Testimony

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Challenges Facing the U.S. Department of Transportation, Fiscal Year 2008

Project ID: 
CC2008007

Summary

On October 18, the Inspector General testified before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation regarding DOT’s top management challenges. He highlighted key challenges facing DOT in the following three cross–cutting areas: (1) strengthening oversight to ensure surface safety and make the most of the Federal investment in highway and transit projects; (2) enhancing the safety of the Nation’s aviation system; and (3) reducing airline delays, meeting anticipated demand for air travel, and addressing challenges for operating, maintaining, and modernizing the National Airspace System.