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Tesla, Inc., Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2021-01088
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-19
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) has determined that certain Model Year (MY) 2012-2020 Tesla motor vehicles do not fully comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 101, Controls and Displays. Tesla filed a noncompliance report dated September 24, 2020. Tesla subsequently petitioned NHTSA on September 25, 2020, and later provided supplemental information on October 23, 2020, for a decision that the subject noncompliance is inconsequential as it relates to motor vehicle safety. This notice announces receipt of Tesla's petition.
Pipeline Safety: Request for Special Permit; Tennessee Gas Pipeline, L.L.C.
Document Number: 2021-01025
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-19
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
PHMSA is publishing this notice to solicit public comments on a request for special permit received from the Tennessee Gas Pipeline, L.L.C. (TGP). The special permit request is seeking relief from compliance with certain requirements in the Federal pipeline safety regulations. At the conclusion of the 30-day comment period, PHMSA will review the comments received from this notice as part of its evaluation to grant or deny the special permit request.
Extension of the Comment Deadline Date; Request for Information for the Inclusive Design Reference Hub
Document Number: 2021-00994
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-19
Agency: Department of Transportation
On December 21, 2020, DOT published in the Federal Register a request for information (RFI) regarding an Inclusive Design Reference Hub. This notice extends the deadline date for receiving comments until February 19, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (ET).
Proposed Establishment, Amendment, and Revocation of Air Traffic Service (ATS) Routes; Northeast United States
Document Number: 2021-00655
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-01-19
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to amend 11 VOR Federal airways, remove 10 VOR Federal airways; amend four low altitude RNAV routes (T-routes), establish seven T-routes; amend one high altitude RNAV route (Q-route), and establish one Q-route. This action would support the Northeast Corridor Atlantic Coast Route Project and the VOR Minimum Operational Network (VOR MON) Program to improve the efficiency of the National Airspace System (NAS) and reduce dependency on ground-based navigational systems.
Proposed Establishment of Class E Airspace; Monhegan Island, ME
Document Number: 2021-00593
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-01-19
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to establish Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface for Monhegan Island Heliport, Monhegan Island, ME, to accommodate new area navigation (RNAV) global positioning system (GPS) standard instrument approach procedures (SIAPs) serving this heliport. Controlled airspace is necessary for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations in the area.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Helicopters Deutschland GmbH Helicopters
Document Number: 2021-00581
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-01-19
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for Airbus Helicopters Deutschland GmbH Model EC135P1, EC135P2, EC135P2+, EC135P3, EC135T1, EC135T2, EC135T2+, and EC135T3 helicopters. This proposed AD was prompted by a reassessment of the flight control system. This proposed AD would require modification of the cyclic stick, as specified in a European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) AD, which is proposed for incorporation by reference (IBR). The FAA is proposing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Proposed Establishment of Class E Airspace; Framingham, MA
Document Number: 2021-00498
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-01-19
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to establish Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface for MSP GHQ Heliport, Framingham, MA, to accommodate new area navigation (RNAV) global positioning system (GPS) standard instrument approach procedures (SIAPs) serving this heliport. Controlled airspace is necessary for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations in the area.
Updates to the Origin-Destination Survey of Airline Passengers
Document Number: 2020-29229
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-01-19
Agency: Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary of Transportation
The Department is proposing to update the method of collecting and processing aviation traffic data in the Origin-Destination Survey of Airline Passenger Traffic (O&D Survey), as well as to expand the number of reporting air carriers, the sample size collected, and the scope of the data reported. These changes would align the current O&D Survey with modern industry business and accounting practices, enable cost savings, reduce burden through automation, and provide enhanced utility for users of the data. In addition, DOT is proposing to change the timing of the release of the Form 41, Schedule T-100(f) ``Foreign Air Carrier Traffic Data by Nonstop Segment and On-flight Market'' from a 6-month delay to a 3-month delay to match that of Form 41, Schedule T-100 ``Air Carrier Traffic and Capacity Data by Non-Stop Segment and On-Flight Market.''
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus SAS Airplanes
Document Number: 2021-00807
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-14
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Airbus SAS Model A330-200, -200 Freighter, -300, -800, and -900 series airplanes; Model A340-200 and -300 series airplanes; and Model A340-541 and A340-642 airplanes. This AD was prompted by a report that an erroneous torque value for the attachment nuts to install a pitot probe was included in the affected Aircraft Maintenance Manual (AMM) task. This AD requires re-torqueing the attachment nuts of each affected part. In addition, this AD prohibits the use of the affected AMM task, as specified in a European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) AD, which is incorporated by reference. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System
Document Number: 2021-00763
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-14
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Civil Monetary Penalties-2021 Adjustment
Document Number: 2021-00755
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-14
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (Board) is issuing a final rule to implement the annual inflationary adjustment to its civil monetary penalties, pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015.
