Americans with Disabilities Act: Leadership Needed to Help Ensure That Stations Served By Amtrak Are Compliant
The objectives of this audit were to assess (1) Amtrak’s progress in achieving ADA‐compliance at stations it serves, and (2) whether any gaps exist in Amtrak’s plan to achieve ADA‐compliance by its September 30, 2015, goal.
Tracking Number: 109-2010 | 09/28/2011
Acela Car Purchase Draft Request for Proposal: Additional Requirements and Pre-Award Audit Clause Needed to Help Assess Proposed Cost and Price
The objective of this audit was to review the draft request for proposal (RFP) and determine whether it contained adequate requirements to assess the proposed cost and price.
Tracking Number: 009-2011 | 09/20/2011
Human Capital Management: Lack of Priority Has Slowed OIG-Recommended Actions to Improve Human Capital Management, Training, and Employee Development Practices
This report presents the results of our follow-up review of recent OIG evaluations of human capital management (E-09-03, May 15, 2009) and training and employee development (E-09-06, October 26, 2009).
Tracking Number: E-11-04 | 07/07/2011
Food and Beverage Service: Further Actions Needed to Address Revenue Losses Due to Control Weaknesses and Gaps
The objectives of this report—based in part on work performed since 2003—are to provide Amtrak officials with (1) a summary of internal control weaknesses and gaps in food and beverage service, and (2) recommendations to address these weaknesses a
Tracking Number: E-11-03 | 06/22/2011
The objective of this audit was to review American Recovery and Reinvestment-funded, Jacobs-managed projects to determine the extent to which planned infrastructure improvements were achieved.
Tracking Number: 908-2010 | 06/21/2011
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Fewer Security Improvements than Anticipated Will be Made and Majority of Projects are Not Complete
The objective of this audit was to review American Recovery and Reinvestment funded police and security projects to determine the extent to which planned security improvements were achieved.
Tracking Number: 914-2010 | 06/15/2011
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
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