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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.
On January 6, 2011, we issued our final report on the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) National Review Teams (NRT). Our objective was to evaluate the effectiveness of the NRTs in conducting national oversight and mitigating risks posed by
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
Audit of the Mississippi Department of Transportation's Award of Selected Hurricane Katrina Emergency Repair Contracts
On September 6, we issued a final report on our audit of MDOT’s management of the award of selected Hurricane Katrina emergency repair federal–aid contracts.
ARRA Lessons Learned: Opportunities Exist for FAA To Further Improve Its Oversight of Airport Grant Payments
On April 18, 2013, we issued a report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) oversight of airport grants funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).
On December 1, 2012, S&S Precast, Incorporated (S&S), and its owner Jerry Shannon, entered into a settlement with the U.S.
FTA Did Not Adequately Verify PATH’s Compliance With Federal Procurement Requirements for the Salt Mitigation of Tunnels Project
In response to the widespread damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, Congress enacted the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 (DRAA) on January 29, 2013, appropriating over $10 billion for FTA’s Public Transportation Emergency Relief Program for
On September 11, 2012, we issued a report that assessed the grants management framework the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) uses to administer its High Speed Intercity Passenger Rail Program (HSIPR). FRA has awarded and obligated almost $10
Opportunities Exist To Strengthen FHWA’s Coordination, Guidance, and Oversight of the Tribal Transportation Program
On October 30, 2013, we issued a report on the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) oversight of the Tribal Transportation Program (TTP) which provides funding for projects that support safe and adequate transportation and public road access to
On May 7, 2013, we reported that FHWA inspections did not routinely verify whether States detected instances of noncompliance with some Federal requirements.