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Motorcyclist Advisory Council; Notice of Public Meeting


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Motorcyclist Advisory Council; Notice of Public Meeting

Nicole R. Nason
Federal Highway Administration
26 November 2019


[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 228 (Tuesday, November 26, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 65212-65213]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-25669]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration

[Docket No. FHWA-2017-0043]


Motorcyclist Advisory Council; Notice of Public Meeting

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), U.S. Department of 
Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the fifth meeting of the FHWA 
Motorcyclist Advisory Council (MAC).

DATES: The meeting will be held as an ``in-person'' meeting from 8:30 
a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST on December 10, 2019. Requests to attend the 
meeting must be received by December 2, 2019. Requests for 
accommodations to a disability must be received by December 2, 2019. 
Requests to speak during the meeting must be submitted with a written 
copy of their remarks to DOT by December 5, 2019.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Highway Institute, 
1310 North Courthouse Road, Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201. Members of 
the public who wish to attend are asked to send an email to MAC-FHWA@dot.gov. Individuals requiring accommodations are asked to note 
this when they send an email about attending to MAC-FHWA@dot.gov. If 
you would like to make oral statements regarding any of the items on 
the agenda, you should contact Mr. Michael Griffith at the phone number 
listed in the following section or email your request to MAC-FHWA@dot.gov. If you would like to file a written statement with the 
Committee, you may do so either before or after the meeting by 
submitting an electronic copy of that statement to MAC-FHWA@dot.gov or 
the specific docket page at: www.regulations.gov. An electronic copy of 
this notice may be downloaded from the Federal Register's home page at: 
http://www.archives.gov; the Government Publishing Office's database 
at: https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/; or the specific docket page at: 
www.regulations.gov. An electronic copy of the minutes from all 
meetings will be available for download within 60 days of the 
conclusion of the meeting at: https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/motorcycles/.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael Griffith, the Designated 
Federal Official, Office of Safety, 202-366-9469, 
(mike.griffith@dot.gov), or Ms. Guan Xu, 202-366-5892, 
(guan.xu@dot.gov), Federal Highway Administration, 1200 New Jersey 
Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    Purpose of the Committee: Section 1426 of the Fixing America's 
Surface Transportation Act (Pub. L. 114-94) required the FHWA 
Administrator, on behalf of the Secretary, to establish the MAC. The 
MAC is responsible for providing advice and making recommendations 
concerning infrastructure issues related to motorcyclist safety 
including barrier design; road design, construction, and maintenance 
practices; and the architecture and implementation of intelligent 
transportation system technologies. On July 28, 2017, the Secretary of 
Transportation appointed 10 members to the MAC. Four meetings have been 
held to date.
    Agenda Summary: In general, the meeting will again cover a topical 
discussion of the infrastructure issues described above, namely: 
Barrier design; road design, construction, and maintenance practices; 
and the architecture and implementation of intelligent transportation 
system technologies. Specifically at this MAC meeting, the agenda will 
cover the following key topics:
     Discussion of proposed draft MAC recommendations to 
identify areas that need the most attention for discussion and areas 
that are complete or near-complete.
     Public Comments.
     Finalizing areas of MAC recommendations and identify 
problem areas in need of more input or feedback.
     Discussion of next steps.
    Public Participation: This meeting will be open to the public. The 
Designated Federal Official and the Chair of the Committee will conduct 
the meeting to facilitate the orderly conduct of business. If you would 
like to file a written statement with the Committee, you may do so 
either before or after the meeting. If you would like to make oral 
statements regarding any of the items on the agenda, you should contact 
Mr. Michael Griffith at the phone number listed in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section or email the appropriate address listed in 
the ADDRESSES section. You must make your request for an oral statement 
at least 5 business days prior to the meeting. Reasonable provisions 
will be made to include any such presentation on the agenda. Public 
comment will be limited to 3 minutes per speaker, per topic.
    Services for Individuals with Disabilities: The DOT is committed to 
providing equal access to this meeting for all participants. If you 
need alternative formats or services because

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of a disability, such as sign language, interpretation, or other 
ancillary aids, please indicate specific needs in your request to 
attend the meeting.

    Authority: Section 1426 of Pub. L. 114-94.

    Issued on: November 21, 2019.
Nicole R. Nason,
Administrator, Federal Highway Administration.
[FR Doc. 2019-25669 Filed 11-25-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4910-22-P

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