Notice of Request for the Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 58601-58602 [2013-23110]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 185 / Tuesday, September 24, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Transit Administration [FTA Docket No. 2013–0036] Notice of Request for the Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection AGENCY: Federal Transit Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice of request for comments. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to renew the following information collections: 49 U.S.C. Section 5339—Alternatives Analysis Program; Over-the-Road Bus (OTRB) Accessibility Program. DATES: Comments must be submitted before November 25, 2013. ADDRESSES: To ensure that your comments are not entered more than once into the docket, submit comments identified by the docket number by only one of the following methods: 1. Web site: www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments on the U.S. Government electronic docket site. (Note: The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s) electronic docket is no longer accepting electronic comments.) All electronic submissions must be made to the U.S. Government electronic docket site at www.regulations.gov. Commenters should follow the directions below for mailed and hand-delivered comments. 2. Fax: 202–493–2251. 3. Mail: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Docket Operations, M–30, West Building, Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. 4. Hand Delivery: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Docket Operations, M–30, West Building, Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Instructions: You must include the agency name and docket number for this notice at the beginning of your comments. Submit two copies of your comments if you submit them by mail. For confirmation that FTA has received your comments, include a selfaddressed stamped postcard. Note that all comments received, including any personal information, will be posted and will be available to Internet users, without change, to www.regulations.gov. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:49 Sep 23, 2013 Jkt 229001 You may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published April 11, 2000, (65 FR 19477), or you may visit www.regulations.gov. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents and comments received, go to www.regulations.gov at any time. Background documents and comments received may also be viewed at the U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Docket Operations, M–30, West Building, Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 49 U.S.C. 5339—Alternative Analysis Program—Mr. Eric Hu, FTA Office of Program Management (202) 366–0870, or email: Eric.hu@dot.gov. Over the Road Bus (OTRB) ´ Accessibility Program—Elan Flippin, FTA Office of Program Management (202) 366–2053 or email: elan.flippin@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Interested parties are invited to send comments regarding any aspect of this information collection, including: (1) The necessity and utility of the information collection for the proper performance of the functions of the FTA; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways to minimize the collection burden without reducing the quality of the collected information. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection. Title: 49 U.S.C. Section 5339— Alternatives Analysis Program (OMB Number: 2132–0571) Background: Under Section 3037 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Act—A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA–LU), the Alternatives Analysis Program (49 U.S.C. 5339) provides grants to States, authorities of the States, metropolitan planning organizations, and local government authorities to develop studies as part of the transportation planning process. The purpose of the Alternatives Analysis Program is to assist in financing the evaluation of all reasonable modal and multimodal alternatives and general alignment options for identified transportation needs in a particular, broadly defined travel corridor. The transportation planning process of Alternatives Analysis includes an assessment of a PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 58601 wide range of public transportation or multimodal alternatives, which will address transportation problems within a corridor or subarea; provides ample information to enable the Secretary to make the findings of project justification and local financial commitment; supports the selection of a locally preferred alternative; and enables the local Metropolitan Planning Organization to adopt the locally preferred alternative as part of the longrange transportation plan. FTA intends to evaluate program implementation by collecting information such as project milestones and financial status reports. Respondents: State and local government and Metropolitan Planning Organizations. Estimated Annual Burden on Respondents: 18 hours for each of the respondents. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 383 hours. Frequency: Annual. Title: Over the Road Bus (OTRB) Accessibility Program (OMB Number: 2132–0570) Background: The Over-the-Road Bus (OTRB) Accessibility Program is authorized under section 3038 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA–21), Public Law 105–85, as amended by the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient, Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA–LU), Public Law 109–059, August 10, 2005. OTRBs are used in intercity fixed route service as well as other services, such as commuter, charter and tour bus services. These services are an important element of the U.S. transportation system. TEA–21 authorized FTA’s OTRB Accessibility Program to assist OTRB operators in complying with the Department’s OTRB Accessibility regulation, ‘‘Transportation for Individuals with Disabilities’’ (49 CFR part 37, subpart H). The legislative intent of this grant program is to increase the number of wheelchair accessible OTRBs available to persons with disabilities throughout the country. Respondents: Charter/tour service operators, fixed route companies, small mixed service operators. Estimated Annual Burden on Respondents: 8 hours for each of the respondents. