Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection, 18119-18120 [2018-08651]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 80 / Wednesday, April 25, 2018 / Notices Transportation (DOT), 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W12–140, West Building Ground Floor, Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery or Courier: Take comments to Docket Operations in Room W12–140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. • Fax: Fax comments to Docket Operations at 202–493–2251. Privacy: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to http://www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL–14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at http://www.dot.gov/ privacy. Docket: Background documents or comments received may be read at http://www.regulations.gov at any time. Follow the online instructions for accessing the docket or go to the Docket Operations in Room W12–140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brent Hart (202) 267–4034, Office of Rulemaking, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591. This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85. Issued in Washington, DC, on April 5, 2018. Lirio Liu, Executive Director, Office of Rulemaking. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Petition for Exemption Docket No.: FAA–2017–0789. Petitioner: Croman Corporation. Section(s) of 14 CFR Affected: 43.3(i). Description of Relief Sought: Croman Corporation is seeking relief to allow pilots employed by Croman Corporation to remove and install the cabin/cockpit doors on Croman Corporation’s Bell 206B helicopters. [FR Doc. 2018–08667 Filed 4–24–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:12 Apr 24, 2018 Jkt 244001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration [Summary Notice No. 2018–36] Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public’s awareness of, and participation in, the FAA’s exemption process. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition. SUMMARY: Comments on this petition must identify the petition docket number and must be received on or before May 15, 2018. ADDRESSES: Send comments identified by docket number FAA–2016–9358 using any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and follow the online instructions for sending your comments electronically. • Mail: Send comments to Docket Operations, M–30; U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W12–140, West Building Ground Floor, Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery or Courier: Take comments to Docket Operations in Room W12–140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590– 0001, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. • Fax: Fax comments to Docket Operations at (202) 493–2251. Privacy: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to http://www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL–14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at http://www.dot.gov/ privacy. Docket: Background documents or comments received may be read at http://www.regulations.gov at any time. Follow the online instructions for DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00127 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18119 accessing the docket or go to the Docket Operations in Room W12–140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Robeson, (202) 267–4712, Office of Rulemaking, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20591. This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85. Issued in Washington, DC, on April 18, 2018. Dale Bouffiou, Deputy Executive Director, Office of Rulemaking. Petition for Exemption Docket No.: FAA–2016–9358. Petitioner: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MN DNR). Section(s) of 14 CFR Affected: §§ 43.3(g), 43.5(a), 43.7(f), 91.407(a). Description of Relief Sought: The proposed exemption, if granted, would allow trained pilots to remove cabin and fuselage doors without the aid of an airframe and/or poweplant mechanic. MN DNR is requesting an exemption as an organization from the above rules during wildfire suppression activities on behalf of the companies that it contracts with for said services. [FR Doc. 2018–08666 Filed 4–24–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration [Docket No. FHWA–2018–0028] Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that FHWA will submit the collection of information described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on January 23, 2018. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25APN1.SGM 25APN1 18120 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 80 / Wednesday, April 25, 2018 / Notices Please submit comments by May 25, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket ID 2018–0028 by any of the following methods: Website: 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: Mr. Peter Clark, 703–404–6306, Realty Specialist, FHWA–HEPR–10, Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Ave., Washington DC. Office hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: ‘‘Right-of-Way Cost Estimation Processes; State of the Practice’’. Government agencies that acquire real property for a Federal-aid highway program typically consider the cost of many alternatives for a potential project. As a part of this consideration, estimates of the cost of right-of-way needed for potential highway alignments must be determined and documented. Agencies may use several different methods to determine the estimate and document these costs. The methods range from a process using only paper and pencil, all the way to a process utilizing Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping and electronic data capture methods. The electronic methods presumably include an electronic calculation method which tabulates and calculates total costs, area to be acquired, and the numbers of relocations of residential and business property owners and tenants. Utilizing the paper-based method necessarily requires manual collection, organization and calculation which are likely expensive and inefficient, both in terms of dedicated staff time and dollars spent. Respondents: Each State DOT will be asked to respond, as well as a limited number (5–10) of local government agencies that have large and complex transportation programs. Each invited sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:12 Apr 24, 2018 Jkt 244001 agency will be asked to respond to a one-time survey containing questions about the agency’s ROW cost estimation process and management. Frequency: There will be one survey only. Estimated Average Burden per Response: Approximately 8–16 personhours to fully and accurately respond to the survey, depending on the size and complexity of an individual agency’s transportation program. