Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System, 30942 [2017-13975]

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If the exemption is still effective at the end of the 2-year period, the person may apply to FMCSA for a renewal under procedures in effect at that time. Issued on: June 22, 2017. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy. [FR Doc. 2017–13929 Filed 6–30–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2017–0056] sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System Under part 235 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and 49 U.S.C. 20502(a), this document provides the public notice that on May 23, 2017, 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–2017–0056. Applicant: CSX Transportation, Mr. Harry C. Rhoades, Director PMO C&S, 500 Water Street, Speed Code J—350, Jacksonville, FL 32202. CSX seeks to modify the signal system between milepost (MP) QHE–0.00 to MP QHE–2.70, and MP QHX–0.00 to MP QHX–1.20, and MP QHW–0.00 to MP QHW–1.20, on the Baltimore Division, Philadelphia Subdivision, Philadelphia, PA. CSX proposes to discontinue cab signals; install electronic track circuits, frame communication circuits, Positive Train Control (PTC) compatible VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:53 Jun 30, 2017 Jkt 241001 microprocessor based vital logic controllers, and replace wayside signals. The reason CSX gives for the proposed modification is that it will be done in conjunction with other modifications to the signal system to prepare for PTC implementation. 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 parties desire an opportunity for oral comment and a public hearing, 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 August 17, 2017 will be considered by FRA before final action is taken. Comments received after that date will be considered if practicable. Anyone can 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 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 PO 00000 Frm 00127 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 be reviewed at https:// www.transportation.gov/privacy. See also https://www.regulations.gov/ privacyNotice for the privacy notice of regulations.gov. Issued in Washington, DC. Robert C. Lauby, Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety Chief Safety Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–13975 Filed 6–30–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Intelligent Transportation Systems Program Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting ITS Joint Program Office, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology, U.S. Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Program Advisory Committee (ITS PAC) will hold a meeting on July 18 & 19, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (EDT) in the Doubletree Crystal City Hotel, 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202. The ITS PAC, established under Section 5305 of Public Law 109–59, Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users, August 10, 2005, and reestablished under Section 6007 of Public Law 114–94, Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, December 4, 2015, was created to advise the Secretary of Transportation on all matters relating to the study, development, and implementation of intelligent transportation systems. Through its sponsor, the ITS Joint Program Office (JPO), the ITS PAC makes recommendations to the Secretary regarding ITS Program needs, objectives, plans, approaches, content, and progress. The following is a summary of the meeting tentative agenda: (1) Welcome, (2) Subcommittee Breakout Sessions and Updates to Committee, (3) Connected Vehicle Discussion, (4) Discussion of Potential Advice Memorandum Topics, (5) Summary and Adjourn. The meeting will be open to the public, but limited space will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of the public who wish to present oral statements at the meeting must submit a request to ITSPAC@ dot.gov, not later than July 7, 2017. Questions about the agenda or written comments may be submitted by U.S. Mail to: U.S. Department of E:\FR\FM\03JYN1.SGM 03JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Railroad Administration

[Docket Number FRA-2017-0056]


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

    Under part 235 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 
and 49 U.S.C. 20502(a), this document provides the public notice that 
on May 23, 2017, 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-2017-0056.
    Applicant: CSX Transportation, Mr. Harry C. Rhoades, Director PMO 
C&S, 500 Water Street, Speed Code J--350, Jacksonville, FL 32202.
    CSX seeks to modify the signal system between milepost (MP) QHE-
0.00 to MP QHE-2.70, and MP QHX-0.00 to MP QHX-1.20, and MP QHW-0.00 to 
MP QHW-1.20, on the Baltimore Division, Philadelphia Subdivision, 
Philadelphia, PA.
    CSX proposes to discontinue cab signals; install electronic track 
circuits, frame communication circuits, Positive Train Control (PTC) 
compatible microprocessor based vital logic controllers, and replace 
wayside signals.
    The reason CSX gives for the proposed modification is that it will 
be done in conjunction with other modifications to the signal system to 
prepare for PTC implementation.
    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 parties 
desire an opportunity for oral comment and a public hearing, 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 August 17, 2017 will be considered by 
FRA before final action is taken. Comments received after that date 
will be considered if practicable.
    Anyone can 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 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 https://www.transportation.gov/privacy. See also https://www.regulations.gov/privacyNotice for the 
privacy notice of regulations.gov.

    Issued in Washington, DC.
Robert C. Lauby,
Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety Chief Safety Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-13975 Filed 6-30-17; 8:45 am]
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