ASSET MANAGEMENT: Additional Actions Can Help Reduce Significant Risks Associated with Long-Distance Passenger Car Procurement
Amtrak (the company) contracted with CAF USA in 2010 to acquire 130 new single-level long-distance passenger cars, with a scheduled completion date of November 2014.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2016-003 | 01/31/2016
Our objective was to identify best practices for establishing and operating a PMO function and additional opportunities to improve the company’s project management policies and procedures.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2016-002 | 12/15/2015
Our reporting objective was to provide observations on the effectiveness of certain vehicle fleet management controls processes.
Tracking Number: OIG-MAR-2016-001 | 10/15/2015
GOVERNANCE: Non-Career Officials Were Not Involved in Responding to Freedom of Information Act Requests
Our audit objective was to review the involvement of non-career employees in the company’s FOIA process.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2015-014 | 08/20/2015
SAFETY AND SECURITY: Progress Made Implementing Positive Train Control, but Significant Challenges Remain
Our reporting objective is to provide a point in time assessment of the company’s progress implementing its FRA-approved plan, with a specific emphasis on the Northeast Corridor (NEC).
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2015-013 | 06/18/2015
ACQUISITION AND PROCUREMENT: NEW JERSEY HIGH-SPEED RAIL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM HAS COST AND SCHEDULE RISKS
This report provides the results of our audit of the New Jersey High-Speed Rail Improvement Program (the program).
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2015-012 | 06/17/2015
Our reporting objective was to analyze timesheet data to identify trends and patterns that could be useful in detecting fraud, waste, and abuse.
Tracking Number: OIG-MAR-2015-011 | 06/17/2015
Information Technology: Reservation System Infrastructure Updated, but Future System Sustainability Remains an Issue
Our audit objective was to determine to what extent the Res-NG program met its objective of modernizing the company’s reservation system.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2015-010 | 05/18/2015
The objective of this audit was to review the accuracy of the company’s reported plan goal achievement and payments to employees.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2015-009 | 03/12/2015
Our audit objective was to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of the company’s management of the Acela parts contract.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2015-008 | 03/09/2015