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: Approximately 900 hours. (This is the estimated total burden, for approximately 60 State and local government transportation agencies to respond to a single survey.) 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: April 19, 2018. Michael Howell, FHWA Information Collection Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–08651 Filed 4–24–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Transit Administration FY 2018 Competitive Funding Opportunity: Low or No Emission Grant Program Federal Transit Administration (FTA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of funding opportunity (NOFO). AGENCY: The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the opportunity to apply for $84,450,000 in competitive grants under the fiscal year (FY) 2018 Low or No Emission Grant Program (Low-No Program; Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number: 20.526). In addition to $55 million authorized by federal transit law, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 authorizes an additional SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00128 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 $29,450,000 for the Low-No Program for FY 2018. As required by Federal transit law, funds will be awarded competitively for the purchase or lease of low or no emission vehicles that use advanced technologies for transit revenue operations, including related equipment or facilities. Projects may include costs incidental to the acquisition of buses or to the construction of facilities, such as the costs of related workforce development and training activities, and project administration expenses. FTA may award additional funding that is made available to the program prior to the announcement of project selections. DATES: Complete proposals must be submitted electronically through the GRANTS.GOV ‘‘APPLY’’ function by 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on June 18, 2018. Prospective applicants should initiate the process by registering on the GRANTS.GOV website promptly to ensure completion of the application process before the submission deadline. Instructions for applying can be found on FTA’s website at http:// transit.dot.gov/howtoapply and in the ‘‘FIND’’ module of GRANTS.GOV. The funding opportunity ID is FTA–2018– 003-LowNo. Mail and fax submissions will not be accepted. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tara Clark, FTA Office of Program Management, 202–366–2623, or tara.clark@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents A. Program Description B. Federal Award Information C. Eligibility D. Application and Submission Information E. Application Review F. Federal Award Administration G. Federal Awarding Agency Contacts H. Technical Assistance and Other Program Information A. Program Description Section 5339(c) of Title 49, United States Code, as amended by the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, (Pub. L. 114–94, Dec. 4, 2015), authorizes FTA to award grants for low or no emission buses through a competitive process, as described in this notice. The Low or No Emission Bus Program (Low-No Program) provides funding to State and local governmental authorities for the purchase or lease of zero-emission and low-emission transit buses, including acquisition, construction, and leasing of required supporting facilities such as recharging, refueling, and maintenance facilities. FTA recognizes that a significant transformation is occurring in the transit E:\FR\FM\25APN1.SGM 25APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 80 (Wednesday, April 25, 2018)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-08651]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration

[Docket No. FHWA-2018-0028]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments 
for the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 
this notice announces that FHWA will submit the collection of 
information described below to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review and comment. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day 
comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of 
information was published on January 23, 2018. The PRA submission 
describes the nature of the information collection and its expected 
cost and burden.

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DATES: Please submit comments by May 25, 2018.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket ID 2018-
0028 by any of the following methods:
    Website: 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: Mr. Peter Clark, 703-404-6306, Realty 
Specialist, FHWA-HEPR-10, Federal Highway Administration, Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Ave., Washington DC. Office hours are 
from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal 
holidays.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: ``Right-of-Way Cost Estimation Processes; State of the 
Practice''.
    Government agencies that acquire real property for a Federal-aid 
highway program typically consider the cost of many alternatives for a 
potential project. As a part of this consideration, estimates of the 
cost of right-of-way needed for potential highway alignments must be 
determined and documented. Agencies may use several different methods 
to determine the estimate and document these costs. The methods range 
from a process using only paper and pencil, all the way to a process 
utilizing Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping and electronic 
data capture methods. The electronic methods presumably include an 
electronic calculation method which tabulates and calculates total 
costs, area to be acquired, and the numbers of relocations of 
residential and business property owners and tenants. Utilizing the 
paper-based method necessarily requires manual collection, organization 
and calculation which are likely expensive and inefficient, both in 
terms of dedicated staff time and dollars spent.
    Respondents: Each State DOT will be asked to respond, as well as a 
limited number (5-10) of local government agencies that have large and 
complex transportation programs. Each invited agency will be asked to 
respond to a one-time survey containing questions about the agency's 
ROW cost estimation process and management.
    Frequency: There will be one survey only.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: Approximately 8-16 person-
hours to fully and accurately respond to the survey, depending on the 
size and complexity of an individual agency's transportation program.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: Approximately 900 hours. (This 
is the estimated total burden, for approximately 60 State and local 
government transportation agencies to respond to a single survey.)
    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: April 19, 2018.
Michael Howell,
FHWA Information Collection Officer.
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