Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Program: Eligibility of Ground Access Projects Meeting Certain Criteria, 32006 [2016-11954]

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[FR Doc. 2016–11953 Filed 5–19–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration [Docket No. FAA–2016–6596] Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Program: Eligibility of Ground Access Projects Meeting Certain Criteria Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of proposed policy amendment and request for comments; extension of comment period. AGENCY: The FAA is extending the comment period on its notice of proposed policy published on May 3, 2016, that proposes to amend its ‘‘Notice of Policy Regarding the Eligibility of Airport Ground Transportation Projects for Funding Under the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Program,’’ regarding the requirement for PFC funding of onairport, rail access projects. DATES: Comments must be received on or before June 17, 2016. ADDRESSES: You may send comments identified by docket number FAA– 2016–6596 using any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and follow the instructions for sending your comments electronically. • Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery: Deliver comments to Docket Operations in Room W12–140 of mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 May 19, 2016 Jkt 238001 the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. • Fax: (202) 493–2251. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joe Hebert, Manager, Financial Analysis and Passenger Facility Charge Branch, APP–510, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591, telephone (202) 267–8375; facsimile (202) 267–5302. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 3, 2016, the FAA published a notice titled ‘‘Notice of Proposed Policy Amendment and Request for Comments’’ (81 FR 26611). In that Notice, the FAA proposed to change the policy regarding the Passenger Facility Charge eligibility of ground access projects meeting certain criteria. The notice requested that interested parties submit written comments by June 2, 2016. On May 11, 2016, the Airports Council International—North America (ACI–NA), the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), and Airlines for America (A4A) submitted a request to extend the comment period by 30 days because additional time is needed to conduct the necessary research and assess the alternatives that the FAA proposes and also consolidate comments from their respective members. After careful consideration of the schedule constraints, the FAA has decided to extend the comment period for 15 days until June 17, 2016. The FAA expects that the additional time for comments will allow the affected community to prepare meaningful comments which will help the FAA to consider an amendment to FAA’s airport ground access transportation policy for PFC funding. Issued in Washington, DC, on May 17, 2016. Elliott Black, Director, Office of Airport Planning and Programming. [FR Doc. 2016–11954 Filed 5–19–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on 183 North Mobility Project, Travis and Williamson Counties, Texas Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), U.S. DOT. ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions by TxDOT and Federal Agencies. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 This notice announces actions taken by Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, US 183 North (the ‘‘183 North Mobility Project’’) from State Highway (SH) 45/Ranch-to-Market (RM) 620 in Williamson County to State Loop 1 (MoPac) in Travis County in the State of Texas. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project. DATES: By this notice, TxDOT is advising the public of final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A claim seeking judicial review of the Federal agency actions on the highway project will be barred unless the claim is filed on or before October 17, 2016. If the Federal law that authorizes judicial review of a claim provides a time period of less than 150 days for filing such claim, then that shorter time period still applies. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Carlos Swonke, P.G., Environmental Affairs Division, Texas Department of Transportation, 125 East 11th Street, Austin, Texas 78701; telephone: (512) 416–2734; email: carlos.swonke@ txdot.gov. TxDOT’s normal business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (central time) Monday through Friday. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that TxDOT and Federal agencies have taken final agency actions by issuing licenses, permits, and approvals for the following highway project in the State of Texas: the 183 North Mobility Project from State Highway (SH) 45/Ranch-to-Market (RM) 620 in Williamson County to State Loop 1 in (MoPac) in Travis County, Texas. The project will have two variablepriced (tolled) express lanes in each direction, an additional (fourth) general purpose lane (southbound from approximately Lake Creek Parkway to the entrance ramp from SH 45; southbound from north of McNeil Drive/Spicewood Springs Road to MoPac; and northbound between Braker Lane and McNeil Drive/Spicewood Springs Road) and direct connectors to and from SH 45/RM 620 on the north and MoPac on the south. Transitions between the improved section of US 183 and existing facilities will be provided along SH 45/RM 620, MoPac (south of RM 2222) and on US 183 north and south of the project areas. The length of the proposed project, including all transitions, is approximately 13 miles. The actions by TxDOT and the Federal agencies, and the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the Final Environmental SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\20MYN1.SGM 20MYN1

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[FR Doc No: 2016-11954]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

[Docket No. FAA-2016-6596]


Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Program: Eligibility of Ground 
Access Projects Meeting Certain Criteria

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of proposed policy amendment and request for comments; 
extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: The FAA is extending the comment period on its notice of 
proposed policy published on May 3, 2016, that proposes to amend its 
``Notice of Policy Regarding the Eligibility of Airport Ground 
Transportation Projects for Funding Under the Passenger Facility Charge 
(PFC) Program,'' regarding the requirement for PFC funding of on-
airport, rail access projects.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before June 17, 2016.

ADDRESSES: You may send comments identified by docket number FAA-2016-
6596 using any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and follow the instructions for sending your 
comments electronically.
     Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building Ground Floor, 
Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590-0001.
     Hand Delivery: Deliver comments to Docket Operations in 
Room W12-140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey 
Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through 
Friday, except Federal holidays.
     Fax: (202) 493-2251.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joe Hebert, Manager, Financial 
Analysis and Passenger Facility Charge Branch, APP-510, Federal 
Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 
20591, telephone (202) 267-8375; facsimile (202) 267-5302.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 3, 2016, the FAA published a notice 
titled ``Notice of Proposed Policy Amendment and Request for Comments'' 
(81 FR 26611). In that Notice, the FAA proposed to change the policy 
regarding the Passenger Facility Charge eligibility of ground access 
projects meeting certain criteria. The notice requested that interested 
parties submit written comments by June 2, 2016.
    On May 11, 2016, the Airports Council International--North America 
(ACI-NA), the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), and 
Airlines for America (A4A) submitted a request to extend the comment 
period by 30 days because additional time is needed to conduct the 
necessary research and assess the alternatives that the FAA proposes 
and also consolidate comments from their respective members. After 
careful consideration of the schedule constraints, the FAA has decided 
to extend the comment period for 15 days until June 17, 2016. The FAA 
expects that the additional time for comments will allow the affected 
community to prepare meaningful comments which will help the FAA to 
consider an amendment to FAA's airport ground access transportation 
policy for PFC funding.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on May 17, 2016.
Elliott Black,
Director, Office of Airport Planning and Programming.
[FR Doc. 2016-11954 Filed 5-19-16; 8:45 am]
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