Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments; Clearance of a New Information Collection(s): U.S. Department of Transportation Accessibility Concern Form, 59038-59039 [2016-20491]

Download as PDF 59038 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 166 / Friday, August 26, 2016 / Notices • Ecology (including wetlands, water and sediment quality, floodplains, and biological resources); • Threatened and endangered species; • Contaminated materials; and • Environmental Justice. This analysis will include identification of study areas appropriate for each resource; documentation of the affected environment; and identification of measures to avoid and/or mitigate significant adverse impacts. This Notice initiates the scoping process under NEPA, which helps guide the development of the Draft EIS. The FRA and DDOT invite comments from the public and all interested parties regarding the scope of the EIS to ensure that relevant issues, applicable planning efforts, constraints, and reasonable alternatives are addressed early in the development of the EIS. FRA and DDOT will also directly contact appropriate Federal, state, and local agencies as well as and private organizations that have previously expressed or that are known to have an interest in the Proposed Action. FRA and DDOT will coordinate with participating agencies during development of the Draft EIS under 23 U.S.C. 139. FRA will invite all agencies and Native American Tribes that may have an interest in the Proposed Action to become participating agencies for the EIS. If an agency or Native American Tribe is not invited and would like to participate, please contact FRA (‘‘For Further Information Contact’’ section). The lead agencies will develop a Coordination Plan summarizing how the public and other agencies will be engaged in the process. The Coordination Plan will be posted to the Project Web site (http://longbridge project.com/) and to FRA’s Web site (www.fra.dot.gov/Page/P0214). mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Future Public Participation and Outreach At various milestones during the development of the Long Bridge EIS, FRA and DDOT will provide additional opportunities for public and interested party consultation, such as public meetings, open houses, newsletters, and requests for comments/review of the EIS. Dates, times, and locations for public meetings and other opportunities for public participation will be announced through the Long Bridge Project Web site (http://longbridge project.com/), mailings, public notices, advertisements, and press releases. 21:17 Aug 25, 2016 [FR Doc. 2016–20481 Filed 8–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Docket No. NHTSA—2016–0084; Notice 2] Scoping and Comments VerDate Sep<11>2014 Issued in Washington, DC, on August 19, 2016. Felicia Young, Acting Director, Office of Program Delivery. Jkt 238001 Withdrawal of Amendments to Highway Safety Program Guidelines National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice withdrawal. AGENCY: On August 23, 2016, NHTSA inadvertently published, at 81 FR 57646, a notice seeking comments on a new uniform guideline for State highway safety programs, issued pursuant to section 402 of title 23 of the United States Code requires the Secretary of Transportation to promulgate uniform guidelines for State highway safety programs. NHTSA is withdrawing the August 23, 2016 notice. Authority: 44 U.S.C. Section 3506(c)(2)(A). Issued on: August 23, 2016. Jeff Michael, Associate Administrator, Research and Program Development. [FR Doc. 2016–20578 Filed 8–24–16; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Office of the Secretary [Docket No. DOT–OST–2016–0069] Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments; Clearance of a New Information Collection(s): U.S. Department of Transportation Accessibility Concern Form Office of the Secretary, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1994, (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) intention to request the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) approval for the utilization of the U.S. Department of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00137 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Transportation Accessibility Concern Form when reporting accessibility challenges faced during travel on our Nation’s streets, sidewalks, crosswalks, buses, trains, airports, and planes. The system will provide an accessible, coordinated, and seamless web-based portal for the traveling public to submit accessibility problems or challenges they face during travel on the Nation’s streets, sidewalks, crosswalks, buses, trains, airports, and planes. The establishment of the system is in response the President’s National Council on Disability (NCD) Report, ‘‘Transition Update: Where We’ve Been and What We’ve Learned,’’ released in 2015, as well as a letter to the Secretary of Transportation from the NCD dated May 12, 2015. The information received through the system will strengthen DOT’s ability to understand the challenges and impacts that passengers with disabilities face every day when they use our nation’ transportation systems. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this information collection was published on June 13, 2016 (81 FR 38264). No comments were received. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by September 26, 2016. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Office of the Secretary of Transportation, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. Comments may also be sent via email to OMB at the following address: oira_ submissions@omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yvette Rivera, Departmental Office of Civil Rights, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590; 202–366–4648; adaconcerns@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: XXXX–NEW. Title: Transportation Accessibility Concern Form. Form Numbers: None. Type of Review: OMB Approval. Background: The current process for submitting concerns about American with Disabilities Act, as amended, (ADA) and other related civil rights violations is fragmented across the Department—sometimes being time consuming and cumbersome for the traveling public. Establishing a streamlined and consistent process would respond directly to the President’s National Council on Disability, and more importantly, the E:\FR\FM\26AUN1.SGM 26AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 166 / Friday, August 26, 2016 / Notices information received through this new system would strengthen our ability to understand the challenges and impacts that persons with disabilities face every day as they travel using our nation’s transportation systems. This would also offer significant improvements to ensuring that access to all modes of transportation is available to persons with disabilities and members of the public. Estimated Number of Respondents: the U.S. Department of Transportation currently collects data on ADA and other civil rights-related concerns based on information provided by the public via written submission, or through a toll-free telephone number. Based on our analysis of data collected through present formats, DOT receives approximately 850 separate responses from the general public on accessibilityrelated concerns, including: • 150 pieces of correspondence on one-time accessibility-related incidents • 120 email messages • 400 telephone calls • 172 formal accessibility-related complaints. Currently, the estimated Total Burden on Respondents: 15 to 30 minutes per submission. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including, (a) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper processing of transportation-related accessibility issues; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for the DOT to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. All responses to the notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Issued in Washington, DC, on August 22, 2016. Habib Azarsina, OST Privacy and PRA Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–20491 Filed 8–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–9X–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1024 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:17 Aug 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 The Department of the Treasury, 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/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 1024, Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(a). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before October 25, 2016 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Tuawana Pinkston, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Martha R. Brinson, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at Martha.R.Brinson@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(a). OMB Number: 1545–0057. Form Number: Form 1024. Abstract: Organizations seeking exemption from Federal income tax under Internal Revenue Code section 501(a) as an organization described in most paragraphs of section 501(c) must use Form 1024 to apply for exemption. The information collected is used to determine whether the organization qualifies for tax-exempt status. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,718. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 61 hours, 47 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 291,542. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00138 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59039 tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. REQUEST FOR COMMENTS: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: August 19, 2016. Tuawana Pinkston, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–20549 Filed 8–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1024 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury, 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/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 1024, Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(a). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before October 25, 2016 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Tuawana Pinkston, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26AUN1.SGM 26AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Office of the Secretary

