73 FR 51040 E8-20029. Railroad Safety Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting  

  • Summary

    FRA announces the 36th meeting of the RSAC, a Federal advisory committee that develops railroad safety regulations through a consensus process. The RSAC meeting topics will include opening remarks from the FRA Administrator, and status reports will be provided by the Passenger Safety, Locomotive Safety Standards, Railroad Bridge, Medical Standards, Railroad Operating Rules, and Track Safety Standards Working Groups. There will be a Committee vote on the acceptance of the report from the Railroad Bridge Working Group and a possible vote on an expanded task statement for the Track Standards Working Group. Accident/incident reporting is on the agenda for discussion by the Committee and there may be a vote on a contingent task statement. This agenda is subject to change.

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    DATES: Back to Top

    The meeting of the RSAC is scheduled to commence on Wednesday, September 10, 2008, at 9:30 a.m. and will adjourn at 4:30 p.m.

    ADDRESSES: Back to Top

    The RSAC meeting will be held at the National Housing Center, 1201 15th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005. The meeting is open to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis, and is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Sign and oral interpretation can be made available if requested 10 calendar days before the meeting.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top

    Larry Woolverton, RSAC Administrative Officer/Coordinator, FRA, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Mailstop 25, Washington, DC 20590, (202) 493-6212; or Grady Cothen, Deputy Associate Administrator for Safety, FRA, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Mailstop 25, Washington, DC 20590, (202) 493-6302.

    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Back to Top

    Pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (92), FRA is giving notice of a meeting of the RSAC. The RSAC was established to provide advice and recommendations to FRA on railroad safety matters. The RSAC is composed of 54 voting representatives from 31 member organizations, representing various rail industry perspectives. In addition, there are nonvoting advisory representatives from the agencies with railroad safety regulatory responsibility in Canada and Mexico, the National Transportation Safety Board, and the Federal Transit Administration. The diversity of the Committee ensures the requisite range of views and expertise necessary to discharge its responsibilities. See the RSAC Web site for details on pending tasks at: http://rsac.fra.dot.gov/. Please refer to the notice published in the Federal Register on March 11, 1996 (61 FR 9740), for additional information about the RSAC.

    Issued in Washington, DC on August 20, 2008.

    Grady C. Cothen, Jr.,

    Deputy Associate Administrator for Safety Standards and Program Development.

    [FR Doc. E8-20029 Filed 8-28-08; 8:45 am]

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Document Information

Comments Received:
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Published:
08/29/2008
EntryType:
Notice
Action:
Announcement of Railroad Safety Advisory Committee (RSAC) Meeting.
Document Number:
E8-20029
Document Citation:
73 FR 51040
Dates:
The meeting of the RSAC is scheduled to commence on Wednesday, September 10, 2008, at 9:30 a.m. and will adjourn at 4:30 p.m.
Pages:
51040-51041 (2 pages)
Supporting Documents:
» U.S. DOT/FRA - September 21, 2006, Railroad Safety Advisory Committee Meeting Documents
» U.S. DOT/FRA - Report - 25th Meeting of the Railroad Safety Advisory Committee
» U.S. DOT/FRA - Agenda of the 24th Meeting of the Railroad Safety Advisory Committee (RSAC)
» Almas Temple Club - Advisory Committee Report
» Railroad Safety Advisory Committee - Additional Information
» SOFA Working Group - Findings and Recommendations
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