Information Collection Activities: Submission for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Request for Comment, 78502-78503 [2013-30860]

Download as PDF 78502 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 248 / Thursday, December 26, 2013 / Notices account shall match the progress of the project.) Status as of ll : (end date of reporting period): Activity Planned (Relative to Project Task Elements, Indicators, and Milestone Activities): Actual Activity (Relative to Project Task Elements, Indicators, and Milestone Activities): Difficulties Encountered (As applicable, should include information on specific reasons why goals and objectives or milestones were not met, and analysis and explanations of cost overruns): Budget Expended Q1 D Goal/Objective or Milestone Not Met: D Problem(s): D Resolution/corrective action plan and schedule: Activity anticipated for next reporting period: Expended Q2 Expended Q3 Expended Q4 Balance Task 1 .............................................................................. Task 2 .............................................................................. Task 3 .............................................................................. Task 4 .............................................................................. Task 5 .............................................................................. Task 6 .............................................................................. Staff Travel ....................................................................... [FR Doc. 2013–30820 Filed 12–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. 2013–0156] Determination of Availability of Coastwise Qualified Vessels for the Transportation of a Platform Jacket Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 55108, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to make determinations permitting the use of a foreign launch barge in support of a Platform Jacket launch operation if no suitable coastwise qualified vessels are found to be available. A complete description of the process for determining the availability of coastwise qualified vessels for the transportation of Platform Jackets, including definitions and requirements, can be found at 46 CFR part 389. In order for MARAD to determine whether a suitable coastwise qualified vessel is available, this notice in the Federal Register requests that comments and information on the availability of coastwise qualified vessels for a Platform Jacket launch be submitted within 30 days of this notice’s publication. Our goal is to provide a final determination within 90 days of the publication of this notice, unless a suitable coastwise qualified vessel operator comes forward with a vessel and additional time is needed for negotiation. If, after the comment emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:06 Dec 24, 2013 Jkt 232001 period, we determine that a suitable coastwise qualified vessel is not available for the specific project requested, a determination of nonavailability will be issued allowing a foreign launch barge to load, transport and launch the Platform Jacket. DATES: Please submit information regarding suitable and available coastwise qualified vessels for the transportation of this Platform Jacket no later than January 27, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Hokana, Office of Cargo Preference and Domestic Trade, Maritime Administration, MAR–730, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202– 366–0760; email: Michael.Hokana@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All relevant information reasonably necessary to assess the transportation requirements for the Platform Jacket is available upon request to owners, operators and representatives of coastwise qualified vessels or other interested parties. Walter Oil & Gas Corporation is seeking MARAD’s permission to use a foreign launch barge in transporting and launching a Platform Jacket on the Outer Continental Shelf in the Gulf of Mexico. The Platform Jacket will be loaded at a facility to be determined along the Gulf of Mexico coast and will be unloaded at a point in the Ewing Bank Area on the Outer Continental Shelf of the Gulf of Mexico. The projected transportation will occur during the period of September through December 2015. The Platform Jacket has a total height of 1,223 feet, a vertical height of 1,211 feet, and a weight of 27,679 long tons. The Platform Jacket is 45 feet by 150 feet at the top and 330 feet by 330 feet at the bottom. If MARAD cannot identify an PO 00000 Frm 00178 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 available coastwise qualified vessel suitable for this project within 30 days of the publication of this notice, MARAD is authorized to make a determination of non-availability and allow the use of a foreign launch barge to load, transport and launch the Platform Jacket. If a coastwise qualified vessel operator expresses interest, MARAD will review the availability assertion and will facilitate discussions between the coastwise qualified vessel operator and the Platform Jacket owner requiring transportation service. MARAD determinations under this notice shall be limited solely to Walter Oil & Gas Corporation’s request and shall have no precedential effect on other transportation under 46 U.S.C. Chapter 551. Authority: 46 U.S.C. 55108; 46 CFR 389.5. By Order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: December 17, 2013. Julie P. Agarwal, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–30686 Filed 12–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Information Collection Activities: Submission for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Request for Comment National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of the OMB review of information collection and solicitation of public comment. