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In 2011, as part of its “Campaign to Cut Waste,” the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) set a goal for agencies to reduce spending on management support services contracts by 15 percent—from fiscal year 2010 spending levels—by the end of fiscal
Improvements in Cost-Plus Award-Fee Processes are Needed To Ensure Millions Paid in Fees are Justified
On August 25, we issued our report on the Department of Transportation's (DOT) use of cost-plus-award-fee (CPAF) contracts to the Office of the Secretary (OST) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), with separate recommendations to each.
We found DOT was not properly administering closeout and payment of cost-reimbursable contracts.
On March 27, 2013, we issued our final report on DOT’s governance processes for its major information technology (IT) investments.
MARAD Has Taken Steps To Develop a Port Infrastructure Development Program but Is Challenged in Managing Its Current Port Projects
In 2003, the Maritime Administration (MARAD) was authorized to administer funds for developing and modernizing the Port of Anchorage, the main seaport in Anchorage, AK.
On September 21, we issued our report on FAA's RESULTS National Contracting Service, a procurement program established to acquire support services.
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) manages Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport through a lease with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).
Technical Support Services Contract: Better Management Oversight and Sound Business Practices Are Needed
In response to requests from Senators John McCain and Wayne Allard, the Office of Inspector General reviewed the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) contract administration oversight on the $875 million Technical Support Services Contract (TSS
The Disaster Relief Appropriations Act (DRAA) of 2013 appropriated over $10 billion to the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Public Transportation Emergency Relief Program (ERP) for Hurricane Sandy-related recovery programs and directed our o
Weaknesses In Program And Contract Management Contribute To ERAM Delays And Put Other NextGen Initiatives At Risk
On September 13, 2012, we issued a report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) progress and problems with the En Route Automation Modernization (ERAM) program, a multibillion dollar air traffic management system that will pr