Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for Periodic Information Collection, 73125-73126 [2020-25169]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 221 / Monday, November 16, 2020 / Notices will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. OMB Control Number: 2120–0701. Title: Advanced Qualification Program (AQP) Subpart Y to 14 CFR 121. Form Numbers: N/A. Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection. Background: Under Special Federal Aviation Regulation No. 58, Advanced Qualification Program (AQP), the FAA provides certificated air carriers, as well as training centers they employ, with a regulatory alternative for training, checking, qualifying, and certifying aircrew personnel subject to the requirements of 14 CFR parts 121 and 135. Data collection and analysis processes ensure that the certificate holder provides performance information on its crewmembers, flight instructors, and evaluators that will enable them and the FAA to determine whether the form and content of training and evaluation activities are satisfactorily accomplishing the overall objectives of the curriculum. Respondents: 25 Respondents with approved Advanced Qualification Programs. Frequency: Monthly. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 7 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 2,100 hours. Issued in Washington, DC, on November 9, 2020. Sandra L. Ray, Aviation Safety Inspector, FAA, Policy Integration Branch, AFS–270. [FR Doc. 2020–25165 Filed 11–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration [Docket No. FHWA–2125–0026] Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for Periodic Information Collection Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT). ACTION: Notice of request for approval of a new information collection and request for comments. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 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 (periodic) information collection. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:13 Nov 13, 2020 Jkt 253001 public comment period on this information collection on September 8, 2020. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Please submit comments by December 16, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments within 30 days identified by DOT Docket ID Number (FHWA–2125–0026) 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: https:// 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. 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: Kenneth Petty, Kenneth.Petty@dot.gov, 202–366–6654, Office of Planning, Environment, and Realty, Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Assessment of Transportation Planning, Performance and Asset Management Agency Needs, Capabilities, and Capacity. Background: FHWA will collect information on the current state of the practice, data, methods, and systems used by state, metropolitan, regional, local, and tribal transportation planning entities to support their required planning, performance and asset management processes in accordance with Title 23 United States Code 134, 135, 150, and 119. This includes, but is not limited to, information to support transportation research, capacity building, data collection, planning, travel modeling, and performance and asset management. This also includes information about how data is shared between planning agencies and how it is processed and used in the planning and programming context. Questionnaires will be sent to State DOT headquarters and districts, Metropolitan Planning, Organizations, Regional Planning Organizations, and PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73125 Tribal Governments. FHWA anticipates that one representative from each agency will take approximately 30 minutes to complete up to 4 questionnaires each year. The questionnaires will be administered via the internet and invitations to participate in the questionnaire will be distributed via email. This information, once compiled, will allow the FHWA to better understand the existing capabilities that agencies across the country have in support of the planning, performance and asset management processes and the readiness they possess to handle new and ongoing challenges. As a result of the collected information, FHWA will focus its efforts and resources on providing targeted and meaningful support for planning, performance and asset management implementation nationwide. Additionally, FHWA will ensure that excellent planning, performance and asset managementpractices are identified will be shared broadly across the country. Respondents: Respondents are representatives of State DOT headquarters and districts, Metropolitan Planning, Organizations, Regional Planning Organizations, and Tribal Governments. Respondents: 950 respondents annually. Frequency: 4 per year for 3 years. Estimated Average Burden per Response: Approximately 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: Up to 1,900 hours annually. Public Comments Invited You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the USDOT’s performance, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the data acquisition methods; (3) the accuracy of the USDOT’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (4) the types of data being acquired; (5) ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (6) ways that the burden could be minimized 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. E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1 73126 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 221 / Monday, November 16, 2020 / Notices Issued on: November 9, 2020. Michael Howell, Information Collection Officer, Federal Highway Administration. [FR Doc. 2020–25169 Filed 11–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2020–0086] jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 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 3, 2020, St. Marys Railroad, LLC (SM) petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for a waiver of compliance from certain provisions of the Federal railroad safety regulations contained at 49 CFR part 215. FRA assigned the petition Docket Number FRA–2020–0086. Specifically, SM requested relief from 49 CFR 215.203, Restricted cars, and 49 CFR 215.303, Stenciling of restricted cars, concerning 3 flatcars (SM 1001, 1002, and 1003) and 2 cabooses (SM 0616 and SM X395), all over 50 years of age and converted to excursion service. SM operates over 9 miles of track between St Marys and Kingsland, Georgia, under other-than-main-track rules and not exceeding 25 miles per hour. The cars will not be utilized in interchange service, and SM wishes to maintain the cars’ historic appearance for preservation purposes. A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications concerning the petition, is available for review online at www.regulations.gov. 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: https:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:13 Nov 13, 2020 Jkt 253001 • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE, W12– 140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Communications received by December 31, 2020 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. Issued in Washington, DC. John Karl Alexy, Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–25217 Filed 11–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2020–0153] Request for Comments of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Training Provider Certification Maritime Administration, DOT. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below is being forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comments. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following information collection was published on August 27, 2020. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 16, 2020. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00110 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cameron Naron, 202–366–1883, Office of Maritime Security, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC, 20590. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Training Provider Certification. OMB Control Number: 2133–0547. Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection. Background: Section 3508 of the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act (CVSSA) of 2010, Public Law 111–207 (as codified at 46 U.S.C. 3507–3508) provides the Maritime Administrator with discretionary authority to certify CVSSA training providers that comply with training standards developed by the USCG, FBI and the Maritime Administration (MARAD). The certification process necessarily requires applicants to provide supporting information to evidence their compliance with the CVSSA Model Course training standards. Respondents: Cruise line companies and maritime industry training providers. Affected Public: Passengers and crew onboard cruise lines. Total Estimated Number of Responses: 10. Frequency of Collection: Annually. Estimated time per Respondent: 40 hours. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 400. Public Comments Invited: Comments are invited on: whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. ADDRESSES: Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.93 * * *. E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 221 (Monday, November 16, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration

