Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation's Request for Positive Train Control Safety Plan Approval and System Certification, 39104 [2016-14122]

Download as PDF 39104 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 115 / Wednesday, June 15, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2010–0034] Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation’s Request for Positive Train Control Safety Plan Approval and System Certification Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of availability and request for comments. AGENCY: This document provides the public with notice that the Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation (PATH) submitted to FRA its Positive Train Control Safety Plan (PTCSP), Revision 3.0, dated March 23, 2016. PATH asks FRA to approve its PTCSP and issue a Positive Train Control (PTC) System Certification for PATH’s Communication Based Train Control (CBTC) system, under Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 236.1009, Procedural requirements, and 236.1015, PTC Safety Plan content requirements and PTC System Certification. This notice was assigned to Docket Number FRA–2010–0034. DATES: FRA will consider communications received by July 15, 2016 before taking final action on the PTCSP. FRA may consider comments received after that date if practicable. ADDRESSES: All communications concerning this proceeding should refer to Docket Number FRA–2010–0034 and may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Web site: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Mark Hartong, Senior Scientific and Technical Advisor at (202) 493–1332, or Mark.Hartong@dot.gov; or Mr. David Blackmore, Railroad Safety Program Manager for Applied Technology at (312) 835–3903, or David.Blackmore@ dot.gov. ehiers on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: In its revised Positive Train Control Implementation Plan, referenced in its PTCSP, PATH asserts its CBTC system SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:15 Jun 14, 2016 Jkt 238001 is a vital standalone PTC system as defined in 49 CFR 236.1015(e). The PTCSP describes PATH’s CBTC implementation and the associated CBTC safety processes, safety analyses, and test, validation, and verification processes used during development of CBTC. The PTCSP also contains PATH’s operational and support requirements and procedures. PATH’s PTCSP and the accompanying request for approval and system certification are available for review online at www.regulations.gov (Docket Number FRA–2010–0034) and in person at DOT’s Docket Operations Facility, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Operations Facility is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Interested parties are invited to comment on the PTCSP by submitting written comments or data. During its review of the PTCSP, FRA will consider any comments or data submitted. However, FRA may elect to not respond to any particular comment and, under 49 CFR 236.1009(d)(3), FRA maintains the authority to approve or disapprove the PTCSP at its sole discretion. FRA does not anticipate scheduling a public hearing regarding PATH’s PTCSP because the circumstances do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested party desires an opportunity for oral comment, the party should notify FRA in writing before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for his or her request. Privacy Act Notice Anyone may search the electronic form of any written communications and comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the document, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). Under 49 CFR 211.3, Participation by interested persons, FRA solicits comments from the public to better inform its decisions. DOT posts these comments without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL–14 FDMS), which you can review at www.dot.gov/privacy. See http://www.regulations.gov/ #!privacyNotice for the privacy notice of regulations.gov. Robert C. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Railroad Administration

[Docket Number FRA-2010-0034]


Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation's Request for Positive 
Train Control Safety Plan Approval and System Certification

AGENCY: Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), U.S. Department of 
Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Notice of availability and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: This document provides the public with notice that the Port 
Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation (PATH) submitted to FRA its Positive 
Train Control Safety Plan (PTCSP), Revision 3.0, dated March 23, 2016. 
PATH asks FRA to approve its PTCSP and issue a Positive Train Control 
(PTC) System Certification for PATH's Communication Based Train Control 
(CBTC) system, under Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 
236.1009, Procedural requirements, and 236.1015, PTC Safety Plan 
content requirements and PTC System Certification. This notice was 
assigned to Docket Number FRA-2010-0034.

DATES: FRA will consider communications received by July 15, 2016 
before taking final action on the PTCSP. FRA may consider comments 
received after that date if practicable.

ADDRESSES: All communications concerning this proceeding should refer 
to Docket Number FRA-2010-0034 and may be submitted by any of the 
following methods:
     Web site: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online 
instructions for submitting comments.
     Fax: 202-493-2251.
     Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12-140, Washington, DC 
20590.
     Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W12-140, 
Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal Holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Mark Hartong, Senior Scientific 
and Technical Advisor at (202) 493-1332, or Mark.Hartong@dot.gov; or 
Mr. David Blackmore, Railroad Safety Program Manager for Applied 
Technology at (312) 835-3903, or David.Blackmore@dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In its revised Positive Train Control 
Implementation Plan, referenced in its PTCSP, PATH asserts its CBTC 
system is a vital standalone PTC system as defined in 49 CFR 
236.1015(e). The PTCSP describes PATH's CBTC implementation and the 
associated CBTC safety processes, safety analyses, and test, 
validation, and verification processes used during development of CBTC. 
The PTCSP also contains PATH's operational and support requirements and 
procedures.
    PATH's PTCSP and the accompanying request for approval and system 
certification are available for review online at www.regulations.gov 
(Docket Number FRA-2010-0034) and in person at DOT's Docket Operations 
Facility, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12-140, Washington, DC 20590. 
The Docket Operations Facility is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday 
through Friday, except Federal Holidays.
    Interested parties are invited to comment on the PTCSP by 
submitting written comments or data. During its review of the PTCSP, 
FRA will consider any comments or data submitted. However, FRA may 
elect to not respond to any particular comment and, under 49 CFR 
236.1009(d)(3), FRA maintains the authority to approve or disapprove 
the PTCSP at its sole discretion. FRA does not anticipate scheduling a 
public hearing regarding PATH's PTCSP because the circumstances do not 
appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested party desires an 
opportunity for oral comment, the party should notify FRA in writing 
before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for his or 
her request.

Privacy Act Notice

    Anyone may search the electronic form of any written communications 
and comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the 
individual submitting the comment (or signing the document, if 
submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). 
Under 49 CFR 211.3, Participation by interested persons, FRA solicits 
comments from the public to better inform its decisions. DOT posts 
these comments without edit, including any personal information the 
commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov as described in the system 
of records notice (DOT/ALL-14 FDMS), which you can review at 
www.dot.gov/privacy. See http://www.regulations.gov/#!privacyNotice for 
the privacy notice of regulations.gov.

Robert C. Lauby,
Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer.
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