Department of Transportation November 27, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions of Proposed Highway/Interchange Improvement in Ohio; Statute of Limitations on Claims
Document Number: 2019-25792
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-27
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of ODOT, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by ODOT that are final. The actions relate to the proposed modification of United States Route 62 (US-62) in the County of Stark, State of Ohio. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Rural Opportunities To Use Transportation for Economic Success: Request for Information
Document Number: 2019-25785
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-27
Agency: Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary
On October 28, 2019, the Secretary of Transportation issued an order launching the Rural Opportunities to Use Transportation for Economic Success (ROUTES) initiative. ROUTES will help the Department of Transportation (DOT) address disparities in rural transportation infrastructure to tangibly improve safety and economic competitiveness in all parts of the country. This notice requests comments on unmet transportation infrastructure needs in rural transportation, barriers that rural communities face in addressing these needs, stakeholders' experiences with applying to and using DOT discretionary grant and credit programs, and opportunities for DOT to improve its services and technical assistance to rural communities in relation to these grant and credit programs.
Alabama & Tennessee River Railway, LLC-Abandonment Exemption-in Marshall County, Ala.
Document Number: 2019-25766
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-27
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a New Approval of Information Collection: National Sleep Study
Document Number: 2019-25714
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-27
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 for a new information collection. The collection involves study on relationships between aircraft noise events and the probability of waking up.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel TORTUGA (Motor Vessel); Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2019-25712
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-27
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.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel THE NICE BOAT (Motor Vessel); Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2019-25711
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-27
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.
Waiver Request for Aquaculture Support Operations for the 2020 Calendar Year: COLBY PERCE, RONJA CARRIER, SADIE JANE, MISS MILDRED 1, KC COMMANDER
Document Number: 2019-25710
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-27
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
Pursuant to a delegation of authority from the Secretary of Transportation, the Maritime Administrator is authorized to issue waivers allowing documented vessels with registry endorsements or foreign flag vessels to be used in operations that treat aquaculture fish or protect aquaculture fish from disease, parasitic infestation, or other threats to their health when suitable vessels of the United States are not available that could perform those services. A request for such a waiver has been received by the Maritime Administration (MARAD). This notice is being published to solicit comments intended to assist MARAD in determining whether suitable vessels of the United States are available that could perform the required services. If no suitable U.S.-flag vessels are available, the Maritime Administrator may issue a waiver in accordance with USCG regulations on Aquaculture. A brief description of the proposed aquaculture support service is listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel ANGRY FIN (Motor Vessel); Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2019-25708
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-27
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Air Taxi and Commercial Operator Airport Activity Survey
Document Number: 2019-25702
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-27
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 Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on August 16, 2019. The collection involves requesting that small on-demand operators voluntarily provide the number of revenue passengers that boarded their aircraft at each airport annually. This information is used in determining an airport's category and eligibility for federal funding on an annual basis. It is not available through any other federal data source.