GOVERNANCE: Quality Control Review of the Independent Audit of Amtrak’s Consolidated Financial Statements for Fiscal Year Ended 2020
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, 2020, and for the year then ended, and to provide a report on interna
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2021-006 | 12/23/2020
Our objective for this report was to complete our review of the company’s use of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds and its controls to accurately track and report on them.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2021-005 | 12/15/2020
SAFETY AND SECURITY: Amtrak Expects Positive Train Control will be Interoperable with Other Railroads but Could Better Measure System Reliability
Our objective for this report was to assess the extent to which the company’s systems are interoperable with its hosts and tenants, and the compa
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2021-004 | 12/11/2020
SAFETY AND SECURITY: Expanded Random Drug Testing Could Help Further Detect and Deter Prescription Opioid Misuse
Our objectives for this report were to assess (1) the extent to which the company’s employees who perform safety-related work are at risk for prescription opioid impairment and misuse and (2) the company’s efforts to detect and deter this risk.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2021-003 | 10/27/2020
The objective for this report was to assess the extent to which the company has taken steps to determine employees’ current perspectives on safety.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2021-001 | 10/02/2020
GOVERNANCE: More Effective Planning and Coordination of Track Outages Would Help Achieve a State of Good Repair
The objective for this report was to assess the effectiveness of the company’s efforts to plan and coordinate track outages.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2020-016 | 09/14/2020
GOVERNANCE: Early Planning and Oversight Deficiencies Led to Initial Program Failures and Continued Risks to the Moynihan Train Hall Program
The objective for this audit was to assess the effectiveness of the company’s management and oversight of the program, including the extent to which it has identified and mitigated schedule and budget risks.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2020-014 | 08/17/2020
The objective for this management advisory report was to monitor and assess how the company is using CARES Act funds and the controls it has in place to accurately account for and report on them.
Tracking Number: OIG-MAR-2020-013 | 08/05/2020
Amtrak (the company) contracted with the independent public accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP to audit its consolidated financial statements as of and for the fiscal year then ended, September 30, 2019, and to provide a report on internal c
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2020-011 | 07/01/2020
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