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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.
MWAA's Weak Policies and Procedures Have Led to Questionable Procurement Practices, Mismanagement, and a Lack of Overall Accountability
On November 1, 2012, we issued a report on the management policies and processes of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA). Established through the Metropolitan Washington Airports Act of 1982, MWAA operates the federally owned Was
Weaknesses In The Office Of The Secretary's Acquisition Function Limit Its Capacity to Support DOT's Mission
On May 25, 2011, we issued a report on our review of the Office of the Secretary of Transportation's (OST's) acquisition function.
Quality Control Review of the Department's Implementation of Earned Value management and Security Cost Reporting
On April 24, 2009, we issued our report on the audit of the Department of Transportation’s implementation of earned value management (EVM), and the supportability of estimated security costs for major information technology (IT) investments.
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DOT Does Not Fully Comply With Revised Federal Acquisition Regulations on the Use and Management of Cost-Reimbursement Awards
On August 5, 2013, we issued our report on the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) compliance with revised requirements in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) regarding the use and management of cost-reimbursement awards.
FAA Must Strengthen Its Cost and Price Analysis Processes to Prevent Overpaying for Noncompetitive Contracts
On May 19, 2011, we issued our final report on the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) cost and price analyses. The Office of Management and Budget emphasizes the importance of conducting effective cost and price analyses to avoid overpaying
As required by AIR-21, we reported to Congress on our second annual assessment of the status of FAA’s cost accounting system.
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.
We publicly released our audit report which determined that FAA is not properly administering payment and closeout of cost-reimbursable contracts in accordance with acquisition regulations and guidance.