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Stronger Guidance and Internal Controls Would Enhance DOT’s Management of Highway and Vehicle Safety R&D Agreements
What We Looked At
Interim Report on Award-Fee Criteria for FAA's System Engineering and Technical Assistance II (SETA-II) Contract
On October 7, 2008, we issued an interim report regarding FAA’s System Engineering and Technical Assistance II Contract as part of our ongoing audit of the Use of Cost–Plus–Award–Fee (CPAF) contracts within the Department.
This report presents our initial assessment of FAA’s plan to replace its telecommunications systems, known as the FAA Telecommunication Infrastructure Project (FTI).
On August 14, 2008, we issued an interim report regarding the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center’s Transportation Information Project Support (TRIPS) contract as a part of our ongoing audit of the Use of Cost–Plus–Award–Fee (CPAF) contra
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.
New Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Firms Face Barriers to Obtaining Work at the Nation’s Largest Airports
Each year, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) distributes more than $3 billion in Federal grants for airport projects.
On February 5, 2009, we issued our audit report on the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) implementation of Section 307 of the National Highway Systems Designation Act (NHSDA).
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
Congress has granted several of DOT’s Operating Administrations the authority to enter into Other Transaction Agreements (OTA). These financial instruments give agencies greater flexibility to achieve mission goals.