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Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics; Notice of Meeting

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Date: 
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Issue: 
Volume 75, Number 173
Agency: 
Research and Innovative Technology Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation.
Action: 
Notice.
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Bureau of Transportation Statistics

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 Friday, October 8, 2010, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST 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 DOT Strategic Plan and related BTS products; (4) Council Members review and discussion of statistical programs; and (5) future Council activities. Participation is open to the public. Members of the public who wish to participate must notify Tonya Tinsley-Grisham at tonya.tinsley@dot.gov, not later than September 27, 2010. 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 Ms. Tinsley-Grisham via e-mail no later than October 4, 2010.

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 Transportation Statistics, Attention: Tonya Tinsley-Grisham, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Room # E34-403, Washington, DC 20590, tonya.tinsley@dot.gov or faxed to (202) 366-3640. BTS requests that written comments be received by October 5, 2010.

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 September 2010.

Steven K. Smith,
Deputy Director, Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

[FR Doc. 2010-22319 Filed 9-7-10; 8:45 am]

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