ASSET MANAGEMENT: Observations on New Jersey High-Speed Rail Improvement Program (NJ HSRIP) Vehicle Management
Our reporting objective was to provide additional information and observations on the effectiveness of certain vehicle fleet management practices on the NJ HSRIP that may assist you in developing and implementing plans to improve the oversight and
Tracking Number: OIG-MAR-2016-005 | 02/18/2016
GOVERNANCE: Quality Control Review of the Independent Audit of Amtrak’s Consolidated Financial Statements for Fiscal Year Ended 2014
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, 2014, and for the year then ended, and to provide a report on interna
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2016-004 | 02/03/2016
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