[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 86 (Friday, May 3, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 26113]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-10507]



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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Research and Innovative Technology Administration


Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics; Notice of Meeting

AGENCY: Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), U.S. 
Department of Transportation.

ACTION: Notice.

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    This notice announces, pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 72-363; 5 U.S.C. app. 2), a 
meeting of the Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics (ACTS). 
The meeting will be held on Monday, June 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 
E.S.T. in the DOT Conference Center at the U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE., Washington, DC. Section 52011 
of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) 
directs the U.S. Department of Transportation to establish an Advisory 
Council on Transportation Statistics subject to the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (5 U.S.C., App. 2) to advise the Bureau of Transportation 
Statistics (BTS) on the quality, reliability, consistency, objectivity, 
and relevance of transportation statistics and analyses collected, 
supported, or disseminated by the Bureau and the Department. The 
following is a summary of the draft meeting agenda: (1) USDOT welcome 
and introduction of Council Members; (2) Discussion of the usefulness 
and visibility of current BTS products; (3) Strategies for assuring and 
enhancing quality of BTS products; (4) Preparations for 
reauthorization; (5) Public Comments and Closing Remarks. Participation 
is open to the public. Members of the public who wish to participate 
must notify Courtney Freiberg at Courtney.Freiberg@dot.gov, not later 
than May 13, 2013. Members of the public may present oral statements at 
the meeting with the approval of Patricia Hu, Director of the Bureau of 
Transportation Statistics. Noncommittee members wishing to present oral 
statements or obtain information should contact Courtney Freiberg via 
email no later than May 13, 2013.
    Questions about the agenda or written comments may be emailed 
(Courtney.Freiberg@dot.gov) or submitted by U.S. Mail to: U.S. 
Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology 
Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Attention: 
Courtney Freiberg, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room  E34-429, 
Washington, DC 20590, or faxed to (202) 366-3640. BTS requests that 
written comments be received by May 13, 2013. Access to the DOT 
Headquarters building is controlled, therefore all persons who plan to 
attend the meeting must notify Courtney Freiberg at 202-366-1270 prior 
to May 13, 2013. Individuals attending the meeting must report to the 
main DOT entrance on New Jersey Avenue SE. for admission to the 
building. Attendance is open to the public, but limited space is 
available. Persons with a disability requiring special services, such 
as an interpreter for the hearing impaired, should contact Courtney 
Freiberg at 202-366-1270 at least seven calendar days prior to the 
meeting.
    Notice of this meeting is provided in accordance with the FACA and 
the General Services Administration regulations (41 CFR part 102-3) 
covering management of Federal advisory committees.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on the 26th day of April 2013.
Rolf Schmitt,
Deputy Director, Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
[FR Doc. 2013-10507 Filed 5-2-13; 8:45 am]
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