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Management Advisory: Suspended or Debarred Firms Are Listed on State DBE Directories as Eligible for DBE Participation
On September 24, 2013, we issued a management advisory to inform the Department of Transportation of an issue related to our recent audit of the Department’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) program and our ongoing audit of the Suspension
Weaknesses in the Department’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program Limit Achievement of Its Objectives
On April 23, 2013, we issued our final report on the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) administration of its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program.
The United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York reached an agreement with Kleinberg Electric (KE) to settle claims that it violated DOT regulations designed to ensure participation of disadvantaged business enterprises (DBEs) in c
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
MAP-21 is the first long-term surface transportation authorization since 2005, providing $105 billion for fiscal years 2013 and 2014.
On December 16, 2013, we issued our annual report on the top management challenges facing the Department in fiscal year 2014. The seven issues comprising this year’s report are as follows: improving FAA’s oversight of the aviation industry and th
On March 5, 2013, the Inspector General testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on the Office of Inspector General’s top 10 recommendations for the Department of Transportation.
On September 19, 2013, we issued our report entitled DOT Not Fully Complying with Requirements of the Reducing Over-Classification Act. Our objectives were to (1) determine whet
Status of DOT’s Actions To Address Subtitle C of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act
On September 18, 2013, the Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) Assistant Inspector General for Highway and Transit Audits testified before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on the status of the Department of Transportation’s act
Initial Assessment of FTA’s Oversight of the Emergency Relief Program and Hurricane Sandy Relief Funds
On December 3, 2013, OIG issued a final report on the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) oversight of the Emergency Relief Program and Hurricane Sandy relief funds.