Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System, 74864 [2016-25975]

Download as PDF sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 74864 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 208 / Thursday, October 27, 2016 / Notices 5. What data elements, certifications, and documents required under 49 CFR part 350 should be revised from or added to the current CVSP format to capture multiple years (e.g., State certification, etc.)? Please explain how they should be revised. 6. Would your State/Territory be confident submitting a multi-year plan knowing that FMCSA’s program authorizations (i.e., U.S. Congressional legislation that continues one or more programs) are expiring in the next year? Two Years? If so or if not, please explain. 7. Should a State/Territory be required to submit a full application on Grants.gov only once for a multi-year plan or annually? Please explain. 8. Should FMCSA institute the multiyear CVSP at one time for all States/ Territories, or is a phased-in approach, with a proportionate number of States submitting such plans over the time period of the multi-year plan (e.g., half of States over a two-year plan, a third of States for a three-year plan, etc.), be a more advantageous implementation method? Please explain. 9. Are there other factors, concerns and/or elements that FMCSA should consider in the implementation of multi-year plans? Please provide specifics regarding these additional considerations. 10. In moving to a multi-year CVSP with annual updates, in order to enhance usability of the electronic CVSP (eCVSP) application, what additional features should FMCSA add? Please be specific in providing recommendations for additional features. 11. FMCSA is considering requiring certain CVSP data fields to be validated or updated annually. Examples of such data fields include prior-year activity objectives, current-year activity goals, current-year spending plans, etc. What additional data fields do you believe should be updated annually and why? 12. Should the annual update be a mechanism within the eCVSP tool’s multi-year CVSP or a completely separate module with the eCVSP tool? Please explain. 13. What data elements and documents should be revised from, or added to, the current CVSP format to capture the annual update? Please explain how they should be revised. 14. Should the FMCSA require States/ Territories to provide detailed spending plans or only require grantees to estimate their costs utilizing the SF– 424A budget categories for the multiyear plan and annual update in the eCVSP tool? Please explain how your VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:43 Oct 26, 2016 Jkt 241001 preference would enhance the CVSP planning process. After consideration of the information received in response to this notice, FMCSA will prescribe the procedures required by the FAST Act through a future Federal Register notice. Issued on: October 20, 2016. T.F. Scott Darling, III, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2016–25980 Filed 10–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2016–0098] Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System In accordance with part 235 of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations and 49 U.S.C. 20502(a), this document provides the public notice that by a document dated October 3, 2016, CSX Transportation (CSX) petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) seeking approval for the discontinuance or modification of a signal system. FRA assigned the petition Docket Number FRA–2016–0098. Applicant: CSX Transportation, Mr. Jody Cox, Chief Engineer, Communications & Signals, 500 Water Street, Speed Code J–350, Jacksonville, FL 32202 CSX proposes to retire CSX rules for Control Point (CP) 511, Traffic Control (TC) 510, and Yard Limit (YL–S) 508 on all tracks and operate under Rule 502, Other Than Main Track, between Milepost (MP) CA–664.9 and RH West MP BB–4.7, on the Cincinnati Terminal Subdivision, Louisville Division, Cincinnati, OH. All existing power switches would remain in place, controlled by the yard master, and all existing signals would be retired and replaced with switch position indicators. In support of its request, CSX indicates the signal system, CSX rules TC–510 and YL–S 508, is no longer needed for present-day operation. A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications concerning the petition, is available for review online at www.regulations.gov and in person at the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) 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. PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings by submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate scheduling a public hearing in connection with these proceedings since the facts do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested party desires an opportunity for oral comment, they should notify FRA, in writing, before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for their request. All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the appropriate docket number 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. Communications received by December 12, 2016 will be considered by FRA before final action is taken. Comments received after that date will be considered as far as practicable. Anyone is able to 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.). In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its processes. 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 can be reviewed at www.dot.gov/privacy. See also https:// www.regulations.gov/privacyNotice for the privacy notice of regulations.gov. Robert C. Lauby, Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–25975 Filed 10–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P E:\FR\FM\27OCN1.SGM 27OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 208 (Thursday, October 27, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 74864]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-25975]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Railroad Administration

[Docket Number FRA-2016-0098]


Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or 
Modification of a Railroad Signal System

    In accordance with part 235 of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations 
and 49 U.S.C. 20502(a), this document provides the public notice that 
by a document dated October 3, 2016, CSX Transportation (CSX) 
petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) seeking approval 
for the discontinuance or modification of a signal system. FRA assigned 
the petition Docket Number FRA-2016-0098.

Applicant: CSX Transportation, Mr. Jody Cox, Chief Engineer, 
Communications & Signals, 500 Water Street, Speed Code J-350, 
Jacksonville, FL 32202

    CSX proposes to retire CSX rules for Control Point (CP) 511, 
Traffic Control (TC) 510, and Yard Limit (YL-S) 508 on all tracks and 
operate under Rule 502, Other Than Main Track, between Milepost (MP) 
CA-664.9 and RH West MP BB-4.7, on the Cincinnati Terminal Subdivision, 
Louisville Division, Cincinnati, OH.
    All existing power switches would remain in place, controlled by 
the yard master, and all existing signals would be retired and replaced 
with switch position indicators. In support of its request, CSX 
indicates the signal system, CSX rules TC-510 and YL-S 508, is no 
longer needed for present-day operation.
    A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications 
concerning the petition, is available for review online at 
www.regulations.gov and in person at the U.S. Department of 
Transportation's (DOT) 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 participate in these proceedings 
by submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate 
scheduling a public hearing in connection with these proceedings since 
the facts do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested party 
desires an opportunity for oral comment, they should notify FRA, in 
writing, before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for 
their request.
    All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the 
appropriate docket number 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.
    Communications received by December 12, 2016 will be considered by 
FRA before final action is taken. Comments received after that date 
will be considered as far as practicable.
    Anyone is able to 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.). 
In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the 
public to better inform its processes. 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 can be reviewed at www.dot.gov/privacy. 
See also https://www.regulations.gov/privacyNotice for the privacy 
notice of regulations.gov.

Robert C. Lauby,
Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-25975 Filed 10-26-16; 8:45 am]
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