www.fta.dot.gov.
    This notice applies to all FTA decisions on the listed projects as 
of the issuance date of this notice and all laws under which such 
actions were taken, including, but not limited to, NEPA [42 U.S.C. 
4321-4375], section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 
1966 [49 U.S.C. Sec.  303], section 106 of the National Historic 
Preservation Act [16 U.S.C. 470f], and the Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 
7401-7671q]. This notice does not, however, alter or extend the 
limitation period of 180 days for challenges of project decisions 
subject to previous notices published in the Federal Register.
    The projects and actions that are the subject of this notice are:
    1. Project name and location: Downtown Boise Multimodal Center 
Project, Boise Idaho. Project sponsor: Valley Regional Transit. Project 
description: The multimodal center will be located on the [frac12]-
block site east of North 11th Street, between West Idaho and West 
Bannock Streets in the western part of the Boise central business 
district. The multimodal center will include off- and on-street bus 
bays (12 bays total), a passenger plaza and sheltered waiting areas, 
transit information kiosks, public restrooms and operator break 
facilities, bicycle storage, public art, vanpool and carpool drop-off/
pick-up areas, a taxi stand and auto drop-off/pick-up area, and retail 
space. In addition, a planned joint development component of the 
project would include air space development above the multimodal 
facility for parking. The parking structure would include approximately 
500 parking spaces in a new five- to six-story parking structure. Final 
agency actions: Section 106 finding of no adverse effect; project-level 
air quality conformity determination; no use of section 4(f) 
properties; and a FONSI dated July 2009. Supporting documentation: 
Downtown Boise Multimodal Center Environmental Assessment (EA) dated 
June 2009.
    2. Project name and location: Ketchikan Shipyard Improvement 
Project, Ketchikan, Alaska. Project sponsor: Alaska Industrial 
Development and Export Authority (AIDEA). Project description: The 
Ketchikan Shipyard Improvement Project (the Project) in Ketchikan, 
Alaska will implement planned improvements to the Ketchikan Shipyard, 
which is used to maintain the Alaska Marine Highway System fleet. These 
improvements include two new enclosed work halls; a production complex; 
a steel fabrication shop; improvements to the existing paint and 
blasting facilities; new operations and business buildings; 
installation of a new oily water separator and wastewater treatment 
facility; warehouse and hazardous material storage building expansions; 
installation of guard shacks, fencing and modifications to existing 
fencing for security purposes; utilities upgrades; and improvements to 
traffic flow in and around the facility. The Project would provide a 
broad mix of repairs of existing facilities and new

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construction and would enable the shipyard to meet the needs of the 
publicly owned marine transit system. Final agency actions: Section 106 
determination of no historic properties affected, March 27, 2009; no 
use of section 4(f) property; and FONSI dated July 16, 2009. Supporting 
documentation: EA for the Ketchikan Shipyard Improvement Project signed 
June 12, 2009.
    3. Project name and location: Colorado Springs Downtown 
Transportation Station, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Project sponsor: 
City of Colorado Springs Transit Services Division-Mountain 
Metropolitan Transit. Project description: The project involves the 
construction of a new downtown transportation station, located 
southwest of the existing station at South Sierra Madre Street and West 
Vermijo Avenue, to serve the City's Mountain Metropolitan Transit 
fixed-route (Metro) service. It will provide access and serve as a 
convenient multimodal transfer point for the Front Range Express (FREX) 
commuter bus service, proposed streetcar, proposed Front Range Commuter 
Rail, and other travel modes. Final agency actions: Section 106 
determination of no historic properties affected; project-level air 
quality conformity determination; and FONSI dated July 14, 2009. 
Supporting documentation: EA for the Colorado Springs Downtown Station 
dated June 1, 2009.
    4. Project name and location: Central Corridor Light Rail Transit 
Project, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota. Project sponsor: Metropolitan 
Council. Project description: The project entails the construction of 
10.9 miles of light rail transit (LRT) between St. Paul and Minneapolis 
with service to the University of Minnesota and the State Capitol 
complex, including 9.7 miles of newly constructed guideway and 1.2 
miles shared with the existing Hiawatha LRT. There will be twenty 
stations along the line including five shared with the existing 
Hiawatha LRT. The project will be primarily at-grade except for a new 
aerial structure over Interstate Highway I-35W, the use of existing 
bridges over Trunk Highway 280 (TH 280) and Interstate Highway I-94, 
and the existing Washington Avenue Bridge over the Mississippi River. 
Below grade infrastructure to allow for later construction of three 
future infill stations will be provided and an operations and 
maintenance facility will be constructed. The project will also include 
modifications to the Washington Avenue Bridge over the Mississippi 
River to improve current bridge conditions and to provide for LRT 
operations, and conversion of Washington Avenue on the University of 
Minnesota's East Bank Campus to a transit/pedestrian mall extending 
from Walnut Street to Pleasant Street. Final agency actions: Section 
106 Programmatic Agreement dated June 15, 2009; section 4(f) findings; 
project-level air quality conformity determination; and Record of 
Decision dated August 18, 2009. Supporting documentation: Central 
Corridor Light Rail Transit Project Final Environmental Impact 
Statement dated June 18, 2009.

    Issued on August 27, 2009.
Susan Borinsky,
Associate Administrator for Planning and Environment, Washington, DC.
[FR Doc. E9-21199 Filed 9-1-09; 8:45 am]
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