Notice of Meeting of the Transit Advisory Committee for Safety (TRACS), 75902 [2016-26269]

Download as PDF 75902 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 211 / Tuesday, November 1, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Transit Administration Notice of Meeting of the Transit Advisory Committee for Safety (TRACS) AGENCY: Federal Transit Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice of meeting. This notice announces a public meeting of the Transit Advisory Committee for Safety (TRACS). TRACS is a Federal Advisory Committee established to provide information, advice, and recommendations to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Transit Administrator on matters relating to the safety of public transportation systems. DATES: The TRACS meeting will be held on November 29, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and November 30, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Contact Adrianne Malasky (see contact information below) by November 15, 2016, if you wish to be added to the visitors list to gain access to the meeting. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Association of Home Builders, 1201 15th Street NW., Washington, DC 20005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Adrianne Malasky, Office of Transit Safety and Oversight, Federal Transit Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590– 0001 (telephone: 202–366–5496; or email: TRACS@dot.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice is provided in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463, 5 U.S.C. App. 2). TRACS is composed of 29 members representing the broad base of expertise necessary to discharge its responsibilities. The tentative agenda for the November 29–30 meeting of TRACS is set forth below: asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Agenda (1) Introductory Remarks (2) Facility Use/Safety Briefing (3) Updates from the FTA Office of Transit Safety and Oversight and the Office of Research, Demonstration and Innovation (4) Work Group Presentations and Deliberations on Recommendations to FTA (5) Public Comments (6) Summary of Deliverables/ Concluding Remarks Members of the public wishing to attend and/or make an oral statement and participants seeking special accommodations at the meeting must VerDate Sep<11>2014 00:01 Nov 01, 2016 Jkt 241001 contact Adrianne Malasky by November 15, 2016. Members of the public may submit written comments or suggestions concerning the activities of TRACS at any time before or after the meeting at TRACS@dot.gov, or to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, Office of Transit Safety and Oversight, Room E54–425, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. Attention: Adrianne Malasky. Information from the meeting will be posted on FTA’s public Web site at https://www.transit.dot.gov/, on the TRACS Meeting Minutes page. Written comments submitted to TRACS will also be posted at the above web address. Carolyn Flowers, Acting Administrator. [FR Doc. 2016–26269 Filed 10–31–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Transit Administration [Docket No. FTA–2016–0038] Notice of Proposed Buy America Waiver for Radio Consoles AGENCY: Federal Transit Administration, DOT. Notice of proposed Buy America waiver and request for comment. ACTION: The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) received a request from the Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority (GDRTA) for a Buy America non-availability waiver for the procurement of radio consoles, which are a part of a voice and cellular data communications system (the ‘‘radio consoles’’). GDRTA’s current voice and data communications equipment is obsolete and malfunctioning. The new communication system will result in improved operational efficiency. GDRTA seeks a waiver for the procurement of radio consoles because there are no manufacturers that produce radio consoles that are compatible with GDRTA’s communications system and comply with the Buy America requirements. 49 U.S.C. 5323(j)(2)(B) and 49 CFR 661.7(c). GDRTA is joining Montgomery County’s radio system, and the radio consoles compatible with the new system must be original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Motorola devices. Motorola cannot provide Buy Americacompliant radio consoles. In accordance with 49 U.S.C. 5323(j)(3)(A), FTA is providing notice of the non-availability waiver request and seeks public SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 comment before deciding whether to grant the request. If granted, the waiver would apply to the radio consoles identified in the waiver request. DATES: Comments must be received by November 15, 2016. Late-filed comments will be considered to the extent practicable. ADDRESSES: Please submit your comments by one of the following means, identifying your submissions by docket number FTA–2016–0038: 1. Web site: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments on the U.S. Government electronic docket site. 2. Fax: (202) 493–2251. 3. Mail: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Docket Operations, M–30, West Building, Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. 4. Hand Delivery: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Docket Operations, M–30, West Building, Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Instructions: All submissions must make reference to the ‘‘Federal Transit Administration’’ and include docket number FTA–2016–0038. Due to the security procedures in effect since October 2011, mail received through the U.S. Postal Service may be subject to delays. Parties making submissions responsive to this notice should consider using an express mail firm to ensure the prompt filing of any submissions not filed electronically or by hand. Note that all submissions received, including any personal information therein, will be posted without change or alteration to http:// www.regulations.gov. For more information, you may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477), or you may visit http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cecelia Comito, FTA Assistant Chief Counsel, at (202) 366–2217 or Cecelia.comito@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this notice is to provide notice and seek public comment on whether the FTA should grant a Buy America non-availability waiver for the Greater Dayton Regional Transportation Authority (GDRTA) to procure radio consoles, which would be a part of GDRTA’s new communication system (the ‘‘radio consoles’’). On May 24, 2016, GPMTD requested a Buy America waiver for the radio consoles because E:\FR\FM\01NON1.SGM 01NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Transit Administration


Notice of Meeting of the Transit Advisory Committee for Safety 
(TRACS)

AGENCY: Federal Transit Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a public meeting of the Transit Advisory 
Committee for Safety (TRACS). TRACS is a Federal Advisory Committee 
established to provide information, advice, and recommendations to the 
Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal 
Transit Administrator on matters relating to the safety of public 
transportation systems.

DATES: The TRACS meeting will be held on November 29, 2016, from 9 a.m. 
to 5 p.m., and November 30, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Contact 
Adrianne Malasky (see contact information below) by November 15, 2016, 
if you wish to be added to the visitors list to gain access to the 
meeting.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Association of Home 
Builders, 1201 15th Street NW., Washington, DC 20005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Adrianne Malasky, Office of Transit 
Safety and Oversight, Federal Transit Administration, 1200 New Jersey 
Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590-0001 (telephone: 202-366-5496; or 
email: TRACS@dot.gov).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice is provided in accordance with 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 5 U.S.C. App. 2). 
TRACS is composed of 29 members representing the broad base of 
expertise necessary to discharge its responsibilities. The tentative 
agenda for the November 29-30 meeting of TRACS is set forth below:

Agenda

(1) Introductory Remarks
(2) Facility Use/Safety Briefing
(3) Updates from the FTA Office of Transit Safety and Oversight and the 
Office of Research, Demonstration and Innovation
(4) Work Group Presentations and Deliberations on Recommendations to 
FTA
(5) Public Comments
(6) Summary of Deliverables/Concluding Remarks
    Members of the public wishing to attend and/or make an oral 
statement and participants seeking special accommodations at the 
meeting must contact Adrianne Malasky by November 15, 2016.
    Members of the public may submit written comments or suggestions 
concerning the activities of TRACS at any time before or after the 
meeting at TRACS@dot.gov, or to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 
Federal Transit Administration, Office of Transit Safety and Oversight, 
Room E54-425, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. 
Attention: Adrianne Malasky.
    Information from the meeting will be posted on FTA's public Web 
site at https://www.transit.dot.gov/, on the TRACS Meeting Minutes 
page. Written comments submitted to TRACS will also be posted at the 
above web address.

Carolyn Flowers,
Acting Administrator.
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