[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 157 (Monday, August 15, 2011)]
[Pages 50539-50540]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-20674]



Research and Innovative Technology Administration

Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics; Notice of Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice.


    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 Wednesday, September 28, 2011, from 9 a.m. 
to 4:30 p.m. E.S.T. in the Oklahoma City Room at the U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE., Washington, DC. Section 
5601(o) of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation 
Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) 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) Overview of prior meeting; (3) Discussion of 
the FY 2012 budget; (4) Discussion of private sources of transportation 
data; (5) Council Members review and discussion of statistical 
programs; (6) future Council activities and (7) 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 September 15, 2011. Members 
of the public may present oral statements at the meeting with the 
approval of Steven K. Smith, Deputy Director of the Bureau of 
Transportation Statistics. Noncommittee members wishing to present oral 
statements or obtain information should contact Courtney Freiberg via 
e-mail no later than September 15, 2011.
    Questions about the agenda or written comments may be e-mailed or 
submitted by U.S. Mail to: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research 
and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of

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Transportation Statistics, Attention: Courtney Freiberg, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue, SE., Room  E34-429, Washington, DC 20590, 
Courtney.Freiberg@dot.gov, or faxed to (202) 366-3640. BTS requests 
that written comments be received by September 15, 2011. Access to the 
DOT Headquarters building is controlled therefore all persons who plan 
to attend the meeting must notify Mrs. Courtney Freiberg at 202-366-
1270 prior to September 15, 2011. 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 Mrs. 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 1st day of August 2011.
Steven K. Smith,
Deputy Director, Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
[FR Doc. 2011-20674 Filed 8-12-11; 8:45 am]