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Letter to Senator Claire McCaskill Regarding FAA's Progress in Implementing Past OIG Recommendations to Improve Oversight of Outsourced Maintenance
On January 11, 2010, we responded to a request from Senator Claire McCaskill that our office report on FAA’s progress in implementing our audit recommendations to improve its oversight of outsourced aircraft maintenance. We reported that, overall
Letter to Chairmen Oberstar and Costello and Ranking Members Mica and Petri Regarding FAA's Efforts to Implement RTCA Task Force Recommendations for NextGen
On December 21, we issued a letter to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and Aviation Subcommittee regarding FAA's efforts to implement the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen).
On June 18, 2010, we responded to Senators Grassley and Coburn regarding their April 8, 2010, request that we provide information on the independence necessary to carry out our audits, evaluations, and investigations. We reported (1) that the Dep
On August 5, 2010, we issued a letter in response to a request from Representative John Mica, Ranking Minority Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and Representative Thomas Petri, Ranking Minority Member of the Committe
In response to a request from Senator Charles Grassley and Representative Darrell Issa, we examined the Department of Transportation’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) processes from January 2008 to the present to determine whether or to what ext
Letter to Appropriations Committees Regarding Amtrak User Fees For Right-Of-Way Access And Incentive Payments For On-Time Performance
On April 8, as mandated by the FY 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Act we issued our report to the Committees on Appropriation on any and all user fees paid by Amtrak to freight railroads, irrespective of funding source, for access to the right-of-way
On August 17, we responded to Congressman Issa's request to report on DOT's policies and guidance on the use of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) signage. We found that two of five DOT Operating Administrations (OAs) receiving ARRA fu
On March 19, the Office of Inspector General issued its report to Congress on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) process for reviewing field inspection data collected through its Air Transportation Oversight System (ATOS). This report is
Letter to the Idaho Congressional Delegation Regarding the Review of FAA’s Business Case for Moving Terminal Radar Approach Control Services from Boise, Idaho to Salt Lake City, Utah
On June 30, 2010, we issued our response to the Idaho Congressional Delegation, which requested that we review FAA’s business case for moving terminal radar approach control (TRACON) services from Boise to Salt Lake City. Senators Crapo and Risch
Letter to Chairmen Oberstar and Costello Regarding the 2009 FAA Telecommunications Infrastructure Outage
On June 17, 2010, we issued our review of an FAA Telecommunications Infrastructure (FTI) outage that occurred on November 19, 2009, delaying thousands of travelers and grounding hundreds of flights nationwide.