SAFETY AND SECURITY: Management of the Police Department Has Recently Improved, but Foundational Decisions Are Needed on its Role and Priorities
The objective for this report was to evaluate the extent to which the company employs key practices to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of its police force.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2020-012 | 07/01/2020
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Mobile Device Security Needs to Improve to Better Protect Company Data from Compromise
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an audit of Amtrak’s (the company) efforts to manage its mobile devices and protect the company data from cybersecurity compromise.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2020-010 | 05/08/2020
The $2.5 billion Acela 21 program is the largest single investment in Amtrak’s (the company) 49-year history.
Tracking Number: OIG-MAR-2020-009 | 04/24/2020
GOVERNANCE: Improved Procurement Practices Could Help Ensure Lowest Prices for Materials and Maximum Savings
The objective for this report was to assess the extent to which the company has effectively implemented more economical purchasing practices we recommended in a 2015 report.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2020-008 | 04/15/2020
The objective for this report was to assess the effectiveness of the company’s current efforts to better manage its vehicle fleet, including any efforts made by the company to respond to our prior observations.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2020-007 | 03/17/2020
GOVERNANCE: Quality Control Review of the Independent Audit of Amtrak’s Consolidated Financial Statements for Fiscal Year Ended 2019
Amtrak (the company) contracted with the independent certified public accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP to audit its consolidated financial statements as of September 30, 2019, and for the year then ended, and to provide a report on interna
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2020-006 | 02/03/2020
SAFETY AND SECURITY: Addressing Security Weaknesses and Operational Impacts of Amtrak Express is Critical to the Program’s Future
Amtrak Express is a shipping program by which individuals can pay to ship packages and pallets on Amtrak trains between more than 100 locations.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2020-005 | 01/22/2020
TRAIN OPERATIONS: Acela 21 Program Continues to Face Significant Risk of Delays, Warranting More Contingency Planning
The objective for this report was to identify current risks to launching revenue service of Amtrak’s $2.1 billion Acela 21 program on schedule and reassess the company’s oversight of the program.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2020-004 | 01/21/2020
This report assesses the effectiveness of the company’s controls to mitigate the risk of fraud in its payments to non hospital facilities.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2020-003 | 12/10/2019
GOVERNANCE: Better Management of Reimbursable Projects Could Help the Company Consider Benefits and Recover its Costs
This report assesses the extent to which the company effectively manages reimbursable projects, including its use of controls to help it recover its costs.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2020-002 | 10/23/2019