Top Management Challenges
DOT's FY 2012 Top Management Challenges
On November 15, 2011, we issued our annual report on the top management challenges facing the Department in FY 2012. The issues comprising this year’s report are: enhancing the Department’s oversight of highway, bridge, and transit safety; ensuring effective oversight on key initiatives that can improve aviation safety; ensuring effective oversight of hazardous liquid and natural gas pipeline safety; ensuring effective oversight of ARRA projects and applying related lessons learned to improve DOT’s infrastructure programs; managing the next generation air transportation system advancement while controlling costs; managing DOT acquisitions in a more strategic manner to maximize limited resources and achieve better mission results; improving the Department’s cyber security; defining clear goals to guide the Federal Railroad Administration in its transformation; and utilizing Department credit programs to leverage limited federal transportation infrastructure resources. This report was included in the Department’s Annual Financial Report, as required by law.