Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection, 22717 [2017-09900]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 94 / Wednesday, May 17, 2017 / Notices Issued On: May 11, 2017. Michael Howell, Information Collection Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–09901 Filed 5–16–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration [Docket No. FHWA–2017–0012] Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) approval for a new information collection, which is summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Please submit comments by July 17, 2017 ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket ID Number FHWA–2017–0012 by any of the following methods: Web site: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Fax: 1–202–493–2251. Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001. Hand Delivery or Courier: U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Esther Strawder, 202–366–6836, Office of Safety, Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from: 8:30a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Roadway Safety Data Capability Assessment. nlaroche on DSK30NT082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:18 May 16, 2017 Jkt 241001 Background: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is initiating a large-scale effort to expand its relationships with the States to develop a better understanding of their data capabilities and conditions of data collection. The effort, known as the Roadway Safety Data Capabilities Assessment, will be conducted in 50 States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. The two major objectives are to (1) create a mechanism by which a national and State-specific gap analyses could be conducted to identify opportunities to improve capabilities and (2) provide tools and assistance to assist States in overcoming those gaps. The results will provide a detailed understanding (for FHWA and the States themselves) of the needs for complete, accurate roadway, crash, and traffic volume data for use in safety analysis. The assessment will yield both a quantitative understanding of each State’s capability (using a capability maturity model) and State-specific action plans in the key areas of: • Roadway inventory data collection and technical standards • Data analysis tools and uses • Data management and governance • Data integration and expandability • Performance management The results will also be useful for States and FHWA in their efforts to develop programs and make improvements in roadway safety management. Respondents: 50 State DOT participants the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Frequency: Once every 5 years. Estimated Average Burden per Response: Approximately 36 hours per participant over a year. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: Approximately 1,728 hours. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection is necessary for the FHWA’s performance; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burdens; (3) ways for the FHWA to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized, including the use of electronic technology, without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48. PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22717 Issued On: May 11, 2017. Michael Howell, Information Collection Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–09900 Filed 5–16–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration [Docket No. FHWA–2017–0010] Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The FHWA has forwarded the information collection request described in this notice to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval of a new information collection. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on March 28, 2017. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Please submit comments by June 16, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may send comments within 30 days to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention DOT Desk Officer. You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection is necessary for the FHWA’s performance; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways for the FHWA to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized, including the use of electronic technology, without reducing the quality of the collected information. All comments should include the Docket number FHWA–2017–0010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Scurry, 609–637–4207, Office of Safety, Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, 840 Bear Tavern Road, Suite 202, West Trenton, NJ, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Highway Safety Improvement Program. Background: The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17MYN1.SGM 17MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration

[Docket No. FHWA-2017-0012]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments 
for a New Information Collection

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to 
request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval for a new 
information collection, which is summarized below under Supplementary 
Information. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal 
Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Please submit comments by July 17, 2017

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket ID Number 
FHWA-2017-0012 by any of the following methods:
    Web site: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov.
    Follow the online instructions for submitting comments.
    Fax: 1-202-493-2251.
    Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590-0001.
    Hand Delivery or Courier: U.S. Department of Transportation, West 
Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., 
Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through 
Friday, except Federal holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Esther Strawder, 202-366-6836, Office 
of Safety, Federal Highway Administration, Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. 
Office hours are from: 8:30a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal holidays.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Roadway Safety Data Capability Assessment.
    Background: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is initiating a 
large-scale effort to expand its relationships with the States to 
develop a better understanding of their data capabilities and 
conditions of data collection. The effort, known as the Roadway Safety 
Data Capabilities Assessment, will be conducted in 50 States, the 
District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. The two major objectives are to 
(1) create a mechanism by which a national and State-specific gap 
analyses could be conducted to identify opportunities to improve 
capabilities and (2) provide tools and assistance to assist States in 
overcoming those gaps. The results will provide a detailed 
understanding (for FHWA and the States themselves) of the needs for 
complete, accurate roadway, crash, and traffic volume data for use in 
safety analysis. The assessment will yield both a quantitative 
understanding of each State's capability (using a capability maturity 
model) and State-specific action plans in the key areas of:

 Roadway inventory data collection and technical standards
 Data analysis tools and uses
 Data management and governance
 Data integration and expandability
 Performance management

    The results will also be useful for States and FHWA in their 
efforts to develop programs and make improvements in roadway safety 
management.
    Respondents: 50 State DOT participants the District of Columbia and 
Puerto Rico.
    Frequency: Once every 5 years.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: Approximately 36 hours per 
participant over a year.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: Approximately 1,728 hours.
    Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of 
this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed 
collection is necessary for the FHWA's performance; (2) the accuracy of 
the estimated burdens; (3) ways for the FHWA to enhance the quality, 
usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that 
the burden could be minimized, including the use of electronic 
technology, without reducing the quality of the collected information. 
The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request 
for OMB's clearance of this information collection.

    Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. 
Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48.

    Issued On: May 11, 2017.
 Michael Howell,
Information Collection Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-09900 Filed 5-16-17; 8:45 am]
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