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
On February 9, 2011, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued its report on the Denali Commission's Use of Federal-aid Highway Funds. At the request of U.S. Senator Christopher S.
FMCSA Generally Complies With Statutory Requirements, but Actions Are Needed Prior To Initiating Its NAFTA Cross-Border Trucking Pilot Program
On August 19, 2011, we issued a report on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) pilot program authorizing long–haul, cross–border trucking services between the United States and Mexico under the provisions of the North American
On January 27, 2011, we issued our report on Amtrak's long-term capital planning process as requested by the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies. Our objectives were to determin
Letter to Chairmen Rockefeller and Pryor Regarding Whether Former NHTSA Employees Exerted Undue Influence on Safety Defect Investigations
At the request of Chairman Rockefeller of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and Chairman Pryor of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance, we conducted a review of former National Highway Traffic
On August 5, 2011, we issued our monthly American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Financial and Activity Report for the month of July 2011. The report summarizes our cumulative ARRA and non-ARRA funds spent related to our ARRA oversight acti
On October 6, 2011, we issued a report on NHTSA's oversight of vehicle safety. We found that NHTSA followed its established procedures in investigating unintended acceleration (UA) issues for Toyota and other manufacturers and that UA-issues affe
Statement for the Record: FMCSA is Strengthening Motor Carrier Safety Oversight But Further Action and Attention Are Needed
On July 21, 2011, we provided a statement for the record for the hearing on reauthorization of the motor carrier safety programs before the U.S.
Federal Highway Administration's Oversight of Federal-Aid and Recovery Act Projects Administered by Local Public Agencies Needs Strengthening
On July 15, 2011, we issued a final report on the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) oversight of federal-aid and Recovery Act projects administered by Local Public Agencies (LPA). We initiated the audit since LPAs received up to $8 billion
On July 28, 2011 we issued a report on our financial analyses of transportation-related Public Private Partnerships (PPPs).