[Docket No. FHWA-2125-0026]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments 
for Periodic Information Collection

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), U.S. Department of 
Transportation (USDOT).

ACTION: Notice of request for approval of a new information collection 
and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: 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 (periodic) information collection. We published a 
Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this 
information collection on September 8, 2020. We are required to publish 
this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995.

DATES: Please submit comments by December 16, 2020.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments within 30 days identified by DOT 
Docket ID Number (FHWA-2125-0026) 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: https://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.
    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: Kenneth Petty, [email protected], 
202-366-6654, Office of Planning, Environment, and Realty, Federal 
Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey 
Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 7:45 a.m. to 
4:15 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Assessment of Transportation Planning, Performance and Asset 
Management Agency Needs, Capabilities, and Capacity.
    Background: FHWA will collect information on the current state of 
the practice, data, methods, and systems used by state, metropolitan, 
regional, local, and tribal transportation planning entities to support 
their required planning, performance and asset management processes in 
accordance with Title 23 United States Code 134, 135, 150, and 119. 
This includes, but is not limited to, information to support 
transportation research, capacity building, data collection, planning, 
travel modeling, and performance and asset management. This also 
includes information about how data is shared between planning agencies 
and how it is processed and used in the planning and programming 
context. Questionnaires will be sent to State DOT headquarters and 
districts, Metropolitan Planning, Organizations, Regional Planning 
Organizations, and Tribal Governments. FHWA anticipates that one 
representative from each agency will take approximately 30 minutes to 
complete up to 4 questionnaires each year. The questionnaires will be 
administered via the internet and invitations to participate in the 
questionnaire will be distributed via email.
    This information, once compiled, will allow the FHWA to better 
understand the existing capabilities that agencies across the country 
have in support of the planning, performance and asset management 
processes and the readiness they possess to handle new and ongoing 
challenges. As a result of the collected information, FHWA will focus 
its efforts and resources on providing targeted and meaningful support 
for planning, performance and asset management implementation 
nationwide. Additionally, FHWA will ensure that excellent planning, 
performance and asset managementpractices are identified will be shared 
broadly across the country.
    Respondents: Respondents are representatives of State DOT 
headquarters and districts, Metropolitan Planning, Organizations, 
Regional Planning Organizations, and Tribal Governments.
    Respondents: 950 respondents annually.
    Frequency: 4 per year for 3 years.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: Approximately 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: Up to 1,900 hours annually.

Public Comments Invited

    You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information 
collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the USDOT's performance, including whether 
the information will have practical utility; (2) the data acquisition 
methods; (3) the accuracy of the USDOT's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed information collection; (4) the types of data being acquired; 
(5) ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the 
collected information; and (6) ways that the burden could be minimized 
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.


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    Issued on: November 9, 2020.
Michael Howell,
Information Collection Officer, Federal Highway Administration.
[FR Doc. 2020-25169 Filed 11-13-20; 8:45 am]
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