Norfolk Southern Railway Company-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., 18502 [2015-07785]

Download as PDF 18502 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 65 / Monday, April 6, 2015 / Notices TABLE 3—BUS EFFICIENCY ENHANCEMENTS RESEARCH AND DEMONSTRATIONS PROJECT SELECTIONS—Continued Project ID State Project sponsor Transit agency partner Project description D2015–BERD–004 ....... GA .. Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE). Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), Atlanta, GA. $976,030 D2015–BERD–005 ....... MD Maryland Transit Administration (MTA), MD. Maryland Transit Administration (MTA), Baltimore, MD. D2015–BERD–001 ....... MI ... American Seating. The Rapid, Grand Rapids, MI. D2015–BERD–003 ....... UT .. Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE). Utah Transit Authority (UTA), Salt Lake City, UT. Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE), in partnership with the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), will receive funding to develop and demonstrate a BAE Systems prototype Reduced Engine Idle Load System. This first-of-its-kind effort will bring a multimode, electric accessory ‘power plant’ to market. The Maryland Transit Administration will receive funding to develop and demonstrate a retrofit of 35 hybrid buses with a hybrid beltless alternator and support equipment to monitor fuel savings and impact on house batteries. American Seating, in partnership with The Rapid in Grand Rapids, Michigan, will receive funding to develop and demonstrate a heated and cooled seat, which is intended to reduce fuel consumption of public transportation vehicles. Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE), in partnership with the Utah Transit Authority (UTA), will receive funding to develop and demonstrate a system that will eliminate or reduce idling during paratransit passenger loading operations, lowering operating costs, reducing energy usage, and improving air quality. Total ...................... ........ ....................... ...................................... ............................................................................. $3,000,000 [FR Doc. 2015–07825 Filed 4–3–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–57–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. AB 290 (Sub-No. 365X)] tkelley on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Norfolk Southern Railway Company— Discontinuance of Service Exemption—in Chicago, Cook County, Ill. On March 17, 2015, Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NSR) filed with the Surface Transportation Board (Board) a petition under 49 U.S.C. 10502 for exemption from the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10903 to discontinue rail service over approximately 1.5 miles of rail line between milepost KN 4.0 and milepost KN 5.5, located on NSR’s LeMoyne Industrial Track in Chicago, Cook County, Ill. The line includes no stations and traverses U.S. Postal Service Zip Code 60632. NSR states that the line does not contain any federally granted rights-ofway. Any documentation in NSR’s possession will be made available promptly to those requesting it. The interest of railroad employees will be protected by the conditions set forth in Oregon Short Line Railroad— Abandonment Portion Goshen Branch VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Apr 03, 2015 Jkt 235001 Between Firth & Ammon, in Bingham & Bonneville Counties, Idaho, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). By issuance of this notice, the Board is instituting an exemption proceeding pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 10502(b). A final decision will be issued by July 2, 2015. Because this is a discontinuance proceeding and not an abandonment proceeding, trail use/rail banking and public use conditions are not appropriate. Any offer of financial assistance (OFA) under 49 CFR 1152.27(b)(2) to subsidize continued rail service will be due no later than July 15, 2015, or 10 days after service of a decision granting the petition for exemption, whichever occurs sooner. Each offer must be accompanied by a $1,600 filing fee. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). All filings in response to this notice must refer to Docket No. AB 290 (SubNo. 365X) and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001; and (2) William A. Mullins, Baker & Miller PLLC, 2401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037. Replies to the petition are due on or before April 27, 2015. Persons seeking further information concerning discontinuance procedures may contact the Board’s Office of Public Assistance, Governmental Affairs, and PO 00000 Frm 00151 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Amount $495,621 $298,906 $697,185 Compliance at (202) 245–0238 or refer to the full abandonment and discontinuance regulations at 49 CFR 1152. Questions concerning environmental issues may be directed to the Board’s Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA) at (202) 245–0305. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339.] Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at ‘‘WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.’’ Decided: March 30, 2015. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Brendetta S. Jones, Clearance Clerk. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[Docket No. AB 290 (Sub-No. 365X)]


Norfolk Southern Railway Company--Discontinuance of Service 
Exemption--in Chicago, Cook County, Ill.

    On March 17, 2015, Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NSR) filed 
with the Surface Transportation Board (Board) a petition under 49 
U.S.C. 10502 for exemption from the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10903 to 
discontinue rail service over approximately 1.5 miles of rail line 
between milepost KN 4.0 and milepost KN 5.5, located on NSR's LeMoyne 
Industrial Track in Chicago, Cook County, Ill. The line includes no 
stations and traverses U.S. Postal Service Zip Code 60632.
    NSR states that the line does not contain any federally granted 
rights-of-way. Any documentation in NSR's possession will be made 
available promptly to those requesting it.
    The interest of railroad employees will be protected by the 
conditions set forth in Oregon Short Line Railroad--Abandonment Portion 
Goshen Branch Between Firth & Ammon, in Bingham & Bonneville Counties, 
Idaho, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979).
    By issuance of this notice, the Board is instituting an exemption 
proceeding pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 10502(b). A final decision will be 
issued by July 2, 2015.
    Because this is a discontinuance proceeding and not an abandonment 
proceeding, trail use/rail banking and public use conditions are not 
appropriate.
    Any offer of financial assistance (OFA) under 49 CFR 1152.27(b)(2) 
to subsidize continued rail service will be due no later than July 15, 
2015, or 10 days after service of a decision granting the petition for 
exemption, whichever occurs sooner. Each offer must be accompanied by a 
$1,600 filing fee. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25).
    All filings in response to this notice must refer to Docket No. AB 
290 (Sub-No. 365X) and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation 
Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001; and (2) William A. 
Mullins, Baker & Miller PLLC, 2401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Suite 300, 
Washington, DC 20037. Replies to the petition are due on or before 
April 27, 2015.
    Persons seeking further information concerning discontinuance 
procedures may contact the Board's Office of Public Assistance, 
Governmental Affairs, and Compliance at (202) 245-0238 or refer to the 
full abandonment and discontinuance regulations at 49 CFR 1152. 
Questions concerning environmental issues may be directed to the 
Board's Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA) at (202) 245-0305. 
[Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.]
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
``WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.''

    Decided: March 30, 2015.

    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Brendetta S. Jones,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2015-07785 Filed 4-3-15; 8:45 am]
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