Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics; Notice of Meeting, 16859 [2014-06581]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 58 / Wednesday, March 26, 2014 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Research and Innovative Technology Administration Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics; Notice of Meeting Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, U.S. Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: This notice announces, pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 72–363; 5 U.S.C. app. 2), a meeting of the Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics (ACTS). The meeting will be held on Thursday, April 24th from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. E.S.T. at the U.S. Department of Transportation, Room E37–302, 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE., Washington, DC. Section 52011 of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP–21) directs the U.S. Department of Transportation to establish an Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C., App. 2) to advise the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) on the quality, reliability, consistency, objectivity, and relevance of transportation statistics and analyses collected, supported, or disseminated by the Bureau and the Department. The following is a summary of the draft meeting agenda: (1) USDOT welcome and introduction of Council Members; (2) Discussion about the BTS Strategic Plan; (3) Discussion about a proposed Management Order concerning statistical integrity; (4) Program office Updates; (5) Public Comments and Closing Remarks. Participation is open to the public. Members of the public who wish to participate must notify Courtney Freiberg at Courtney.Freiberg@dot.gov, not later than April 7, 2014. Members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting with the approval of Patricia Hu, Director of the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Noncommittee members wishing to present oral statements or obtain information should contact Courtney Freiberg via email no later than April 7, 2014. Questions about the agenda or written comments may be emailed (Courtney.Freiberg@dot.gov) or submitted by U.S. Mail to: U.S. Department of Transportation, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Attention: Courtney Freiberg, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room # VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:43 Mar 25, 2014 Jkt 232001 16859 E34–429, Washington, DC 20590, or faxed to (202) 366–3383. BTS requests that written comments be received by April 7, 2014. Access to the DOT Headquarters building is controlled therefore all persons who plan to attend the meeting must notify Courtney Freiberg at 202–366–1270 prior to April 7, 2014. Individuals attending the meeting must report to the main DOT entrance on New Jersey Avenue SE., for admission to the building. Attendance is open to the public, but limited space is available. Persons with a disability requiring special services, such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired, should contact Courtney Freiberg at 202–366–1270 at least seven calendar days prior to the meeting. Notice of this meeting is provided in accordance with the FACA and the General Services Administration regulations (41 CFR part 102–3) covering management of Federal advisory committees. 0238. Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through FIRS at (800) 877–8339. This action will not significantly affect either the quality of the human environment or energy conservation. Issued in Washington, DC, on the 20th day of March, 2014. Rolf Schmitt, Deputy Director, Bureau of Transportation Statistics. AGENCY: [FR Doc. 2014–06581 Filed 3–25–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–HY–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. EP 290 (Sub-No. 5) (2014–2)] Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board, DOT. ACTION: Approval of rail cost adjustment factor. The Board has approved the second quarter 2014 Rail Cost Adjustment Factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of American Railroads. The second quarter 2014 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 0.975. The second quarter 2014 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.421. The second quarter 2014 RCAF– 5 is 0.397. DATES: Effective Date: April 1, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pedro Ramirez, (202) 245–0333. Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) for the hearing impaired: (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Additional information is contained in the Board’s decision, which is available on our Web site, http://www.stb.dot.gov. Copies of the decision may be purchased by contacting the Office of Public Assistance, Governmental Affairs, and Compliance at (202) 245– SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Decided: March 20, 2014. By the Board, Chairman Elliott and Vice Chairman Begeman. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2014–06568 Filed 3–25–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Forms 1065, 1065–B, 1066, 1120, 1120–C, 1120–F, 1120–H, 1120– ND, 1120–S, 1120–SF, 1120–FSC, 1120–L, 1120–PC, 1120–REIT, 1120– RIC, 1120–POL and Related Attachments Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. The Internal Revenue Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This notice requests comments on all forms used by business entity taxpayers: Forms 1065, 1065–B, 1066, 1120, 1120–C, 1120–F, 1120–H, 1120–ND, 1120–S, 1120–SF, 1120–FSC, 1120–L, 1120–PC, 1120– REIT, 1120–RIC, 1120–POL; and all attachments to these forms (see the Appendix to this notice). With this notice, the IRS is also announcing significant changes to (1) the manner in which tax forms used by business taxpayers will be approved under the PRA and (2) its method of estimating the paperwork burden imposed on all business taxpayers. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 25, 2014 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestion for reducing the burden, to (1) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for Treasury, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, or email at OIRA_Submission@ SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26MRN1.SGM 26MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Research and Innovative Technology Administration


Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics; Notice of Meeting

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology, 
Bureau of Transportation Statistics, U.S. Department of Transportation.

ACTION: Notice.

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    This notice announces, pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 72-363; 5 U.S.C. app. 2), a 
meeting of the Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics (ACTS). 
The meeting will be held on Thursday, April 24th from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 
p.m. E.S.T. at the U.S. Department of Transportation, Room E37-302, 
1200 New Jersey Ave. SE., Washington, DC. Section 52011 of the Moving 
Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) directs the U.S. 
Department of Transportation to establish an Advisory Council on 
Transportation Statistics subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(5 U.S.C., App. 2) to advise the Bureau of Transportation Statistics 
(BTS) on the quality, reliability, consistency, objectivity, and 
relevance of transportation statistics and analyses collected, 
supported, or disseminated by the Bureau and the Department. The 
following is a summary of the draft meeting agenda: (1) USDOT welcome 
and introduction of Council Members; (2) Discussion about the BTS 
Strategic Plan; (3) Discussion about a proposed Management Order 
concerning statistical integrity; (4) Program office Updates; (5) 
Public Comments and Closing Remarks. Participation is open to the 
public.
    Members of the public who wish to participate must notify Courtney 
Freiberg at Courtney.Freiberg@dot.gov, not later than April 7, 2014. 
Members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting with 
the approval of Patricia Hu, Director of the Bureau of Transportation 
Statistics. Noncommittee members wishing to present oral statements or 
obtain information should contact Courtney Freiberg via email no later 
than April 7, 2014.
    Questions about the agenda or written comments may be emailed 
(Courtney.Freiberg@dot.gov) or submitted by U.S. Mail to: U.S. 
Department of Transportation, Office of the Assistant Secretary for 
Research and Technology, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 
Attention: Courtney Freiberg, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room 
 E34-429, Washington, DC 20590, or faxed to (202) 366-3383. 
BTS requests that written comments be received by April 7, 2014. Access 
to the DOT Headquarters building is controlled therefore all persons 
who plan to attend the meeting must notify Courtney Freiberg at 202-
366-1270 prior to April 7, 2014. Individuals attending the meeting must 
report to the main DOT entrance on New Jersey Avenue SE., for admission 
to the building. Attendance is open to the public, but limited space is 
available. Persons with a disability requiring special services, such 
as an interpreter for the hearing impaired, should contact Courtney 
Freiberg at 202-366-1270 at least seven calendar days prior to the 
meeting.
    Notice of this meeting is provided in accordance with the FACA and 
the General Services Administration regulations (41 CFR part 102-3) 
covering management of Federal advisory committees.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on the 20th day of March, 2014.
Rolf Schmitt,
Deputy Director, Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
[FR Doc. 2014-06581 Filed 3-25-14; 8:45 am]
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