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Fenway Partners Capital Fund III, L.P. (Fenway Partners), a noncarrier, and various subsidiary entities of Fenway Partners (collectively, applicants), have filed an application under 49 U.S.C. 14303 to acquire control of noncarrier Coach America Holdings, Inc. (Coach America), and 30 Coach Americacontrolled motor passenger carriers. Coach America
This final rule revises the Hazardous Materials Regulations to maintain alignment with international standards by incorporating various amendments, including changes to proper shipping names, hazard classes, packing groups, special provisions, packaging authorizations, air transport quantity limitations and vessel stowage requirements. These
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) has determined that certain vehicles that it produced in 2005 and 2006 do not comply with S4.5.1(b)(3) and S4.5.1(e)(3) of 49 CFR 571.208, Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 208, ``Occupant crash protection.'' Pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 30118(d) and 30120(h), BMW has petitioned for a determination that
This amendment amends Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) for operations at certain airports. These regulatory actions are needed because of changes occurring in the National Airspace System, such as the commissioning of new navigational facilities, addition of new obstacles, or changes in air traffic requirements. These changes are
On December 1, 2006, Beaufort Railroad Company, Inc. (BRC), a subsidiary of the South Carolina Division of Public Railways (SCDPR), filed a notice for a modified certificate of public convenience and necessity under 49 CFR part 1150, Subpart C, Modified Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity, to operate approximately 25.05 miles of
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Airbus Model A319, A320, and A321 airplanes. This proposed AD would require installing spacer assemblies at the attachment points of the YZlatches of the cargo loading system in the forward and aft cargo compartments, as applicable. This proposed AD results from tests that
Burlington Shortline Railroad, Inc., d/b/a Burlington Junction Railway (BJRY), a Class III rail carrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to lease and operate, pursuant to an agreement with BNSF Railway Company (BNSF), approximately 1.2 miles of railroad properties consisting of certain trackage, real property, and
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Airbus Model A330 airplanes and A340200 and 300 series airplanes. For certain airplanes, this proposed AD would require inspecting to determine the part number of certain S4 and MZtype spoiler servocontrols (SSCs). For certain other airplanes, this proposed AD would require
The following Agreements were filed with the Department of
Transportation under the Sections 412 and 414 of the Federal Aviation
Act, as amended (49 U.S.C. 1383 and 1384) and procedures goving
proceeding to enforce these provisions. Answers may be filed within 21 days after the filing of the application.
Docket Number: OST200626628.
This advisory reminds operators of the need for vigilance in providing security at liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities. PHMSA's pipeline safety regulations require operators to implement security measures that deter intruders at LNG terminals, facilities, and peak shaving plants. This Advisory Bulletin reinforces the importance of effectively
The FAA is revising an earlier NPRM for an airworthiness directive (AD) that applies to certain Bombardier Model CL6002B16 (CL604) airplanes and Model CL6002B19 (Regional Jet Series 100 & 440) airplanes. These models may be referred to by their marketing designations as RJ100, RJ200, RJ440, CRJ100, CRJ200, CRJ440, and CL65. The original NPRM would
This solicitation is for proposals from pubic transportation agencies currently receiving grant funds under the Urbanized Area Formula Program at 49 U.S.C. 5307 to establish a debt service reserve fund in connection with bonds to be issued in support of a public transportation project.
The following Applications for Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity and Foreign Air Carrier Permits were filed under Subpart B (formerly Subpart Q) of the Department of Transportation's Procedural Regulations (See 14 CFR 301.201 et. seq.). The due date for Answers, Conforming Applications, or Motions to Modify Scope are set forth
PHMSA has determined that the minimum random drug testing rate for covered employees will remain at 25 percent during calendar year 2007.
The FAA is revising an earlier NPRM for an airworthiness directive (AD) that applies to certain Fokker Model F.28 Mark 0070 and 0100 airplanes. The original NPRM would have superseded an existing AD that currently requires a onetime inspection of the sliding members in the main landing gear (MLG) for cracking and replacement of the sliding members
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Fokker Model F.28 Mark 0070 and 0100 airplanes. This proposed AD would require inspecting the carbonfiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) main landing gear (MLG) door to determine whether certain part numbers are installed. For airplanes having certain doors, this proposed AD would
The FHWA is reopening the comment period for the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) and request for comments, which was published on July 24, 2006, at 71 FR 41748. That NPRM proposed to establish the required evaluation and rating guidelines for projects proposed under the Projects of National and Regional Significance (PNRS) program. The
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) to supersede AD 20060251, which applies to certain Raytheon Aircraft Company Model 390 airplanes. AD 20060251 currently requires you to inspect the left engine hydraulic pump outlet tube and the clamp; replace the clamp at each inspection; replace the hydraulic pump outlet tube immediately if
This action amends Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations, part 71 (14 CFR 71) by modifying the Class E airspace area at Creston Municipal Airport, IA. An examination of controlled airspace for Creston, IA, revealed discrepancies in the legal description for the Class E airspace area. The intended effect of this rule is to provide controlled
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of RTCA Special Committee 212, Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning System (HTWAS).
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of RTCA Special Committee 159: Global Positioning System.
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of RTCA Special Committee 204: 406 MHz Emergency Locator Transmitters.
This Final Policy Statement describes the terms and conditions on which the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will classify High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes that are converted to HighOccupancy/Toll (HOT) lanes as ``fixed guideway miles'' for purposes of the transit funding formulas administered by FTA. The Final Policy Statement also describes
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for
certain Boeing Model 777200 and 300 series airplanes equipped with
RollsRoyce engines. This AD requires repetitive inspections to detect cracks of the outer Vblades of the thrust reverser, and
corrective action if necessary. This AD also provides for optional terminating
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain EMBRAER Model EMB145XR airplanes. This AD requires replacement of certain segments of the passenger seat tracks with new, improved seat tracks. This AD results from instances where the shear plungers of the passenger seat legs were not adequately fastened. We are issuing this AD to