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In February 2009, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) received $8.4 billion from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) for economic stimulus and recovery grants.
Each year, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) provides about $40 billion in Federal funding to States for construction and improvements to the Nation’s highways and bridges.
FTA Monitored Grantees’ Corrective Actions, but Lacks Policy and Guidance To Oversee Grantees With Restricted Access to Federal Funds
More than 2,000 urban and rural transit operators receive Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grants funds and technical assistance.
FTA’s Limited Oversight of Grantees’ Compliance With Insurance Requirements Puts Federal Funds and Hurricane Sandy Insurance Proceeds at Risk
What We Looked At
Improvements in FTA’s Safety Oversight Policies and Procedures Could Strengthen Program Implementation and Address Persistent Challenges
Recent incidents have demonstrated weaknesses in the safety performance and oversight of some rail transit systems.
Letter to Representative Nadler on Relocation Assistance Provided to Tenants Affected by the Fulton Street Transit Center Project
On January 17, we issued a letter to Representative Jerrold Nadler regarding whether the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) provided adequate relocation planning, advisory services, and coordination of assistance to individuals and busine
On January 31, 2012, we issued our final report on the challenges FTA may face if Congress passes legislation expanding its oversight role of rail transit safety. We found that although basic safety incident data, such as fatalities, injuries, an
This report presents the results of our third audit of the Tren Urbano Rail Transit Project (Tren Urbano) in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Lessons Learned From the East Side Access Project Can Enhance FTA’s Oversight of MTA’s Reporting on Remaining ARRA Grants
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has committed nearly $2.7 billion in Federal funding to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) East Side Access (ESA) project, including the most American Recovery and Reinvestment A
The Inspector General testified regarding FTA’s “New Starts” criteria before the House Transportation-Treasury Appropriations Subcommittee.