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FRA’s Oversight of Hazardous Materials Shipments Lacks Comprehensive Risk Evaluation and Focus on Deterrence
In July 2013, a train carrying crude oil derailed in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, Canada, resulting in fatalities and significant damage.
DOT’s Conference Spending Policies Reflect Federal Requirements, but Ineffective Controls Do Not Ensure Compliance
In recent years the President and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) have issued guidance, and the Congress has enacted legislation to promote efficient spending and curb conference-related costs in the Federal Government.
Quality Control Review of the Department of Transportation’s Audited Consolidated Financial Statements for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2015
This report presents the results of our quality control review (QCR) of the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) audited consolidated financial statements for fiscal years 2016 and 2015.
To help manage the most complex air traffic system in the world, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) operates approximately 160 Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) facilities, which provide air traffic control services to pilots in the
This report presents the results of our quality control review (QCR) of KPMG LLP’s audit of DOT’s Closing Package Financial Statements for fiscal year 2016, under contract to the Office of Inspector General.
Inspector General Review of Fiscal Year 2015 Drug Control Funds and Performance Summary Reporting - Federal Aviation Administration
This report presents the results of our review of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Drug Control Obligation Summary Report required by the National Office on Drug Control Policy (ONDCP).
FTA Did Not Adequately Verify PATH’s Compliance With Federal Procurement Requirements for the Salt Mitigation of Tunnels Project
In response to the widespread damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, Congress enacted the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 (DRAA) on January 29, 2013, appropriating over $10 billion for FTA’s Public Transportation Emergency Relief Program for
In July 2010, President Obama signed the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act (IPERA) to encourage the elimination of payment errors, waste, fraud, and abuse in Federal programs.
Quality Control Review of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation’s Audited Financial Statements for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2015
This report presents the results of our quality control review (QCR) of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation’s (SLSDC) audited financial statements for fiscal years 2016 and 2015.
FHWA Does Not Effectively Ensure States Account for Preliminary Engineering Costs and Reimburse Funds as Required
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) authorizes billions of dollars in Federal-aid funding to assist States in the design and related ground work—known as preliminary engineering (PE)—needed before a highway or bridge project advances to phys