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 800 hours. Frequency: Annual. E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1 58602 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 185 / Tuesday, September 24, 2013 / Notices Signed: September 17th 2013. Susan Camarena, Acting Deputy Associate Administrator for Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–23110 Filed 9–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2013 0107] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel CAROL LYNN; Invitation for Public Comments Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below. DATES: Submit comments on or before October 24, 2013. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2013–0107. Written comments may be submitted by hand or by mail to the Docket Clerk, U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M–30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. You may also send comments electronically via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. All comments will become part of this docket and will be available for inspection and copying at the above address between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., E.T., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. An electronic version of this document and all documents entered into this docket is available on the World Wide Web at http:// www.regulations.gov. SUMMARY: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Williams, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W23–453, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202– 366–0903, Email Linda.Williams@ dot.gov. As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel CAROL LYNN is: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:49 Sep 23, 2013 Jkt 229001 Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ‘‘Six Pack Charter Fishing’’ Geographic Region: ‘‘Alaska (excluding waters in Southeastern Alaska and waters North of a line between Gore Point to Cape Suckling [including the North Gulf Coast and Prince William Sound]). Will be operating mainly out of Homer, AK.’’ The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD–2013–0107 at http://www.regulations.gov. Interested parties may comment on the effect this action may have on U.S. vessel builders or businesses in the U.S. that use U.S.flag vessels. If MARAD determines, in accordance with 46 U.S.C. 12121 and MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR Part 388, that the issuance of the waiver will have an unduly adverse effect on a U.S.vessel builder or a business that uses U.S.-flag vessels in that business, a waiver will not be granted. Comments should refer to the docket number of this notice and the vessel name in order for MARAD to properly consider the comments. Comments should also state the commenter’s interest in the waiver application, and address the waiver criteria given in § 388.4 of MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR Part 388. 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). By Order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: September 16, 2013. Christine Gurland, Acting Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–23158 Filed 9–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2013 0104] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel PHANTOM; Invitation for Public Comments Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below. DATES: Submit comments on or before October 24, 2013. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2013–0104. Written comments may be submitted by hand or by mail to the Docket Clerk, U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M–30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. You may also send comments electronically via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. All comments will become part of this docket and will be available for inspection and copying at the above address between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., E.T., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. An electronic version of this document and all documents entered into this docket is available on the World Wide Web at http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Williams, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W23–453, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202– 366–0903, Email Linda.Williams@ dot.gov. As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel PHANTOM is: Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ‘‘Private Vessel Charters, Passengers Only’’ Geographic Region: ‘‘Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, California, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska (excluding waters in Southeastern Alaska and waters North of a line between Gore Point to Cape Suckling [including the North Gulf Coast and Prince William Sound]).’’ The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD–2013–0104 at http://www.regulations.gov. Interested parties may comment on the effect this action may have on U.S. vessel builders or businesses in the U.S. that use U.S.flag vessels. If MARAD determines, in accordance with 46 U.S.C. 12121 and MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR Part 388, that the issuance of the waiver will SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Transit Administration

