There have been numerous claims made about the relative financial performance of European Passenger Train Operations and the amount of Public Funding they require to remain operationally viable. This review examines the Public Subsidies that have been provided for European Passenger Train Operations and then compares these funding levels to that of Amtrak.
Final PowerPoint Briefing on The National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) Organizational Assessment for Amtrak Office of Inspector General (OIG)
Originally, we planned to evaluate Amtrak’s Strategic Planning process and the 2009 planning documents by comparing and contrasting the process and plans to “best practices” in strategic planning.
Our audit objective was to determine the accuracy and acceptability of costs invoiced by the Contractor.
Amtrak awarded two cost reimbursable plus fee contracts up to a combined guaranteed maximum price of over $11 million to perform work related to track replacement and related improvements. Our audit objective was to determine the accuracy and acceptability of costs invoiced by the Contractor.
The Office of Inspector General ("OIG"), Office of Investigations ("OI") received information alleging that [REDACTED] and [REDACTED] had arranged travel for persons not listed on their travel privelege passes. Information received by OI also indicated that [REDACTED] approved and had knowledge of these unauthorized trips.