As required by Congress, we publicly issued our third quarterly assessment of the savings Amtrak has achieved from operational reforms.
On June 17, as requested by the Senate Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee staff, we issued our assessment of the costs related to Amtrak’s recently settled labor negotiations and Amtrak’s ability to pay those costs.
At the request of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, we reviewed the authority, duties, and use of railroad police, particularly for non-law enforcement purposes.
As mandated by Congress in the Conference Report accompanying the FY 2006 Appropriations Act for the Department of Transportation, we issued the fourth in a series of quarterly reports to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees providing an
Our first quarterly report, issued January 5, 2006, established an FY 2006 operating subsidy baseline of $586 million.
On April 30th, as mandated by the fiscal year 2008 Appropriations Act for the Department of Transportation, we issued our quarterly report on Amtrak’s year–to–date financial performance and savings from operational reforms to the House and Senate
We issued a letter to the Secretary Mineta, FRA Administrator Rutter, and the House and Senate Appropriations Committees on Amtrak's compliance with condition 8 of its Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing loan.
On April 8, as mandated by the FY 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Act we issued our report to the Committees on Appropriation on any and all user fees paid by Amtrak to freight railroads, irrespective of funding source, for access to the right-of-way
On November 14, as mandated by the fiscal year (FY) 2007 Appropriations Act for the Department of Transportation, we issued our fourth quarterly report to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees on Amtrak's savings from operational reforms
On March 23, we issued a letter concerning our review of the departure of Mr. Fred Weiderhold, Amtrak's former Inspector General.