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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.
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
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
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.
FRA's Requirements For High Speed Rail Stakeholder Agreements Mitigated Risk, But Delayed Some Projects' Benefits
On November 1, we issued a report on the Stakeholder Agreement Requirements for the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail (HSIPR) grant program. While FRA has awarded and obligated over $10.1 billion in grant
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.
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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.
On July 10, 2012, we issued a report on our analysis of the causes of Amtrak train delays. Our analysis: (1) identified statistically significant causes of delays outside the NEC and under the control of either Amtrak or a freight railroad; (2)