Rescinding the Notice of Intent for a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement: Lafourche Parish, LA
Document Number: 2021-00683
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-14
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that effective immediately, we are rescinding a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the 2002 LA 1 Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) in Lafourche Parish, LA.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel NEVER ENOUGH II (Power Convertible); Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2021-00669
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-14
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirements of the coastwise trade laws to allow the carriage of no more than twelve passengers for hire on vessels, which are three years old or more. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Notice of Availability of the Las Vegas Metroplex Project Written Re-Evaluation/Record of Decision for Changes to the Final Environmental Assessment Designs
Document Number: 2021-00369
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-14
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public that it has issued a WR/ROD for changes to the Las Vegas Metroplex Project Final Environmental Assessment (EA) Design for five flight procedures.
Civil Penalties
Document Number: 2021-00278
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-14
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
On October 2, 2020, NHTSA received a petition for rulemaking from the Alliance for Automotive Innovation regarding when to apply an increase to the civil penalty rate applicable to automobile manufacturers that fail to meet applicable corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards and are unable to offset such a deficit with compliance credits. After carefully considering the issues raised, NHTSA has granted the petition and promulgates an interim final rule providing that the increase will go into effect beginning in model year 2022 in accordance with NHTSA's December 2016 rule on the same issue, except if the August 31, 2020 decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Case No. 19-2395 is vacated. This interim final rule amends the relevant regulatory text accordingly and requests comment. This document also responds to a petition for reconsideration of NHTSA's July 2019 rule from the Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University School of Law.
Notice Regarding the Applicability of NHTSA FMVSS Test Procedures to Certifying Manufacturers
Document Number: C1-2020-28107
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Request for Information for the Inclusive Design Reference Hub
Document Number: C1-2020-27994
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Transportation
Hazardous Materials: Editorial Corrections and Clarifications
Document Number: C1-2020-23353
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Overview of FAA Aircraft Noise Policy and Research Efforts: Request for Input on Research Activities To Inform Aircraft Noise Policy
Document Number: 2021-00564
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is releasing a summary to the public of the research programs it sponsors on civil aircraft noise that could potentially inform future aircraft noise policy. The FAA invites public comment on the scope and applicability of these research initiatives to address aircraft noise. The FAA will not make any determinations based on the findings of these research programs for the FAA's noise policies, including any potential revised use of the Day-Night Average Sound Level (DNL) noise metric, until it has carefully considered public and other stakeholder input along with any additional research needed to improve the understanding of the effects of aircraft noise exposure on communities.
Notice of Railroad-Shipper Transportation Advisory Council Vacancies; Solicitation of Nominations
Document Number: 2021-00550
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board hereby gives notice of vacancies on RSTAC for two small railroad representatives. The Board seeks suggestions for candidates to fill these vacancies.
Collecting Proposals for Future Use of the Historic Vessel NS Savannah
Document Number: 2021-00527
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Maritime Administration (MARAD) plans to provide for the use or disposition of the historic vessel, the Nuclear Ship NS Savannah, once decommissioning of the ship's nuclear reactor is completed. Due to the vessel's historic importance and the requirements of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), MARAD is publishing this notice to solicit the public's views regarding MARAD's proposed uses for the Savannah and provide the public the opportunity to submit any alternative uses.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2021-00507
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans that are final. The actions relate to a proposed highway project, Interstate 10 at PM R53.9/R55.5 in the City of Indio, in Riverside County, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Denial of Motor Vehicle Defect Petition
Document Number: 2021-00501
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice sets forth the reasons for the denial of a petition submitted on December 19, 2019, by Mr. Brian Sparks to NHTSA's Office of Defects Investigation (ODI). The petition requests that the Agency recall Tesla vehicles for an unidentified defect that allegedly causes sudden unintended acceleration (SUA). NHTSA opened Defect Petition DP20-001 to evaluate the petitioner's request. After reviewing the information provided by the petitioner and Tesla regarding the alleged defect and the subject complaints, NHTSA has concluded that there is insufficient evidence to warrant further action at this time. Accordingly, the Agency has denied the petition.
