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REAL PROPERTY: Improving Management Processes Could Reduce Costs and Generate Additional Revenues
This report assesses the effectiveness of the company’s real property management processes.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2019-006 | 03/29/2019
SAFETY AND SECURITY: Opportunities to Improve the Effectiveness of Controls for Detecting Drug- and Alcohol-Related Issues of Employees in Safety-Sensitive Positions
This report assesses the effectiveness of company efforts to detect drug and alcohol issues among employees in safety-sensitive positions.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2019-005 | 03/13/2019
ACQUISITION AND PROCUREMENT: Weaknesses in Contract Oversight Pose Financial, Operational, and Legal Risks
This report assesses the extent to which the company has taken steps to ensure that contracting officers’ technical representatives (COTRs) conduct effective post-award contract oversight.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2019-004 | 03/04/2019
TRAIN OPERATIONS: Opportunities Exist to Improve Private Railcar Management and Business Practices
Individuals and companies use private railcars for leisure travel and to operate businesses by renting the railcars, hosting onboard events, or selling individual seats or beds.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2019-003 | 02/06/2019
TRAIN OPERATIONS: Opportunities to Reduce the Cost of Servicing and Inspecting Trainsets
This report is the second in a series about the Mechanical department’s operating efficiency and focuses on the department’s service and inspection activities.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2019-002 | 11/07/2018
Human Resources: Background Checks Process Has Improved, but Some Inefficiencies and Gaps Persist
In July 2012, we reported on significant management control weaknesses in the company’s background checks process for the employees it hires, which the company took actions to address.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2019-001 | 11/01/2018
Information Technology: Opportunities Exist to Improve the Company’s Ability to Restore IT Services After a Disruption
Our objective was to assess the company’s ability to restore IT services after a disruption.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2018-010 | 09/10/2018
GOVERNANCE: Quality Control Review of Amtrak’s Single Audit for Fiscal Year 2017
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, 2017, to provide a report on internal contr
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2018-009 | 07/25/2018
ASSET MANAGEMENT: Better Schedules, Cost Estimates, and Project Management Could Help Mitigate Risks to Washington Union Station Projects
What We Looked At
Our objective was to assess the effectiveness of the company’s scheduling, cost estimating, and management of the Washington Union Station near-term improvement projects and impacts on their completion.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2018-008 | 07/24/2018
SAFETY AND SECURITY: Longstanding Physical Security Vulnerabilities in Philadelphia Pose Risks
What We Looked At
Our audit objective was to assess the company’s efforts to enhance the physical security of 30th Street Station and Penn Coach Yard.
What We Found
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2018-007 | 04/24/2018