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 May 4, 2011, the Department of Transportation (DOT) Inspector General testified before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The testimony focused on four key challenges DOT faces in ensuring American Recovery and Reinvestm
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 April 30 the Inspector General testified before the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, regarding the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) oversight of the Ame
On April 29 the Inspector General testified before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure regarding the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) oversight of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and OIG’s related audit a
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 November 30, we issued our latest American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) report entitled “DOT’s Implementation the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Continued Management Attention is Needed to Address Oversight Vulnerabilities”.
On August 15, 2011, we issued our final report on the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA's) oversight of the New York City Fulton Street Transit Center (Fulton Street) Project.
FTA has not fully implemented the processes and internal controls it established for the award and oversight of Hurricane Sandy funds, in response to the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act (DRAA) of 2013 and Federal guidelines.
On September 20, 2012, we issued a report on the Office of the Secretary’s (OST) Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Discretionary Grants Program, which uses competitive discretionary grants for capital investments in hi