Department of Transportation March 16, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2018-05359
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-16
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
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 information collection. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on June 19, 2017. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Notice of Intent To Prepare Environmental Impact Statement, I-495 & I-270 Managed Lanes Study, Montgomery and Prince George's Counties, Maryland and Fairfax County, Virginia
Document Number: 2018-05354
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-16
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, as the Lead Federal Agency, and MDOT SHA, as the Local Project Sponsor, are issuing this notice to advise the public of our intention to prepare an EIS for the I-495 & I-270 Managed Lanes Study (Study). The Study is the first element of a broader Traffic Relief Plan as announced by Governor Larry Hogan in September 2017, which considers improvements along the entire length of I-495 (Capital Beltway), as well as the entire length of I-270 (Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Highway) up to I-70 in Frederick County, Maryland. This EIS will evaluate the potential environmental impacts of alternatives that address congestion within the specific Study scope of I-495 from south of the American Legion Bridge in Fairfax County, Virginia to east of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and on I-270 from I-495 to I-370, including the east and west I-270 spurs in Montgomery and Prince George's Counties, Maryland. The EIS will be prepared in accordance with regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and provisions of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act and will include a range of reasonable alternatives, including a ``No Build'' alternative.
Thirty Ninth RTCA SC-216 Aeronautical Systems Security Plenary
Document Number: 2018-05344
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-16
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of Thirty Ninth RTCA SC-216 Aeronautical Systems Security Plenary.
Twenty Seventh RTCA SC-214 Standards for Air Traffic Data Communications Services Plenary
Document Number: 2018-05343
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-16
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of Twenty Seventh RTCA SC-214 Standards for Air Traffic Data Communications Services Plenary.
Office of Commercial Space Transportation: Notice of Availability and Request for Comment on the Spaceport Camden Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), Camden County, GA
Document Number: 2018-05322
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-16
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is announcing the availability of and requesting comments on the Spaceport Camden Draft EIS, which is available for public review. The Draft EIS evaluates the potential environmental impacts that may result from the FAA's Proposed Action of issuing a Launch Site Operator License to the Camden County Board of Commissioners (County) to operate a proposed commercial space launch site, called Spaceport Camden. The license would allow the County to offer Spaceport Camden to commercial launch operators to conduct vertical launches.
Special Conditions: Honda Aircraft Company, Inc., HA-420 Airplane; Single-Place Side-Facing Lavatory Seat Dynamic Test
Document Number: 2018-05321
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-03-16
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
These special conditions are issued for the Honda Aircraft Company, Inc., HA-420 airplane. This airplane will have a novel or unusual design feature associated with a single-place side-facing seat in the lavatory that can be used as a passenger seat during taxi, takeoff, and landing. The applicable airworthiness regulations do not contain adequate or appropriate safety standards for this design feature. These special conditions contain the additional safety standards that the Administrator considers necessary to establish a level of safety equivalent to that established by the existing airworthiness standards.
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-05309
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-16
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation