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On July 26, 2012, we issued our report on the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) oversight of phase 1 of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail project. This was a self-initiated audit subsequent to a Management Advisory we issued in October 2009, whi
In response to recent hacking attacks on government computers, we evaluated the vulnerability of DOT web sites. We scanned 142 DOT web servers and identified potential vulnerabilities on 86 servers in 8 DOT Operating Administrations.
This audit reviews the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Highway and Transportation Authority’s (HTA) schedule, cost estimate, financial capacity, and outstanding construction quality problems for completing the Tren Urbano Rail Transit Project in San J
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At the request of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, we reviewed the authority, duties, and use of railroad police, particularly for non-law enforcement purposes.
As mandated by Congress in the Conference Report accompanying the FY 2006 Appropriations Act for the Department of Transportation, we issued the fourth in a series of quarterly reports to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees providing an
In 1997, Congress passed the Amtrak Reform and Accountability Act (ARAA), which established a deadline of 2002 for Amtrak to improve operations sufficiently to eliminate its need for further Federal operating subsidies.
NEPA: FRA Coordinates as Required but Opportunities Exist to Modernize Procedures and Improve Project Delivery
On December 5, 2013 we issued a report that assessed the procedures the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has in place to administer the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
On August 2, 2012, we issued our final report on improvements needed In the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) Grant Oversight Program. We conducted this audit at FTA’s request. FTA’s Oversight Program is carried out by its regional offices,
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