[FTA Docket No. 2013-0036]


Notice of Request for the Extension of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection

AGENCY: Federal Transit Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Notice of request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces the intention of the Federal Transit Administration 
(FTA) to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to renew the 
following information collections: 49 U.S.C. Section 5339--Alternatives 
Analysis Program; Over-the-Road Bus (OTRB) Accessibility Program.

DATES: Comments must be submitted before November 25, 2013.

ADDRESSES: To ensure that your comments are not entered more than once 
into the docket, submit comments identified by the docket number by 
only one of the following methods:
    1. Web site: www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for 
submitting comments on the U.S. Government electronic docket site. 
(Note: The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT's) electronic 
docket is no longer accepting electronic comments.) All electronic 
submissions must be made to the U.S. Government electronic docket site 
at www.regulations.gov. Commenters should follow the directions below 
for mailed and hand-delivered comments.
    2. Fax: 202-493-2251.
    3. Mail: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue 
SE., Docket Operations, M-30, West Building, Ground Floor, Room W12-
140, Washington, DC 20590-0001.
    4. Hand Delivery: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue SE., Docket Operations, M-30, West Building, Ground 
Floor, Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590-0001 between 9:00 a.m. and 
5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.
    Instructions: You must include the agency name and docket number 
for this notice at the beginning of your comments. Submit two copies of 
your comments if you submit them by mail. For confirmation that FTA has 
received your comments, include a self-addressed stamped postcard. Note 
that all comments received, including any personal information, will be 
posted and will be available to Internet users, without change, to 
www.regulations.gov. You may review DOT's complete Privacy Act 
Statement in the Federal Register published April 11, 2000, (65 FR 
19477), or you may visit www.regulations.gov. Docket: For access to the 
docket to read background documents and comments received, go to 
www.regulations.gov at any time. Background documents and comments 
received may also be viewed at the U.S. Department of Transportation, 
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Docket Operations, M-30, West Building, 
Ground Floor, Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590-0001 between 9:00 a.m. 
and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 49 U.S.C. 5339--Alternative Analysis 
Program--Mr. Eric Hu, FTA Office of Program Management (202) 366-0870, 
or email: Eric.hu@dot.gov.
    Over the Road Bus (OTRB) Accessibility Program--[Eacute]lan 
Flippin, FTA Office of Program Management (202) 366-2053 or email: 
elan.flippin@dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Interested parties are invited to send 
comments regarding any aspect of this information collection, 
including: (1) The necessity and utility of the information collection 
for the proper performance of the functions of the FTA; (2) the 
accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways to 
minimize the collection burden without reducing the quality of the 
collected information. Comments submitted in response to this notice 
will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of 
this information collection.

Title: 49 U.S.C. Section 5339--Alternatives Analysis Program (OMB 
Number: 2132-0571)

    Background: Under Section 3037 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, 
Efficient Transportation Act--A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU), the 
Alternatives Analysis Program (49 U.S.C. 5339) provides grants to 
States, authorities of the States, metropolitan planning organizations, 
and local government authorities to develop studies as part of the 
transportation planning process. The purpose of the Alternatives 
Analysis Program is to assist in financing the evaluation of all 
reasonable modal and multimodal alternatives and general alignment 
options for identified transportation needs in a particular, broadly 
defined travel corridor. The transportation planning process of 
Alternatives Analysis includes an assessment of a wide range of public 
transportation or multimodal alternatives, which will address 
transportation problems within a corridor or subarea; provides ample 
information to enable the Secretary to make the findings of project 
justification and local financial commitment; supports the selection of 
a locally preferred alternative; and enables the local Metropolitan 
Planning Organization to adopt the locally preferred alternative as 
part of the long-range transportation plan. FTA intends to evaluate 
program implementation by collecting information such as project 
milestones and financial status reports.
    Respondents: State and local government and Metropolitan Planning 
Organizations.
    Estimated Annual Burden on Respondents: 18 hours for each of the 
respondents.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 383 hours.
    Frequency: Annual.

Title: Over the Road Bus (OTRB) Accessibility Program (OMB Number: 
2132-0570)

    Background: The Over-the-Road Bus (OTRB) Accessibility Program is 
authorized under section 3038 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 
21st Century (TEA-21), Public Law 105-85, as amended by the Safe, 
Accountable, Flexible, Efficient, Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy 
for Users (SAFETEA-LU), Public Law 109-059, August 10, 2005. OTRBs are 
used in intercity fixed route service as well as other services, such 
as commuter, charter and tour bus services. These services are an 
important element of the U.S. transportation system. TEA-21 authorized 
FTA's OTRB Accessibility Program to assist OTRB operators in complying 
with the Department's OTRB Accessibility regulation, ``Transportation 
for Individuals with Disabilities'' (49 CFR part 37, subpart H). The 
legislative intent of this grant program is to increase the number of 
wheelchair accessible OTRBs available to persons with disabilities 
throughout the country.
    Respondents: Charter/tour service operators, fixed route companies, 
small mixed service operators.
    Estimated Annual Burden on Respondents: 8 hours for each of the 
respondents.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 800 hours.
    Frequency: Annual.


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    Signed: September 17th 2013.
Susan Camarena,
Acting Deputy Associate Administrator for Administration.
[FR Doc. 2013-23110 Filed 9-23-13; 8:45 am]
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