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Notice of Funding Opportunity for Law Enforcement Strategies for Reducing Trespassing Pilot Grant Program
Document Number: 2018-03579
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-22
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice details the application requirements and procedures to obtain grant \1\ funding for eligible projects under the Law Enforcement Strategies for Reducing Trespassing Pilot Grant Program. The opportunities described in this notice are available under Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance number 20.301, ``Rail Safety Grants.''
Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Restoration and Enhancement Grants Program
Document Number: 2018-03536
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice details the application requirements and procedures to obtain grant \1\ funding for eligible projects under the Restoration and Enhancement (R&E) Grants Program. This notice makes available R&E Grants Program funding provided by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017, Div. K, Tit. I, Public Law 115-31 (Appropriations Act). The opportunities described in this notice are available under Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 20.324, ``Restoration and Enhancement.''
Notice of Funding Opportunity for Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements
Document Number: 2018-03534
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice details the application requirements and procedures to obtain grant \1\ funding for eligible projects under the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Program. CRISI Program funding is provided by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017, Div. K, Tit I, Public Law 115-31, (Appropriations Act). The opportunities described in this notice are available under Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 20.325, ``Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements.''
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-03444
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2018-03361
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-20
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), this notice announces that FRA is forwarding the Information Collection Requests (ICRs) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICRs describe the information collections and their expected burden. On October 11, 2017, FRA published a notice providing a 60-day period for public comment on the ICRs.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2018-03360
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-20
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), this notice announces that FRA is forwarding the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the information collection and its expected burden. On December 11, 2017, FRA published a notice providing a 60-day period for public comment on the ICR.
Notice of Application for Approval To Discontinue or Modify a Railroad Signal System
Document Number: 2018-03211
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-16
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-03210
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-16
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-02867
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-13
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-02866
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-13
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Modification of Single Car Air Brake Test Procedures
Document Number: 2018-02428
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-07
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-02427
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-07
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Establishment of an Emergency Relief Docket for Calendar Year 2018
Document Number: 2018-02426
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-07
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
This Notice announces the establishment of FRA's emergency relief docket (ERD) for calendar year 2018. The designated ERD for calendar year 2018 is docket number FRA-2018-0013.
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-01962
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-01
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-01961
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-01
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-01960
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-01
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-01959
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-01
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-01958
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-01
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-01761
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-30
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-01760
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-30
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-01582
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-29
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-01581
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-29
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-01580
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-29
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Notice of Application for Approval To Discontinue or Modify a Railroad Signal System
Document Number: 2018-01057
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-22
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Notice of Application for Approval To Discontinue or Modify a Railroad Signal System
Document Number: 2018-01055
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-22
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Notice of Application for Approval To Discontinue or Modify a Railroad Signal System
Document Number: 2018-01054
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-22
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-00245
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-10
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2017-28039
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Drug and Alcohol Testing: Determination of Minimum Random Testing Rates for 2018
Document Number: 2017-27976
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
This notification of determination announces the FRA Administrator's minimum annual random drug and alcohol testing rates for calendar year 2018.
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2017-27777
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-26
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2017-27776
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-26
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Notice of Application for Approval To Discontinue or Modify a Railroad Signal System
Document Number: 2017-27476
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-21
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Modification of Single Car Air Brake Test Procedures
Document Number: 2017-27475
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-21
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Training, Qualification, and Oversight for Safety-Related Railroad Employees
Document Number: 2017-27272
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-12-20
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
In response to a petition for reconsideration of a final rule, FRA proposes to amend its regulations (Training, Qualification, and Oversight for Safety-Related Railroad Employees) by delaying certain implementation dates an additional year. FRA previously delayed the regulations' implementation dates for one year in a final rule published May 3, 2017 (May 2017 Final Rule).
Canadian National Railway's Request for Positive Train Control Safety Plan Approval and System Certification
Document Number: 2017-27256
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-19
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
This document provides the public with notice that Canadian National Railway (CN) submitted to FRA its Positive Train Control Safety Plan (PTCSP) Version 1.6, dated October 30, 2017, on FRA's Secure Information Repository site on November 9, 2017. CN asks FRA to approve its PTCSP and issue a Positive Train Control System Certification for CN's Interoperable Electronic Train Management System (I-ETMS).
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-26626
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-11
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), this notice announces that FRA is forwarding the Information Collection Requests (ICRs) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICRs describe the information collections and their expected burden. On September 13, 2017, FRA published a notice providing a 60-day period for public comment on the ICRs.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-26625
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-11
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) and its implementing regulations, FRA seeks approval of the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below. Before submitting this ICR to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval, FRA is soliciting public comment on specific aspects of the activities identified below.
System Safety Program
Document Number: 2017-25821
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
On August 12, 2016, FRA published a final rule requiring commuter and intercity passenger railroads to develop and implement a system safety program (SSP) to improve the safety of their operations. On February 10, 2017, FRA stayed the SSP final rule's requirements until March 21, 2017, and extended the stay until May 22, 2017, June 5, 2017, and then December 4, 2017. FRA is issuing this final rule to extend that stay until December 4, 2018.
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2017-25364
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-24
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2017-25363
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-24
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2017-25362
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-24
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2017-25361
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-24
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2017-24560
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-14
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Notice of Application for Approval To Discontinue or Modify a Railroad Signal System
Document Number: 2017-24559
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-14
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Fiscal Year 2017 Positive Train Control Grant Program Project Selections
Document Number: 2017-24364
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-09
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration
The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announce the selection of projects for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Positive Train Control (PTC) Grant Program. A total of $197.01 million in the PTC grant funding, authorized under the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, will be provided to 17 projects in 13 states. On July 29, 2016, FTA and FRA published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) announcing the availability of Federal funding for the PTC Grant Program. These funds will provide financial assistance to states, local governments, and public agencies for the implementation of positive train control systems to improve safety. Funds allocated in this announcement must be obligated in a grant by September 30, 2018.
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2017-24037
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-06
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2017-23846
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-02
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2017-23845
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-02
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2017-23844
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-02
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2017-23843
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-02
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation