Public Meeting/Notice of Availability for Proposed Air Tour Management Plan at Golden Gate National Recreation Area; Muir Woods National Monument; San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park; and Point Reyes National Seashore, 57471-57472 [2021-22461]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 197 / Friday, October 15, 2021 / Notices is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically stay the effectiveness of the exemption. Petitions to stay must be filed no later than October 22, 2021 (at least seven days before the exemption becomes effective). All pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 36543, should be filed with the Surface Transportation Board via efiling on the Board’s website. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on City Utilities’ representative, Thomas W. Wilcox, Law Office of Thomas W. Wilcox, LLC, 1629 K Street NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20006. According to City Utilities, this action is categorically excluded from environmental review under 49 CFR 1105.6(c) and from historic preservation reporting requirements under 49 CFR 1105.8(b)(1). Board decisions and notices are available at www.stb.gov. Decided: October 12, 2021. By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2021–22534 Filed 10–14–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Public Meeting/Notice of Availability for Proposed Air Tour Management Plan at Golden Gate National Recreation Area; Muir Woods National Monument; San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park; and Point Reyes National Seashore Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Transportation. ACTION: Public meeting/notice of availability for draft Air Tour Management Plan at the Golden Gate National Recreation Area; Muir Woods National Monument; San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park; and Point Reyes National Seashore. AGENCY: The FAA, in cooperation with the National Park Service (NPS), has initiated development of a combined Air Tour Management Plan (ATMP) for the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Muir Woods National Monument, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, and Point Reyes National Seashore (collectively referred to as the Parks) pursuant to the National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:50 Oct 14, 2021 Jkt 256001 (the Act) and its implementing regulations. The Act requires that in developing an ATMP for a national park or tribal lands, the FAA and the NPS must hold at least one public meeting with interested parties. In addition, the Act requires that the ATMPs be published in the Federal Register for notice and comment and that copies be made available to the public. This notice announces the public availability of the proposed ATMP for comment and the public meeting for the Parks. The purpose of this meeting is to review the proposed ATMP and further ATMP development with the public. In accordance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, the FAA and the NPS are also seeking public comment on the potential of the proposed ATMP to cause adverse effects to historic properties. DATES: Comment Period: Comments must be received on or before 30 days from this notice. Comments will be received on the NPS Planning, Environment and Public Comment System (PEPC) website. The PEPC website for the Parks is: https://parkplanning.nps.gov/ BayAreaATMP. Meeting: The meeting will be held at the following date and time: • Tuesday, October 26, 2021 (4:30– 6:00 p.m. PT). Livestream: https://youtu.be/ vVlOC2ovidA. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held virtually. Members of the public who wish to observe the virtual meeting can access the livestream from the following FAA social media platforms on the day of the event, https://www.facebook.com/ FAA, https://twitter.com/FAANews, and https://www.youtube.com/FAAnews. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any request for reasonable accommodations should be sent to the person listed on the Parks’ PEPC site, or call Keith Lusk at (424) 405–7017. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FAA is issuing this notice pursuant to the National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106–181 (https:// www.govinfo.gov/link/plaw/106/public/ 181?link-type=html)) and its implementing regulations contained in Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 136, Subpart B, National Parks Air Tour Management. The objective of any ATMP must be to provide acceptable and effective measures to mitigate or prevent the significant adverse impacts, if any, of commercial air tour operations upon the natural and cultural resources, visitor experiences, and tribal lands. Further, an ATMP must comply with National Environmental Policy Act PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57471 (NEPA) and its accompanying regulations and the Act designates the FAA as the lead agency for that purpose. The FAA and the NPS are inviting comment from the public, Federal and state agencies, tribes, and other interested parties on the proposed ATMP for the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Muir Woods National Monument, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, and Point Reyes National Seashore. Any Indian tribe whose tribal lands are, or may be, overflown by aircraft involved in a commercial air tour operation over the park or