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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
Enhanced Oversight of Staffing and Training at FAA's Critical Facilities is Needed to Maintain Continuity of Operations
On January 12, 2012, we issued a report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) oversight of staffing and training at its most critical air traffic control facilities. We conducted our review at the request of the Chairman and Ranking Membe
On November 14, 2012, we issued our report presenting the results of our annual audit of the Department’s information security program and practices, as required by the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA).
Timely and Targeted FMCSA Action is Needed to Fully Address National Transportation Safety Board Recommendations for Improving Passenger Carrier Oversight
On April 17, 2012, we issued a report on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) implementation of National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommendations to improve Federal oversight of passenger carriers, a request initiall
Challenges With Implementing Near-Term NextGen Capabilities at Congested Airports Could Delay Benefits
On August 1, 2012, we issued a report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) implementation of near-term capabilities for the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen). Our audit focused on FAA’s actions in response to recommend
On September 11, 2012, we issued a report that assessed the grants management framework the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) uses to administer its High Speed Intercity Passenger Rail Program (HSIPR). FRA has awarded and obligated almost $10
Contract Towers Continue To Provide Cost-Effective and Safe Air Traffic Services, but Improved Oversight of the Program Is Needed
On November 5, 2012, we issued a report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) oversight of the Federal Contract Tower Program.
Quality Control Review of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Audited Financial Statements for Fiscal Years 2012 and 2011
On November 14, 2012, we issued an audit report on our quality control review of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) financial statements for fiscal years 2012 and 2011. KPMG LLP, under contract to the Office of the Inspector General, iss
On January 31, 2012, we issued our final report on the challenges FTA may face if Congress passes legislation expanding its oversight role of rail transit safety. We found that although basic safety incident data, such as fatalities, injuries, an