Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Reinstatement of a Previously Approved Information Collection, 60889 [2014-24042]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 195 / Wednesday, October 8, 2014 / Notices Additional Information Federal grantees may not use Federal funds to develop COMPETES Act challenge applications. Federal contractors may not use Federal funds from a contract to develop COMPETES Act challenge applications or to fund efforts in support of a COMPETES Act challenge submission. Authority: 15 U.S.C. 3719 (America COMPETES Act). Issued on: September 19, 2014. Susan L. Kurland, Assistant Secretary of Aviation and International Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–23008 Filed 10–7–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–9X–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration [Docket No. FHWA–2014–0036] Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Reinstatement of a Previously Approved Information Collection Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of request for extension of currently approved information collection. AGENCY: The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) approval for renewal of an existing information collection that is summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Please submit comments by December 8, 2014. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket ID Number 2014–0036 by any of the following methods: Web site: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Fax: 1–202–493–2251. Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. Hand Delivery or Courier: U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:27 Oct 07, 2014 Jkt 235001 and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Glaze, 202 366–4053, Office of Natural Environment, Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) Program. OMB Control Number: 2125–0614. Background: Section 1113 of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP–21) calls for an Evaluation and Assessment of CMAQ Projects. The statute calls for the identification and analysis of a representative sample of CMAQ projects and the development and population of a database that describes the impacts of the program both on traffic congestion levels and air quality. To establish and maintain this database, the FHWA is requesting States to submit annual reports on their CMAQ investments that cover projected air quality benefits, financial information, a brief description of projects, and several other factors outlined in the Interim Program Guidance for the CMAQ program. States are requested to provide the end of year summary reports via the automated system provided through FHWA by the first day of March of each year, covering the prior Federal fiscal year. Respondents: 51 (each State DOT, and Washington, DC). Frequency: Annually. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 125 hours per annual report. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,375 hours. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the U.S. DOT’s performance, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the U.S. DOT’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (3) ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized, including the use of electronic technology, without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48. PO 00000 Frm 00086 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60889 Issued on: October 3, 2014. Michael Howell, Information Collection Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–24042 Filed 10–7–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2014–0196] Agency Information Collection Activities; New Information Collection Request: FMCSA Annual Grant Program Effectiveness Survey Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FMCSA announces its plan to submit the Information Collection Request (ICR) described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for its review and approval and invites public comment. The purpose of this information collection is to acquire the perspectives of FMCSA State partners who support the operation, regulation and enforcement of various mutuallybeneficial safety programs. This knowledge will improve the Federal government’s understanding of the effectiveness of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) safety related grant programs. The FMCSA is interested in surveying grant recipients to collect information on the strengths, weaknesses, and effectiveness of FMCSA grant programs with the intent of improving our capacity to meet the needs of our grantees. FMCSA needs this information to support program evaluation endeavors, program management, and fiscal decision making. FMCSA will use the results in various analyses conducted by FMCSA designed to assess the effectiveness of existing rules, grant programs, and safety programs. DATES: We request your comments on or before December 8, 2014. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) Docket Number FMCSA–2014–0196 using any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08OCN1.SGM 08OCN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 195 (Wednesday, October 8, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Page 60889]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-24042]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration

[Docket No. FHWA-2014-0036]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for 
Reinstatement of a Previously Approved Information Collection

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of request for extension of currently approved 
information collection.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to 
request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval for 
renewal of an existing information collection that is summarized below 
under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. We are required to publish this notice 
in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Please submit comments by December 8, 2014.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket ID Number 
2014-0036 by any of the following methods:
    Web site: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting 
comments.
    Fax: 1-202-493-2251.
    Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590.
    Hand Delivery or Courier: U.S. Department of Transportation, West 
Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., 
Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through 
Friday, except Federal holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Glaze, 202 366-4053, Office of 
Natural Environment, Federal Highway Administration, Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, 
Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality 
Improvement (CMAQ) Program.
    OMB Control Number: 2125-0614.
    Background: Section 1113 of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 
21st Century Act (MAP-21) calls for an Evaluation and Assessment of 
CMAQ Projects. The statute calls for the identification and analysis of 
a representative sample of CMAQ projects and the development and 
population of a database that describes the impacts of the program both 
on traffic congestion levels and air quality. To establish and maintain 
this database, the FHWA is requesting States to submit annual reports 
on their CMAQ investments that cover projected air quality benefits, 
financial information, a brief description of projects, and several 
other factors outlined in the Interim Program Guidance for the CMAQ 
program. States are requested to provide the end of year summary 
reports via the automated system provided through FHWA by the first day 
of March of each year, covering the prior Federal fiscal year.
    Respondents: 51 (each State DOT, and Washington, DC).
    Frequency: Annually.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: 125 hours per annual report.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,375 hours.
    Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of 
this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for the U.S. DOT's performance, 
including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the 
accuracy of the U.S. DOT's estimate of the burden of the proposed 
information collection; (3) ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, 
and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burden 
could be minimized, including the use of electronic technology, without 
reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will 
summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB's 
clearance of this information collection.

    Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. 
Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48.

    Issued on: October 3, 2014.
Michael Howell,
Information Collection Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-24042 Filed 10-7-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4910-22-P