Federal Register: January 30, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 19)
DOCID: fr30ja07-127 FR Doc E7-1386
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Federal Highway Administration
Docket ID: [Docket No. FHWA-2007-27038]
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice and request for comments.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for New Information Collection
DATES: Please submit comments by March 1, 2007.
The FHWA has forwarded the information collection request described in this notice to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval of a new information collection. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60day public comment period on this information collection on November 21, 2006. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Agency information collection activities; proposals, submissions, and approvals,
Title: Annual Reporting for the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) Program.
Background: Section 1808 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible,
Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users of 2005 (SAFETEALU) calls for an identification and analysis of a
representative sample of CMAQ projects and the development and population of a database that describes the impacts of the program both on traffic congestion levels and air quality. To establish and maintain this database, the FHWA is requesting States to submit annual reports on their CMAQ investments that cover projected air quality benefits, financial information, a brief description of projects, and several other factors outlined in the Interim Program Guidance for the CMAQ program. States are requested to provide the end of year summary reports via the automated system provided through FHWA by the first day of February of each year, covering the prior Federal fiscal year.
Respondents: 51; each State DOT and Washington, DC.
Estimated Average Burden Per Response: The estimated average reporting burden is 6 hours per annual report.
Estimated Total Annual Burden: The estimated total annual burden for all respondents is 306 hours.
Electronic Access: Internet users may access all comments received by the U.S. DOT Dockets, Room PL401, by using the universal resource locator (URL): http://dms.dot.gov, 24 hours each day, 365 days each year. Please follow the instructions online for more information and help.
Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48.
Issued on: January 23, 2007.
James R. Kabel,
Chief, Management Programs and, Analysis Division.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Michael Koontz, 202-366-2076, or Robert Kafalenos, 2023662079, Office of Natural and Human
Environment, Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.