NTD Manual: Proposed Changes to Safety and Security Reporting Requirements


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11-27-07

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This notice provides interested parties with the opportunity to comment on changes to the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) 2008 National Transit Database (NTD) Safety & Security Reporting Manual (Safety & Security Manual). Pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 5335, FTA requires those transit agencies that are reporting to the NTD from urbanized areas to provide reports within 30 days of a major safety or security incident, and to provide a monthly report on minor safety and security incidents.

In an ongoing effort to improve the NTD reporting system, and to be responsive to the needs of NTD data users and of the transit agencies reporting to the NTD, FTA annually refines and clarifies the Safety & Security Module reporting requirements through revisions to the Safety & Security Manual.

Comments must be received on or before December 21, 2007. FTA will consider comments filed after this date to the extent practicable.

You may submit comments [identified by DOT Docket ID Number FTA–2007–0013] at the Federal eRulemaking Portal at: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments.

• Fax: 202–493–2251.
• Mail: Docket Management Facility: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001.
• Hand Delivery or Courier: West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

When submitting comments, you must use docket number FTA–2007–0013. This will ensure that your comment is placed in the correct docket. If you submit comments by mail, you should submit two copies and include the above docket number. Note that all comments received will be posted, without change, to http://www.regulations.gov including any personal identifying information.

Please contact FTA Region 10’s Ken Feldman at (206) 220-7521, or email kenneth.feldman@dot.gov, if you have questions concerning this notice.

Sincerely,

/s/

R. F. Krochalis
Regional Administrator