Federal Railroad Administration April 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Moynihan Station Development Project
Document Number: 2010-9843
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-29
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Railroad Administration announces the availability of the Moynihan Station Development Project (Project) Environmental Assessment (EA) for public review and comment. The EA was prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq., the Council on Environmental Quality NEPA implementing regulations, 40 CFR parts 1500-1508, and the FRA NEPA procedures, 64 FR 28545 (May 26, 1999). FRA is the lead Federal agency and the New York State Urban Development Corporation d/b/a the Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC) is the lead State agency.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-9105
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-21
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and its implementing regulations, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) hereby announces that it is seeking renewal of the following currently approved information collection activities. Before submitting these information collection requirements for clearance by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), FRA is soliciting public comment on specific aspects of the activities identified below.
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2010-8760
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-16
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2010-8756
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-16
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Railroad Safety Technology Grant Program
Document Number: 2010-8728
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-16
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
The reference number is incorrect for the Notice of Funds Availability, Solicitation of Applications, published in the Federal Register (Volume 75, Number 59; March 29, 2010) for the Railroad Safety Technology Program, in the section, ``Requirements and Conditions for Grant Applications.'' The grant application guidance can be found at https://grants.gov, under funding opportunity RS-TEC-10-001.
Waiver Extension Request
Document Number: 2010-8695
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-16
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2010-8694
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-16
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2010-8693
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-16
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2010-8691
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-16
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-7900
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-08
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and its implementing regulations, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) hereby announces that it is seeking approval of the following information collection activities. Before submitting these information collection requirements for clearance by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), FRA is soliciting public comment on specific aspects of the activities identified below.
National Rail Plan
Document Number: 2010-7543
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-05
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice requests public comment for input into the development of the long-range National Rail Plan (NRP) through an open docket. In addition, the notice presents the overall plan design, Federal Railroad Administration's (FRA) goals in preparing the NRP, and
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-7595
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-02
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and its implementing regulations, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) hereby announces that it is seeking renewal of the following currently approved information collection activities. Before submitting these information collection requirements for clearance by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), FRA is soliciting public comment on specific aspects of the activities identified below.
High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail (HSIPR) Program
Document Number: 2010-7340
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-01
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
On January 28, 2010, President Obama announced the first selections for the High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail (HSIPR) Program. This notice builds on the program framework established by FRA in the June 23, 2009 interim program guidance (74 FR 29900), and details the application requirements and procedures for obtaining the remaining funds available under the Department of Transportation Appropriations Act of 2009 that have not yet been allocated to projects. This solicitation is only applicable to the remaining FY 2009 funds. FRA has concurrently issued a solicitation for high-speed rail planning activities funded under the Department of Transportation Appropriations Act of 2010, and will release an additional solicitation in the coming months for the construction and corridor program funds provided under the FY 2010 appropriation.
High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail (HSIPR) Program
Document Number: 2010-7338
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-01
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
On January 28, 2010, President Obama announced the first grant awards for the High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail (HSIPR) Program. The Department of Transportation Appropriations Act of 2010 (FY 2010 DOT Appropriations Act) allocated an additional $2.5 billion for the HSIPR Program, of which up to $50 million can be used for planning activities. The appropriations act permits the Secretary of Transportation to retain a portion of this planning funding to facilitate, at the Federal level, the preparation of planning documents for high-speed rail corridors that cross multiple States. This is a solicitation for proposals from groups of States that wish to be considered for this innovative approach to planning multi-state passenger rail corridors.
High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail (HSIPR) Program
Document Number: 2010-7336
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-01
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
On January 28, 2010, President Obama announced the first selections for the High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail (HSIPR) Program. This notice builds on the program framework established by FRA in the June 23, 2009 interim program guidance (74 FR 29900), and details the application requirements and procedures for obtaining funding for high- speed rail planning activities under the Department of Transportation Appropriations Act of 2010 (FY 2010 DOT Appropriations Act). This solicitation is only applicable to the planning funds available under the FY 2010 appropriation; a future solicitation will be released in the coming months for the stand-alone project and corridor program funds under the FY 2010 appropriation. FRA has also concurrently issued a separate solicitation for projects to be funded with funds available under the Department of Transportation Appropriations Act of 2009 that have not yet been allocated to projects. This solicitation is also published in today's edition of the Federal Register.