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FRA Is Nearing Completion of Rules Required by the Rail Safety Improvement Act, but Needs to Improve Oversight
On April 17, 2013, we issued a report on the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) progress in implementing the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (RSIA).
Lessons Learned From the East Side Access Project Can Enhance FTA’s Oversight of MTA’s Reporting on Remaining ARRA Grants
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has committed nearly $2.7 billion in Federal funding to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) East Side Access (ESA) project, including the most American Recovery and Reinvestment A
MAP-21 is the first long-term surface transportation authorization since 2005, providing $105 billion for fiscal years 2013 and 2014.
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).
Initial Assessment of FTA’s Oversight of the Emergency Relief Program and Hurricane Sandy Relief Funds
On December 3, 2013, OIG issued a final report on the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) oversight of the Emergency Relief Program and Hurricane Sandy relief funds.
Status of DOT’s Actions To Address Subtitle C of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act
On September 18, 2013, the Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) Assistant Inspector General for Highway and Transit Audits testified before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on the status of the Department of Transportation’s act
Amtrak's New Cost Accounting System Is a Significant Improvement But Concerns Over Precision and Long Term Viability Remain
On March 27, 2013, we issued a report on the results of our audit of Amtrak’s Performance Tracking (APT) system.