tribal lands to which the ATMP applies, will be invited to participate in the NEPA process as a cooperating agency. The FAA and the NPS have determined that each ATMP constitutes a Federal undertaking subject to compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and its implementing regulations (36 CFR part 800). The FAA and the NPS are consulting with tribes, State and Tribal Historic Preservation Officers, and other interested parties to identify historic properties and assess the potential effects of the ATMP on them. The meeting will be open to the public and livestreamed. Members of the public who wish to observe the virtual meeting can access the livestream from the following FAA social media platforms on the day of the event, https://www.facebook.com/FAA (https://www.facebook.com/FAA), https://twitter.com/FAANews (https:// twitter.com/FAANews), and https:// www.youtube.com/FAAnews (https:// www.youtube.com/FAAnews). The U.S. Department of Transportation is committed to providing equal access to the meetings for all participants. If you need alternative formats or services because of a disability, such as sign language, interpretation, or other ancillary aids, please contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. The FAA and the NPS request that comments be as specific as possible in response to actions that are being proposed under this notice. All written comments become part of the official record. Written comments on the proposed ATMP must be submitted via PEPC or sent to the mailing address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section provided on the Parks’ PEPC site. Comments will not be accepted by fax, email, or any other way than those specified above. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that E:\FR\FM\15OCN1.SGM 15OCN1 57472 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 197 / Friday, October 15, 2021 / Notices your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Documents that describe the Parks’ proposed ATMP project in greater detail are available at the following locations: • FAA Air Tour Management Plan Program website, http://www.faa.gov/ about/office_org/headquarters_offices/ arc/programs/air_tour_management_ plan/. • NPS Planning, Air Tours website, https://home.nps.gov/subjects/sound/ airtours.htm. Issued in El Segundo, CA. On October 8, 2021. Kevin Lusk, Program Manager, Special Programs Office, Western-Pacific Region. [FR Doc. 2021–22461 Filed 10–14–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Transit Administration Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects Federal Transit Administration (FTA), DOT. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). The purpose of this notice is to announce publicly the environmental decisions by FTA on the subject projects and to activate the limitation on any claims that may challenge these final environmental actions. DATES: A claim seeking judicial review of FTA actions announced herein for the listed public transportation projects will be barred unless the claim is filed on or before March 14, 2022. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathryn Loster, Assistant Chief Counsel, Office of Chief Counsel, (312) 353–3869 or Saadat Khan, Environmental Protection Specialist, Office of Environmental Programs, (202) 366– 9647. FTA is located at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that FTA has taken final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l) by issuing certain approvals for the public transportation projects listed SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:50 Oct 14, 2021 Jkt 256001 below. The actions on the projects, as well as the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the documentation issued in connection with the projects to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and in other documents in the FTA environmental project file for the project. Interested parties may contact either the project sponsor or the relevant FTA Regional Office for more information. Contact information for FTA’s Regional Offices may be found at https://www.transit.dot.gov. This notice applies to all FTA decisions on the listed projects as of the issuance date of this notice and all laws under which such actions were taken, including, but not limited to, NEPA [42 U.S.C. 4321–4375], Section 4(f) requirements [23 U.S.C. 138, 49 U.S.C. 303], section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act [54 U.S.C. 306108], Endangered Species Act [16 U.S.C. 1531], Clean Water Act [33 U.S.C. 1251], the Uniform Relocation and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act [42 U.S.C. 4601], and the Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401–7671q]. This notice does not, however, alter or extend the limitation period for challenges of project decisions subject to previous notices published in the Federal Register. The projects and actions that are the subject of this notice follow: 1. Project name and location: Illinois Terminal Expansion Project, Champaign County, Illinois. Project Sponsor: Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD), Urbana, Illinois. Project description: The project involves Illinois Terminal expansion on parcels north of Logan Street, construction of dedicated intercity and rural bus platforms to reduce bus congestion, construction of controlled pedestrian access to bus platforms, and visibility improvements. The project also includes interior renovation and expansion of the Illinois Terminal including waiting areas, passenger amenities and creating green space. Final agency action: Section 106 no adverse effect determination, dated March 24, 2021; Illinois Terminal Expansion Finding of No Significant Impacts (FONSI), dated September 2, 2021. Supporting documentation: Illinois Terminal Expansion Environmental Assessment (EA), dated, May 25, 2021. The EA, FONSI and associated documents can be viewed and downloaded from: https://mtd.org/ inside/projects/illinois-terminalexpansion/. 