[Docket No. DOT-OST-2016-0069]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments; 
Clearance of a New Information Collection(s): U.S. Department of 
Transportation Accessibility Concern Form

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, Department of Transportation.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1994, (44 
U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces the U.S. Department of 
Transportation's (DOT) intention to request the Office of Management 
and Budget's (OMB) approval for the utilization of the U.S. Department 
of Transportation Accessibility Concern Form when reporting 
accessibility challenges faced during travel on our Nation's streets, 
sidewalks, crosswalks, buses, trains, airports, and planes. The system 
will provide an accessible, coordinated, and seamless web-based portal 
for the traveling public to submit accessibility problems or challenges 
they face during travel on the Nation's streets, sidewalks, crosswalks, 
buses, trains, airports, and planes. The establishment of the system is 
in response the President's National Council on Disability (NCD) 
Report, ``Transition Update: Where We've Been and What We've Learned,'' 
released in 2015, as well as a letter to the Secretary of 
Transportation from the NCD dated May 12, 2015. The information 
received through the system will strengthen DOT's ability to understand 
the challenges and impacts that passengers with disabilities face every 
day when they use our nation' transportation systems. A Federal 
Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on 
this information collection was published on June 13, 2016 (81 FR 
38264). No comments were received.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by September 26, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, including 
suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Office of Management and 
Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Office of the Secretary of 
Transportation, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. Comments may 
also be sent via email to OMB at the following address: 
oira_submissions@omb.eop.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yvette Rivera, Departmental Office of 
Civil Rights, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590; 202-
366-4648; adaconcerns@dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    OMB Control Number: XXXX-NEW.
    Title: Transportation Accessibility Concern Form.
    Form Numbers: None.
    Type of Review: OMB Approval.
    Background: The current process for submitting concerns about 
American with Disabilities Act, as amended, (ADA) and other related 
civil rights violations is fragmented across the Department--sometimes 
being time consuming and cumbersome for the traveling public. 
Establishing a streamlined and consistent process would respond 
directly to the President's National Council on Disability, and more 
importantly, the

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information received through this new system would strengthen our 
ability to understand the challenges and impacts that persons with 
disabilities face every day as they travel using our nation's 
transportation systems. This would also offer significant improvements 
to ensuring that access to all modes of transportation is available to 
persons with disabilities and members of the public.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: the U.S. Department of 
Transportation currently collects data on ADA and other civil rights-
related concerns based on information provided by the public via 
written submission, or through a toll-free telephone number. Based on 
our analysis of data collected through present formats, DOT receives 
approximately 850 separate responses from the general public on 
accessibility-related concerns, including:
     150 pieces of correspondence on one-time accessibility-
related incidents
     120 email messages
     400 telephone calls
     172 formal accessibility-related complaints.
    Currently, the estimated Total Burden on Respondents: 15 to 30 
minutes per submission.

    Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of 
this information collection, including, (a) whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for the proper processing of 
transportation-related accessibility issues; (b) the accuracy of the 
estimated burden; (c) ways for the DOT to enhance the quality, utility, 
and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden 
could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected 
information. All responses to the notice will be summarized and 
included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become 
a matter of public record.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on August 22, 2016.
Habib Azarsina,
OST Privacy and PRA Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-20491 Filed 8-25-16; 8:45 am]
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