Federal Railroad Administration June 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2011-16475
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-30
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Requirement (ICR) abstracted below is being forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on April 20, 2011 (76 FR 22165).
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2011-16414
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-30
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2011-16413
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-30
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2011-16412
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-30
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2011-16411
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-30
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2011-16410
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-30
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2011-16409
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-30
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2011-16407
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-30
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Track Safety Standards; Concrete Crossties
Document Number: 2011-14835
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-15
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
This document delays the effectiveness of the final rule, which mandates specific requirements for effective concrete crossties, for rail fastening systems connected to concrete crossties, and for automated inspections of track constructed with concrete crossties. The Track Safety Standards were amended via final rule on April 1, 2011, and the final rule was scheduled to take effect on July 1, 2011. FRA received two petitions for reconsideration in response to the final rule that contain substantive issues requiring a detailed response. Accordingly, in order to fully respond to the petitions for reconsideration, this document delays the effective date of the final rule until October 1, 2011.
Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System
Document Number: 2011-14733
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-14
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2011-14732
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-14
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2011-14731
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-14
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Modification of Single Car Air Brake Test Procedures
Document Number: 2011-14730
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-14
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2011-14555
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-13
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) and 5 CFR 1320.5(b), this notice announces that new information collection requirements (ICRs) listed below have been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). These new ICRs pertain to 49 CFR parts 213, 216, 220, 225, 229, 236, 237, and 240. Additionally, FRA hereby announces that additional ICRs listed below have been re-approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). These ICRs pertain to parts 207, 209, 210, 212, 214, 215, 216, 218, 219, 221, 222, 223, 228, 234, 238, 239, and 244. The OMB approval numbers, titles, and expiration dates are included herein under supplementary information.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2011-14549
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-13
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 (ICRs) for clearance by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), FRA is soliciting public comment on specific aspects of the activities identified below.
Northeast Corridor Safety Committee; Meeting Postponement
Document Number: 2011-14547
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-10
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
FRA announced the first meeting of the Northeast Corridor Safety Committee, a Federal Advisory Committee mandated by Section 212 of the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008 (PRIIA) on June 6, 2011 (See 76 FR 32391). This meeting is postponed until further notice and will be rescheduled at a future date.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2011-14467
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-10
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Requirements (ICRs) abstracted below are being forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICRs describe the nature of the information collections and their expected burden. The Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collections of information was published on April 1, 2011 (76 FR 18294).
Northeast Corridor Safety Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2011-13924
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-06
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
FRA announces the first meeting of the Northeast Corridor Safety Committee, a Federal advisory committee that is mandated by Section 212 of the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008 (PRIIA). The Committee is made up of stakeholders operating on the Northeast Corridor, and the purpose of the Committee is to provide annual recommendations to the Secretary of Transportation.