161 - 170 of 199 Results
Strategic Asset Management Program: Further Actions Should be Taken to Reduce Business Disruption Risk
The objective of this audit was to determine whether Strategic Asset Management (SAM) program’s implementation approach effectively addresses business disruption risks.
Tracking Number: 001-2011 | 06/01/2011
On-Time-Performance Incentives: Inaccurate Invoices Were Paid Due to Long-standing Weaknesses in Amtrak’s Invoice-Review Process
The objectives of this audit were to (1) determine whether Metro-North Commuter Railroad complied with operating agreements in calculating on-time performance incentives invoiced to Amtrak from October 2001 through December 2004, and (2) evaluate
Tracking Number: 403-2010 | 04/20/2011
Evaluation of Amtrak’s FY 2010 Fleet Strategy: A Commendable High-Level Plan That Needs Deeper Analysis and Planning Integration
Our objective was to assess whether the critical data and assumptions that have a material impact on the equipment and financial resource estimates contained in the Fleet Strategy were reasonable and valid.
Tracking Number: E-11-2 | 03/30/2011
Operation RedBlock: Actions Needed to Improve Program Effectiveness
Our objectives were to determine the progress made by the company in implementing the recommendations made in our March 2008 evaluation report and to see whether concerns raised in that report have been addressed.
Tracking Number: E-11-01 | 03/14/2011
Strategic Asset Management Program Controls Design Is Generally Sound, But Improvements Can Be Made
Our audit objective was to review SAM program’s internal controls design to determine whether it adequately identified and mitigated internal control risks.
Tracking Number: 105-2010 | 01/13/2011
Price Proposal Audit: Amtrak Should Negotiate a Price Adjustment to a Major Acquisition Contract
Our audit objectives were to determine whether (1) the data were current, accurate, and complete; (2) the contractor’s internal controls were adequate, to the extent that they affect the price proposal; and (3) the contractor’s estimating system w
Tracking Number: 219-2010 | 01/11/2011
Incurred Cost Audit: Amtrak's Track Replacement and Related Improvements Contracts
Amtrak awarded two cost reimbursable plus fee contracts up to a combined guaranteed maximum price of over $11 million to perform work related to track replacement and related improvements.
Tracking Number: 504-2009 | 12/21/2010
Incurred Cost Audit: Amtrak's Design/Build Improvements Contract (Summary)
Our audit objective was to determine the accuracy and acceptability of costs invoiced by the Contractor.
Tracking Number: 503-2009 | 12/12/2010
Questionable Contract Language Related to Interest Payable Under Kiewit Contract Sounder Preventive Maintenance Track Replacement and Related Improvements, Seattle, WA and Kiewit Contract South End Track and Related Improvements, Seattle, WA
Our objective for the two audits was to determine the accuracy and acceptability of costs billed by Kiewit Pacific Co. The audit results related to questioned costs and unsupported costs are included in our final report 504-2009.
Tracking Number: 508-2009 | 12/01/2010
Memo to Withdraw the Attleboro Pawtucket Agreement Review
We are withdrawing the subject report. Shortly after publishing the report on September 30, 2009, we became aware of questions about the accuracy of some material in the report.
Tracking Number: 205-2009 | 11/01/2010