[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 52 (Thursday, March 17, 2016)]
[Pages 14515-14516]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-05997]



Federal Railroad Administration

[Docket No. FRA-2000-7257, Notice No. 81]

Railroad Safety Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

AGENCY: Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Department of 

ACTION: Notice of Railroad Safety Advisory Committee (RSAC) meeting.


SUMMARY: FRA announces the twentieth anniversary and fifty-fifth 
meeting of the Railroad Safety Advisory Committee (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 the Associate Administrator for Railroad 
Safety and Chief Safety Officer. Status reports will be provided by the 
Remote Control Locomotive, Track Standards, Hazardous Materials Issues, 
and Rail Integrity Working Groups. A status report will also be 
provided by the Engineering Task Force. This agenda is subject to 
change, including the possible addition of further proposed tasks.

DATES: The RSAC meeting is scheduled to commence at 9:30 a.m. on 
Thursday, April 7, 2016, and will adjourn by 4:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The RSAC meeting will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, 
located at 1000 H Street NW., Washington, DC 20001. The meeting is open 
to the public on a first-come, first-served 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: Larry Woolverton, RSAC Administrative 
Officer/Coordinator, FRA, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Mailstop 25, 
Washington, DC 20590, (202) 493-6212; or Robert Lauby, Associate 
Administrator for Railroad Safety and

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Chief Safety Officer, FRA, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Mailstop 25, 
Washington, DC 20590, (202) 493-6474.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), 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 60 voting representatives from 39 member organizations, representing 
various rail industry perspectives. In addition, there are non-voting 
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 prior RSAC activities and 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 March 8, 2016.
Robert C. Lauby,
Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-05997 Filed 3-16-16; 8:45 am]