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1 emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 248 / Thursday, December 26, 2013 / Notices U.S.C. chapter 35), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting public comments on the following information collection was published on September 5, 2013 (FR/ Vol. 78, No. 172/pp. 54727–54729). DATES: Submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on or before January 27, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kristie Johnson at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Office of Behavioral Safety Research (NTI–131), W46–198, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. Dr. Johnson’s phone number is 202–366– 2755 and her email address is kristie.johnson@dot.gov ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: Desk Officer for Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, or by email at oira_submission@omb.eop.gov, or fax: 202–395–5806. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title—Evaluation of a New Child Pedestrian Curriculum. Type of Review—Regular. OMB Clearance Number—None. Form Number—NHTSA Forms 1215, 1216, and 1217. Respondents—All K–5 students in two test schools and two comparison schools will be surveyed. The project will conduct a survey of parents or other student caregivers for both the test and comparison schools. Only one caregiver per student will complete the survey. An Internet-based survey of all instructors and administrators at the test and comparison schools is included. Estimated Number of Respondents— 2,000 students; 2,000 caregivers; 200 instructors and school staff. Estimated Time per Response—5 minutes per student survey; 5 minutes per caregiver survey; 5 minutes per instructor/staff survey. Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours—516.67 hours (total for the study). Frequency of Collection—Student surveys will take place twice; once before curriculum implementation and VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:06 Dec 24, 2013 Jkt 232001 once after implementation is complete. Caregiver and instructor/staff surveys will take place once—after curriculum implementation. Abstract—Schools and broader communities around the country have been working to foster a generation of healthy, active children. Children and adults alike are being encouraged to walk as a way to get some of the physical activity we all need. Schools have taken up the challenge to help equip students with the skills they need to be safe pedestrians throughout their lifetimes. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) developed a new Child Pedestrian Safety Curriculum to teach and encourage safe pedestrian behaviors for students at the elementary school level (grades K–5). The overall goal of the curriculum is to aid elementary age school children in developing age appropriate traffic safety knowledge and practical pedestrian safety skills. The curriculum is organized into five lessons that target key areas of pedestrian safety and are designed to meet national learning standards. The participating schools are located in the State of North Carolina because North Carolina included the NHTSA curriculum as part of its Let’s Go NC pedestrian and bicycle safety school curriculum. The study has two objectives: (1) to evaluate how implementation of the curriculum is achieved by schools, instructors, and caregivers as a means of developing best practice guidance; and (2) to assess the effectiveness of the curriculum in instilling correct knowledge and behaviors in young pedestrians. To achieve these objectives, the study is conducting in-person oral surveys of students, a paper-and-pencil self-report survey of the students’ caregivers, and an Internet-based survey of instructors and other staff at two schools implementing the curriculum and two similar comparison schools in the same school district that are not implementing the curriculum. The study will also collect behavioral observations of students to determine if behaviors have changed relative to the implementation of the curriculum. No personal information will be collected that would allow any respondent to be identified. Comments Are Invited On: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department of Transportation, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance PO 00000 Frm 00179 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 78503 the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. A comment to OMB is most effective if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication of this notice. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A) Issued on: December 20, 2013. Jeff Michael, Associate Administrator, Research and Program Development. [FR Doc. 2013–30860 Filed 12–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Information Collection Activities: Submission for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Request for Comment National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of the OMB review of information collection and solicitation of public comment. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting public comments on the following information collection was published on September 5, 2013 (Federal Register/Vol. 78, No. 172/pp. 54729–54730). DATES: Submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on or before January 27, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kristie Johnson at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Office of Behavioral Safety Research (NTI–131), W46–198, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. Dr. Johnson’s phone number is 202–366– 2755 and her email address is kristie.johnson@dot.gov. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration


Information Collection Activities: Submission for the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Request for Comment

AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of the OMB review of information collection and 
solicitation of public comment.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44

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U.S.C. chapter 35), this notice announces that the Information 
Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below will be submitted to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. The ICR describes the 
nature of the information collection and its expected burden. A Federal 
Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting public comments 
on the following information collection was published on September 5, 
2013 (FR/Vol. 78, No. 172/pp. 54727-54729).

