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On November 16, 2012, the Inspector General testified before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure regarding the governance of the Washington Metropolitan Airports Authority (MWAA).
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
On May 15, 2012, the Inspector General issued an interim letter regarding our ongoing audit work on the governance and management policies and processes of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA). MWAA operates the federally owned W
Audit Initiated of FAA's Efforts to Streamline Its Processes for Implementing New Performance-Based Flight Procedures
The Office of Inspector General plans to initiate an audit on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) progress in implementing Performance-Based Navigation (PBN) procedures, including the NAV Lean Project (which is aimed at improving FAA’s rev
Refinements to DOT's Management of the Highway Trust Fund's Solvency Could Improve the Understanding and Accuracy of Shortfall Projections
On March 6, 2012, we issued our final report on the issues related to the solvency of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF). We found that following the fiscal year 2008 shortfall in HTF’s Highway Account (HA), both the Federal Highway Administration (FHW
On April 23, 2012, we issued a report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) progress in planning and implementing its six transformational programs, which will provide foundational technologies and infrastructure for the Next Generation A
On July 19, 2012, we issued a report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) oversight of the Air Traffic Safety Action Program (ATSAP)—a voluntary non-punitive reporting program for air traffic controllers to report safety concerns, such a
ARRA Job Data Reporting for FAA Programs—Lessons Learned for Improving Accuracy and Transparency for Future Job Reporting
On February 10, 2012, we issued a report on job reporting for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) programs funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). We found that FAA met the ARRA requirement to provide reports on
The Principal Assistant Inspector General for Auditing and Evaluation testified before the House Aviation Subcommittee on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) efforts to consolidate air traffic facilities.
The Success of FAA's Long-Term Plan for Air Traffic Facility Realignments and Consolidations Depends on Addressing Key Technical, Financial, and Workforce Challenges
On July 17, 2012, we issued a report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) plans for consolidating and realigning its air traffic control facilities. FAA operates 561 manned air traffic facilities nationwide, many of which are deteriorat