Audits Press Releases

23 records found.
December 15, 2020 |  Audits Press Release

Amtrak expects positive train control will be interoperable with other railroads but could better measure system reliability

For Immediate Release December 15, 2020   WASHINGTON – Amtrak has installed Positive Train Control technology on the tracks it owns and expects… Read more
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December 15, 2020 |  Audits Press Release

Amtrak effectively managing, accounting for CARES Act funds, but adjustments could strengthen stewardship

For Immediate Release December 17, 2020   WASHINGTON – Amtrak is effectively using, accounting for, and reporting on funding it received through… Read more
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October 29, 2020 |  Audits Press Release

Some Amtrak employees at risk of prescription opioid misuse, inspector general finds

For Immediate Release October 29, 2020   WASHINGTON – Amtrak could strengthen its ability to detect and deter prescription opioid misuse among… Read more
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October 27, 2020 |  Audits Press Release

OIG identifies top management, performance challenges Amtrak will face in FY 2021

For Immediate Release October 27, 2020   WASHINGTON – Amtrak’s ability to adapt its strategic vision after suffering historic drops in revenue and… Read more
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October 12, 2020 |  Audits Press Release

Amtrak should take steps to evaluate its safety culture, establish baseline measure OIG recommends

For Immediate Release October 12, 2020   WASHINGTON – Amtrak has acknowledged longstanding challenges with its safety culture, but does not know the… Read more
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September 16, 2020 |  Audits Press Release

More effective track outage planning and coordination would help Amtrak achieve infrastructure repair goals

For Immediate Release September 16, 2020   WASHINGTON – Amtrak has built a more disciplined process to plan and coordinate major track outages, but… Read more
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August 19, 2020 |  Audits Press Release

OIG finds early planning, oversight deficiencies led to initial program failures and continued risks to Amtrak’s Moynihan Train Hall program

For Immediate Release August 19, 2020   WASHINGTON – Amtrak took steps to remedy early program management deficiencies in its multimillion dollar… Read more
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August 07, 2020 |  Audits Press Release

Amtrak has taken steps to track and report on grant funds it received through the CARES Act, but additional focus in three areas could reduce risk

For Immediate Release August 7, 2020   WASHINGTON – Amtrak has committed to transparency and demonstrating fiscal responsibility over its use of… Read more
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July 06, 2020 |  Audits Press Release

Amtrak cannot determine its police department’s size, composition without first determining its roles and priorities, OIG finds

For Immediate Release July 6, 2020 WASHINGTON – Amtrak has not reached a consensus on the role and priorities of its police department, and the… Read more
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April 20, 2020 |  Audits Press Release

Improvements in Amtrak’s procurement practices could have saved nearly $10 million in fiscal year 2019

For Immediate Release April 20, 2020 WASHINGTON – Amtrak’s Office of Inspector General, in a new report released Friday, identified gaps in Amtrak’s… Read more
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