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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
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
On August 1, we issued a final report on the review of Volpe Center’s IT security and resource management.
We publicly released our audit on Commercial Driver’s Licenses. We found that Federal standards and state controls are not sufficient to defend against the threat posed by individuals who seek to fraudulently obtain CDLs.
What We Looked At
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.
We issued a report to the Federal Aviation Administrator on security and controls over en route air traffic control developmental systems located in the computer laboratory at FAA’s William J. Hughes Technical Center.
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
PHMSA's Inadequate Management and Oversight of Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grants Limited the Program's Effectiveness
On January 12, 2012, we issued a report on the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s (PHMSA) management and oversight of its Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grants Program. We found that PHMSA does not have sufficien
On April 5, 2012, we issued our report on the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) oversight of State DOT American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) contract awards.