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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.
This report presents the results of our annual audit of DOT’s information security program and practices required by the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA), as amended.
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
On February 9, 2011, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued its report on the Denali Commission's Use of Federal-aid Highway Funds. At the request of U.S. Senator Christopher S.
DOT’s Conference Spending Policies Reflect Federal Requirements, but Ineffective Controls Do Not Ensure Compliance
In recent years the President and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) have issued guidance, and the Congress has enacted legislation to promote efficient spending and curb conference-related costs in the Federal Government.
On July 26, 2012, we issued our report on the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) oversight of phase 1 of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail project. This was a self-initiated audit subsequent to a Management Advisory we issued in October 2009, whi
Quality Control Review of the Department of Transportation’s Audited Consolidated Financial Statements for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2015
This report presents the results of our quality control review (QCR) of the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) audited consolidated financial statements for fiscal years 2016 and 2015.
What We Looked At
On February 23, we issued a quality control review report on a single audit performed by Marcias Gini & O'Connell LLP with supporting work from KMPG, LLP on the City and County of San Francisco's use of United States Department of Transportati