DATES: Submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on 
or before January 27, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kristie Johnson at the National 
Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Office of Behavioral Safety 
Research (NTI-131), W46-198, Department of Transportation, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. Dr. Johnson's phone number is 
202-366-2755 and her email address is kristie.johnson@dot.gov

ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, including 
suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street 
NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: Desk Officer for Department of 
Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, or by 
email at oira_submission@omb.eop.gov, or fax: 202-395-5806.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title--Evaluation of a New Child Pedestrian Curriculum.
    Type of Review--Regular.
    OMB Clearance Number--None.
    Form Number--NHTSA Forms 1215, 1216, and 1217.
    Respondents--All K-5 students in two test schools and two 
comparison schools will be surveyed. The project will conduct a survey 
of parents or other student caregivers for both the test and comparison 
schools. Only one caregiver per student will complete the survey. An 
Internet-based survey of all instructors and administrators at the test 
and comparison schools is included.
    Estimated Number of Respondents--2,000 students; 2,000 caregivers; 
200 instructors and school staff.
    Estimated Time per Response--5 minutes per student survey; 5 
minutes per caregiver survey; 5 minutes per instructor/staff survey.
    Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours--516.67 hours (total for the 
study).
    Frequency of Collection--Student surveys will take place twice; 
once before curriculum implementation and once after implementation is 
complete. Caregiver and instructor/staff surveys will take place once--
after curriculum implementation.
    Abstract--Schools and broader communities around the country have 
been working to foster a generation of healthy, active children. 
Children and adults alike are being encouraged to walk as a way to get 
some of the physical activity we all need. Schools have taken up the 
challenge to help equip students with the skills they need to be safe 
pedestrians throughout their lifetimes. The National Highway Traffic 
Safety Administration (NHTSA) developed a new Child Pedestrian Safety 
Curriculum to teach and encourage safe pedestrian behaviors for 
students at the elementary school level (grades K-5). The overall goal 
of the curriculum is to aid elementary age school children in 
developing age appropriate traffic safety knowledge and practical 
pedestrian safety skills. The curriculum is organized into five lessons 
that target key areas of pedestrian safety and are designed to meet 
national learning standards. The participating schools are located in 
the State of North Carolina because North Carolina included the NHTSA 
curriculum as part of its Let's Go NC pedestrian and bicycle safety 
school curriculum.
    The study has two objectives: (1) to evaluate how implementation of 
the curriculum is achieved by schools, instructors, and caregivers as a 
means of developing best practice guidance; and (2) to assess the 
effectiveness of the curriculum in instilling correct knowledge and 
behaviors in young pedestrians. To achieve these objectives, the study 
is conducting in-person oral surveys of students, a paper-and-pencil 
self-report survey of the students' caregivers, and an Internet-based 
survey of instructors and other staff at two schools implementing the 
curriculum and two similar comparison schools in the same school 
district that are not implementing the curriculum. The study will also 
collect behavioral observations of students to determine if behaviors 
have changed relative to the implementation of the curriculum. No 
personal information will be collected that would allow any respondent 
to be identified.
    Comments Are Invited On: Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the Department of Transportation, including whether the information 
will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department's estimate 
of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance 
the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; 
and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology. A comment to OMB is most 
effective if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication of this 
notice.

    Authority:  44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)

    Issued on: December 20, 2013.
Jeff Michael,
Associate Administrator, Research and Program Development.
[FR Doc. 2013-30860 Filed 12-24-13; 8:45 am]
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