2. Project name and location: Rush Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project, Ramsey County, Minnesota. Project Sponsor: Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority, Saint Paul, PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Minnesota. Project description: The Rush Line BRT Project is a 15-mile BRT route connecting Saint Paul, Maplewood, White Bear Township, Vadnais Heights, Gem Lake and White Bear Lake. The BRT route will operate in both a dedicated guideway and mixed traffic along Robert Street, Jackson Street, Phalen Boulevard, Ramsey County rail right-of-way and Highway 6. The project involves construction of 21 stations consisting of: Station platforms; shelters; ticket machines for off-board fare purchase; real-time bus schedule information; bicycle parking; on-demand heat; trash and recycling bins; emergency telephones; security cameras; energyefficient LED station lighting; and information about the station, route, transit system and neighborhood. The project would also serve one existing park-and-ride at the Maplewood Mall Transit Center, and include construction of two park-and-rides facilities at Highway 36 and County Road E. Final agency actions: Section 4(f) individual use and de minimis impact determination; Section 106 Memorandum of Agreement, dated October 1, 2021; and Rush Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project Finding of No Significant Impacts (FONSI), dated October 05, 2021. Supporting documentation: Rush Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project Environmental Assessment (EA), dated, May 11, 2021. The EA, FONSI and associated documents can be viewed and downloaded from: https:// www.ramseycounty.us/residents/roadstransportation/transit-corridors-studies/ rush-line-brt-project/environmentalprocess. 3. Project name and location: Penn Station Access Project, New York City and New Rochelle, New York. Project Sponsor: Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), New York, New York. Project description: The project will provide new rail service from New Haven, Connecticut to Penn Station New York (PSNY) in Manhattan by utilizing Amtrak’s Hell Gate Line (HGL) on the Northeast Corridor (NEC), through the eastern Bronx and western Queens. The project will make infrastructure improvements on the HGL beginning in southeastern Westchester County and extending to Harold Interlocking in Queens, joining the MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Main Line. The project also involves construction of four new Metro-North stations in the eastern Bronx at Hunts Point, Parkchester-Van Nest, Morris Park, and Co-op City. Final agency action: Section 4(f) de minimis impact determination; Section 106 E:\FR\FM\15OCN1.SGM 15OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 197 (Friday, October 15, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 57471-57472]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-22461]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Public Meeting/Notice of Availability for Proposed Air Tour 
Management Plan at Golden Gate National Recreation Area; Muir Woods 
National Monument; San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park; and 
Point Reyes National Seashore

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Transportation.

ACTION: Public meeting/notice of availability for draft Air Tour 
Management Plan at the Golden Gate National Recreation Area; Muir Woods 
National Monument; San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park; and 
Point Reyes National Seashore.

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SUMMARY: The FAA, in cooperation with the National Park Service (NPS), 
has initiated development of a combined Air Tour Management Plan (ATMP) 
for the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Muir Woods National 
Monument, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, and Point 
Reyes National Seashore (collectively referred to as the Parks) 
pursuant to the National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000 (the 
Act) and its implementing regulations. The Act requires that in 
developing an ATMP for a national park or tribal lands, the FAA and the 
NPS must hold at least one public meeting with interested parties. In 
addition, the Act requires that the ATMPs be published in the Federal 
Register for notice and comment and that copies be made available to 
the public. This notice announces the public availability of the 
proposed ATMP for comment and the public meeting for the Parks. The 
purpose of this meeting is to review the proposed ATMP and further ATMP 
development with the public.
    In accordance with Section 106 of the National Historic 
Preservation Act, the FAA and the NPS are also seeking public comment 
on the potential of the proposed ATMP to cause adverse effects to 
historic properties.

DATES: 
    Comment Period: Comments must be received on or before 30 days from 
this notice. Comments will be received on the NPS Planning, Environment 
and Public Comment System (PEPC) website. The PEPC website for the 
Parks is: https://parkplanning.nps.gov/BayAreaATMP.
    Meeting: The meeting will be held at the following date and time:
     Tuesday, October 26, 2021 (4:30-6:00 p.m. PT).
    Livestream: https://youtu.be/vVlOC2ovidA.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held virtually. Members of the public 
who wish to observe the virtual meeting can access the livestream from 
the following FAA social media platforms on the day of the event, 
https://www.facebook.com/FAA, https://twitter.com/FAANews, and https://www.youtube.com/FAAnews.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any request for reasonable 
accommodations should be sent to the person listed on the Parks' PEPC 
site, or call Keith Lusk at (424) 405-7017.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FAA is issuing this notice pursuant to 
the National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106-181 
(https://www.govinfo.gov/link/plaw/106/public/181?link-type=html)) and 
its implementing regulations contained in Title 14, Code of Federal 
Regulations, Part 136, Subpart B, National Parks Air Tour Management. 
The objective of any ATMP must be to provide acceptable and effective 
measures to mitigate or prevent the significant adverse impacts, if 
any, of commercial air tour operations upon the natural and cultural 
resources, visitor experiences, and tribal lands. Further, an ATMP must 
comply with National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and its 
accompanying regulations and the Act designates the FAA as the lead 
agency for that purpose. The FAA and the NPS are inviting comment from 
the public, Federal and state agencies, tribes, and other interested 
parties on the proposed ATMP for the Golden Gate National Recreation 
Area, Muir Woods National Monument, San Francisco Maritime National 
Historical Park, and Point Reyes National Seashore. Any Indian tribe 
whose tribal lands are, or may be, overflown by aircraft involved in a 
commercial air tour operation over the park or tribal lands to which 
the ATMP applies, will be invited to participate in the NEPA process as 
a cooperating agency.
    The FAA and the NPS have determined that each ATMP constitutes a 
Federal undertaking subject to compliance with Section 106 of the 
National Historic Preservation Act and its implementing regulations (36 
CFR part 800). The FAA and the NPS are consulting with tribes, State 
and Tribal Historic Preservation Officers, and other interested parties 
to identify historic properties and assess the potential effects of the 
ATMP on them.
    The meeting will be open to the public and livestreamed. Members of 
the public who wish to observe the virtual meeting can access the 
livestream from the following FAA social media platforms on the day of 
the event, https://www.facebook.com/FAA (https://www.facebook.com/FAA), 
https://twitter.com/FAANews (https://twitter.com/FAANews), and https://www.youtube.com/FAAnews (https://www.youtube.com/FAAnews). The U.S. 
Department of Transportation is committed to providing equal access to 
the meetings for all participants. If you need alternative formats or 
services because of a disability, such as sign language, 
interpretation, or other ancillary aids, please contact the person 
listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section.
    The FAA and the NPS request that comments be as specific as 
possible in response to actions that are being proposed under this 
notice. All written comments become part of the official record. 
Written comments on the proposed ATMP must be submitted via PEPC or 
sent to the mailing address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT section provided on the Parks' PEPC site. Comments will not be 
accepted by fax, email, or any other way than those specified above. 
Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other 
personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware 
that

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your entire comment--including your personal identifying information--
may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in 
your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from 
public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.
    Documents that describe the Parks' proposed ATMP project in greater 
detail are available at the following locations:
     FAA Air Tour Management Plan Program website, http://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/arc/programs/air_tour_management_plan/.
     NPS Planning, Air Tours website, https://home.nps.gov/subjects/sound/airtours.htm.

    Issued in El Segundo, CA. On October 8, 2021.
Kevin Lusk,
Program Manager, Special Programs Office, Western-Pacific Region.
[FR Doc. 2021-22461 Filed 10-14-21; 8:45 am]
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