Petition for Waiver of Compliance, 61660 [2017-28039]

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In its petition, HART seeks to extend the terms and conditions of its Shared Use waiver, originally granted by FRA’s Railroad Safety Board (Board) on October 18, 2002, and extended in 2006, 2011, and 2013. This Shared Use waiver is for the continued operation of the TECO Line Streetcar System at a ‘‘limited connection’’ (across the 14th Street automatic interlocking at-grade VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Dec 27, 2017 Jkt 244001 rail-rail crossing) with a railroad operated by CSX in Tampa, Florida. Trains belonging to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) also cross at this location. In its petition, HART sites that there have been no deficiencies with its operation since the last approval in 2013 and that HART, CSX, and Amtrak have continually interfaced with FRA Regional staff to monitor the safety at that location. Although no relief from any specific regulations is sought, FRA has closely monitored this crossing to ensure that the HART streetcar personnel such as operators and dispatchers regularly communicate with CSX and Amtrak in order to ensure safety at this location. FRA’s regular audits at this location focus on operating practices contained in 49 CFR part 217, Railroad Operating Rules, in order to ensure that CSX, Amtrak, and streetcar crews are trained properly at this location and understand what to do if signals malfunction or other issues arise. 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: • Website: http:// www.regulations.gov. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Railroad Administration

[Docket Number FRA-2002-13398]


Petition for Waiver of Compliance

    Under part 211 of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), this 
document provides the public notice that on November 8, 2017, the 
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) petitioned the 
Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for an extension of its existing 
Shared Use waiver of compliance addressing its limited connection with 
CSX Transportation (CSX). The petition was assigned docket number FRA-
2002-13398.
    In its petition, HART seeks to extend the terms and conditions of 
its Shared Use waiver, originally granted by FRA's Railroad Safety 
Board (Board) on October 18, 2002, and extended in 2006, 2011, and 
2013. This Shared Use waiver is for the continued operation of the TECO 
Line Streetcar System at a ``limited connection'' (across the 14th 
Street automatic interlocking at-grade rail-rail crossing) with a 
railroad operated by CSX in Tampa, Florida. Trains belonging to the 
National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) also cross at this 
location. In its petition, HART sites that there have been no 
deficiencies with its operation since the last approval in 2013 and 
that HART, CSX, and Amtrak have continually interfaced with FRA 
Regional staff to monitor the safety at that location.
    Although no relief from any specific regulations is sought, FRA has 
closely monitored this crossing to ensure that the HART streetcar 
personnel such as operators and dispatchers regularly communicate with 
CSX and Amtrak in order to ensure safety at this location. FRA's 
regular audits at this location focus on operating practices contained 
in 49 CFR part 217, Railroad Operating Rules, in order to ensure that 
CSX, Amtrak, and streetcar crews are trained properly at this location 
and understand what to do if signals malfunction or other issues arise.
    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:
     Website: 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 February 12, 2018 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 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 https://www.transportation.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. 2017-28039 Filed 12-27-17; 8:45 am]
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