Notice of Intent To Release Airport Property; Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport, Brooksville, FL
Document Number: 2021-00497
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA hereby provides notice of intent to release approximately 17.94 acres of airport property at the Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport, Brooksville, FL, from the terms, conditions, reservations, and restrictions as contained in federal grant assurances. The release of property will allow the Hernando County Board of Commissioners to dispose of the property for other than aeronautical purposes. The property is located north of the airfield on the south side of Spring Hill Drive, Brooksville, Florida. The parcel is currently designated as aeronautical land use. The property will be released of its federal obligations for the relocation and consolidation of the Hernando County government headquarter facilities. The fair market value of the parcel has been determined to be $1,794,000.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a Renewed Approval of Information Collection: License Requirements for Operation of a Launch Site
Document Number: 2021-00482
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The information to be collected includes data required for performing launch site location analysis. The launch site license is valid for a period of 5 years. Respondents are licensees authorized to operate sites.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Commercial Space Transportation Reusable Launch Vehicle and Reentry Licensing Regulation
Document Number: 2021-00481
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The information is used to determine if applicants satisfy requirements for renewing a launch license to protect the public from risks associated with reentry operations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Commercial Space Transportation Licensing Regulations
Document Number: 2021-00480
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The information will determine if applicant proposals for conducting commercial space launches can be accomplished according to regulations issued by the Office of the Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation.
BNSF Railway Company-Trackage Rights Exemption-Union Pacific Railroad Company
Document Number: 2021-00478
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Implementing Certain Provisions of the TICKETS Act and Revisions to Denied Boarding Compensation and Domestic Baggage Liability Limits
Document Number: 2020-28001
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary
This final rule amends the U.S. Department of Transportation's (or the Department's) oversales rule by clarifying that the maximum amount of Denied Boarding Compensation (DBC) that a carrier may provide to a passenger denied boarding involuntarily is not limited, and by prohibiting airlines from involuntarily denying boarding to a passenger after the passenger's boarding pass has been collected or scanned and the passenger has boarded, subject to safety and security exceptions. Further, pursuant to existing regulations, this final rule raises the liability limits for denied boarding compensation that U.S. and foreign air carriers may impose from the current figures of $675 and $1,350 to $775 and $1,550. Also, in accordance with existing regulations, this final rule raises the liability limit U.S. carriers may impose for mishandled baggage in domestic air transportation, adjusting the limit of liability from the current amount of $3,500 to $3,800.
Lithium Battery Air Safety Advisory Committee; Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-00440
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-12
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces a meeting of the Lithium Battery Air Safety Advisory Committee.
Release of Waybill Data
Document Number: 2021-00433
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-12
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2021-00431
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-12
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans that are final. The actions relate to a proposed highway project, the Santa Maria River Bridge Replacement Project on State Route 1 at postmile 0.0, in San Luis Obispo County, and north of the City of Guadalupe, in Santa Barbara County, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Hazardous Materials: Notice of Actions on Special Permits
Document Number: 2021-00402
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-12
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the procedures governing the application for, and the processing of, special permits from the Department of Transportation's Hazardous Material Regulations, notice is hereby given that the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety has received the application described herein.
Hazardous Materials: Notice of Applications for Modifications to Special Permit
Document Number: 2021-00401
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-12
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the procedures governing the application for, and the processing of, special permits from the Department of Transportation's Hazardous Material Regulations, notice is hereby given that the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety has received the application described herein. Each mode of transportation for which a particular special permit is requested is indicated by a number in the ``Nature of Application'' portion of the table below as follows: 1 Motor vehicle, 2Rail freight, 3Cargo vessel, 4Cargo aircraft only, 5Passenger-carrying aircraft.
Hazardous Materials: Notice of Applications for New Special Permits
Document Number: 2021-00400
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-12
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the procedures governing the application for, and the processing of, special permits from the Department of Transportation's Hazardous Material Regulations, notice is hereby given that the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety has received the application described herein. Each mode of transportation for which a particular special permit is requested is indicated by a number in the ``Nature of Application'' portion of the table below as follows: 1 Motor vehicle, 2Rail freight, 3Cargo vessel, 4Cargo aircraft only, 5Passenger-carrying aircraft.
Cybersecurity Best Practices for the Safety of Modern Vehicles
Document Number: 2021-00390
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-12
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
NHTSA invites public comment on the Agency's updated draft cybersecurity best practices document titled Cybersecurity Best Practices for the Safety of Modern Vehicles. In 2016, NHTSA issued its first edition, Cybersecurity Best Practices for Modern Vehicles, which described NHTSA's nonbinding guidance to the automotive industry for improving vehicle cybersecurity. With this document, NHTSA is docketing and soliciting public feedback on a draft update based on the knowledge gained through prior comments, continued research, motor vehicle cybersecurity issues discovered by researchers, and related industry activities over the past four years. To emphasize NHTSA's safety mission, recommendations in the document focus on cybersecurity best practices that have safety implications for motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment.
