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In February 2009, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) received $8.4 billion from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) for economic stimulus and recovery grants.
FTA’s Limited Oversight of Grantees’ Compliance With Insurance Requirements Puts Federal Funds and Hurricane Sandy Insurance Proceeds at Risk
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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
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
Final Report on DOT’s Implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Continued Management Attention Is Needed to Address Oversight Vulnerabilities
On November 30, we issued our latest American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) report entitled “DOT’s Implementation the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Continued Management Attention is Needed to Address Oversight Vulnerabilities”.
The Disaster Relief Appropriations Act (DRAA) of 2013 appropriated over $10 billion to the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Public Transportation Emergency Relief Program (ERP) for Hurricane Sandy-related recovery programs and directed our o
New York City Fulton Street Transit Center: FTA’s Sustained Focus on Key Risk Areas Is Needed Until the Project Is Completed
On August 15, 2011, we issued our final report on the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA's) oversight of the New York City Fulton Street Transit Center (Fulton Street) Project.
FTA Has Not Fully Implemented Key Internal Controls for Hurricane Sandy Oversight and Future Emergency Relief Efforts
FTA has not fully implemented the processes and internal controls it established for the award and oversight of Hurricane Sandy funds, in response to the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act (DRAA) of 2013 and Federal guidelines.
DOT Established Timely Controls for the TIGER Discretionary Grants Program, But Opportunities Exist to Strengthen Oversight
On September 20, 2012, we issued a report on the Office of the Secretary’s (OST) Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Discretionary Grants Program, which uses competitive discretionary grants for capital investments in hi
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