Department of Transportation September 27, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

CSX Transportation, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Logan County, W. Va.
Document Number: 2016-23276
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-27
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Commercial Activities on Interstate Rest Areas
Document Number: 2016-23269
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-27
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is interested in gathering public comments on how certain provisions of the current law surrounding commercial activities in rest areas should be interpreted and applied in consideration of advancements in technology and the interests of the States.
Nashville and Eastern Railroad Corporation's Positive Train Control Development Plan, Revision 2.5, Dated June 22, 2016
Document Number: 2016-23262
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-27
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
This document provides public notice of the Nashville and Eastern Railroad Corporation's (NERR) submission to FRA of its Positive Train Control Development Plan (PTCDP) Revision 2.5, dated June 22, 2016, and the availability of NERR's PTCDP for public comment. NERR requests that FRA approve its PTCDP, which describes NERR's Argenia Railway Technologies' Positive Train Control System (SafeNet System) as required under FRA regulations.
Lease and Interchange of Vehicles; Motor Carriers of Passengers
Document Number: 2016-23253
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-09-27
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces it will hold a roundtable discussion on October 31, 2016, as a follow-up to its August 31, 2016, notice of intent concerning the petitions for reconsideration of the final rule, titled ``Lease and Interchange of Vehicles; Motor Carriers of Passengers,'' which published May 27, 2015. The meeting will be open to the public. Individuals with diverse experience, expertise, and perspectives are encouraged to attend. If all comments have been exhausted before the end of the session, the session may conclude early.
Modification of Colored Federal Airway B-1; Alaska
Document Number: 2016-23116
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-09-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action renames Blue Federal airway B-1 in Alaska to B-12. This is necessary due to an automation issue that conflicts with an identically named airway in Taiwan. No air traffic services with be affected by this action.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Tekamah, NE
Document Number: 2016-23114
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-09-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Tekamah Municipal Airport, Tekamah, NE. Controlled airspace is necessary to accommodate standard instrument approach procedures (SIAP) at Tekamah Municipal Airport for the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at airport.
Proposed Amendment of Class E Airspace for the Following Ohio Towns; Findlay, OH; Ashland, OH; Celina, OH; Circleville, OH; Columbus, OH; Defiance, OH; Hamilton, OH; Lima, OH; and London, OH
Document Number: 2016-23113
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-09-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to modify Class E airspace designated as a surface area at Findlay Airport, Findlay, OH; and Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Ashland County Airport, Ashland, OH; Lakefield Airport, Celina, OH; Pickaway County Memorial Airport, Circleville, OH; Ross County Airport, Chillicothe, OH; Fairfield County Airport, Lancaster, OH; Defiancé Memorial Airport, Defiancé, OH; Findlay Airport; Bluffton Airport, Findlay, OH; Butler County Airport-Hogan Field, Hamilton, OH; Lima Allen County Airport, Lima, OH; and Madison County Airport, London, OH. Decommissioning of non-directional radio beacon (NDB), cancellation of NDB approaches, and implementation of area navigation (RNAV) procedures have made this action necessary for the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at these airports. Additionally, the geographic coordinates at Port Columbus International Airport; Findlay Airport; Ashland County Airport; Samaritan Hospital Heliport, Ashland, OH; Lakefield Airport; Ross County Airport; Defiancé Regional Medical Center Heliport, Defiancé, OH; Bluffton Airport; Lima Allen County Airport; and St. Rita's Medical Center Heliport, Lima, OH, would be adjusted to coincide with the FAA's aeronautical database. Also, the names of Samaritan Hospital Heliport (formerly Samaritian Regional Health System), Defiancé Regional Medical Center Heliport (formerly Defiancé Hospital), and Butler County Regional Airport-Hogan Field (formerly Butler County Regional Airport) would be updated to coincide with the FAA's aeronautical database.