Top Management Challenges
DOT’s FY 2011 Top Management Challenges
On November 15, we issued our annual report on the top management challenges facing the Department in FY 2011. The issues comprising this year’s report are: ensuring transparency and accountability in the Department's Recovery Act programs; maintaining momentum in the Department’s oversight of highway, motor vehicle, hazardous materials, and transit safety; maintaining momentum in addressing human factors and improving safety oversight of the aviation industry; improving the Department's oversight of highway, transit, and pipeline infrastructure; identifying sufficient funding sources to support future Federal investment in surface transportation infrastructure; transforming the Federal Railroad Administration to address significantly expanded oversight responsibilities; advancing the next generation air transportation system while ensuring the safe and efficient operation of the National Airspace System; implementing processes to improve the Department’s acquisitions and contract management; and improving the Department's cyber security.
This report was included in the Department’s Performance and Accountability Report, as required by law.