Qualifications of Drivers; Vision Standard
Document Number: 2020-28848
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-01-12
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA proposes to amend its regulations to permit individuals who cannot meet either the current distant visual acuity or field of vision standard, or both, in one eye to be physically qualified to operate a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in interstate commerce. Currently, such individuals are prohibited from driving CMVs in interstate commerce unless they obtain an exemption from FMCSA. The Agency proposes an alternative vision standard for physical qualification that, if adopted, would replace the current vision exemption program as a basis for establishing the physical qualification determination for these individuals.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2021-00252
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-11
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans that are final. The actions relate to a proposed highway project, State Route 60 (SR-60)/World Logistics Center Parkway (WLC Pkwy) Interchange Project in the City of Moreno Valley, in Riverside County, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Pipeline Safety: Gas Pipeline Regulatory Reform
Document Number: 2021-00208
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-11
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
PHMSA is amending the Federal Pipeline Safety Regulations to ease regulatory burdens on the construction, maintenance, and operation of gas transmission, distribution, and gathering pipeline systems without adversely affecting safety. The amendments in this rule are based on rulemaking petitions from stakeholders, and DOT and PHMSA initiatives to identify appropriate areas where regulations might be repealed, replaced, or modified, and PHMSA's review of public comments. PHMSA also, as of the effective date of this final rule, withdraws the March 29, 2019 ``Exercise of Enforcement Discretion Regarding Farm Taps'' and the unpublished October 27, 2015 letter to the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America announcing a stay of enforcement pertaining to certain pressure vessels.
Request for Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection: Annual Tank Car Survey
Document Number: 2021-00197
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-11
Agency: Department of Transportation
This notice announces the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) intention to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve a 3-year extension of a currently approved information collection for the ``Annual Tank Car Survey.''
Pipeline Safety; Request for Special Permit; Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America, L.L.C.
Document Number: 2021-00192
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-11
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
PHMSA is publishing this notice to solicit public comments on a request for special permit received from the Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America, L.L.C. (NGPL). The special permit request is seeking relief from compliance with certain requirements in the Federal pipeline safety regulations. At the conclusion of the 30-day comment period, PHMSA will review the comments received from this notice as part of its evaluation to grant or deny the special permit request.
Environmental Impact Statement: Collin County, Texas
Document Number: 2021-00188
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-11
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
FHWA, on behalf of TxDOT, is issuing this notice to advise the public that an EIS will be prepared for a proposed transportation project to construct the Spur 399 Extension, an eight-lane freeway on new location connecting United States (US) Highway 75 (south of McKinney) to US 380 (east of McKinney), in Collin County, Texas.
Revisions to Civil Penalty Amounts
Document Number: 2020-25236
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Federal Railroad Administration, Maritime Administration, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, Office of the Secretary
In accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, this final rule provides the 2020 inflation adjustment to civil penalty amounts that may be imposed for violations of certain DOT regulations. In additional, this final rule makes conforming revisions to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations to reflect inflationary adjustments to the statutorily-mandated civil penalties for violations of Federal law.
National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council; Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-00163
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-08
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces a meeting of the National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council (NEMSAC).
National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council; Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-00162
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-08
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces a meeting of the National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council (NEMSAC).
National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-00161
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-08
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces a meeting of the National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council (NEMSAC).
Adjustment of Nationwide Significant Risk Threshold
Document Number: 2021-00155
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-08
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
FRA is updating the Nationwide Significant Risk Threshold (NSRT) for purposes of FRA's regulation on the Use of Locomotive Horns at Public Highway-Rail Grade Crossings. This action is needed to ensure the public has the proper permissible risk threshold to evaluate risk resulting from prohibiting routine locomotive horn sounding at highway- rail grade crossings located in quiet zones. This is the ninth update to the NSRT and it is increasing from 13,811 to 15,488.
Establishment of an Emergency Relief Docket for Calendar Year 2021
Document Number: 2021-00142
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-08
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
This Notice announces the establishment of FRA's emergency relief docket (ERD) for calendar year 2021. The designated ERD for calendar year 2021 is docket number FRA-2021-0001.
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2021-00141
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-08
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation