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Transportation and Telecommunications Issue Area Plan--Fiscal Years 1995-97
IAP-95-7: Published: Mar 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1995.
GAO provided information on its Transportation and Telecommunications issue area plan, focusing on: (1) investment in transportation infrastructure; (2) competition in the transportation industry; (3) consumer access to telecommunications services; (4) federal regulation of telecommunications; and (5) competition in the telecommunications industry.GAO plans to: (1) assess how the Federal Aviation...
Global Positioning Technology: Opportunities for Greater Federal Agency Joint Development and Use
RCED-94-280: Published: Sep 28, 1994. Publicly Released: Oct 31, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the development of differential global positioning systems (DGPS), focusing on: (1) the extent to which federal agencies have been developing joint systems or sharing equipment; and (2) additional steps needed to enhance joint development or sharing of DGPS equipment, facilities, and information.GAO found that: (1) between 1988 and 1993, few agenci...
Strategic Sealift: Summary of Workshop on Crewing the Ready Reserve Force
NSIAD-94-177: Published: Jun 6, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 6, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed whether recent improvements to the Ready Reserve Force (RRF) meet defense needs, focusing on the: (1) impact of the declining U.S. commercial merchant marine manpower pool on U.S. sealift capability; (2) impediments to timely crewing; and (3) various crewing proposals.GAO found that government agencies, commercial ship managers, and organized marit...
Mass Transit: Federal Participation in Transit Benefit Programs
RCED-93-163: Published: Sep 1, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1993.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed federal participation in state and local transportation benefit programs, focusing on the: (1) extent of participation; (2) cost and funding mechanisms; and (3) effect of federal participation on commuting behavior.GAO found that: (1) as of 1993, 75 executive, legislative, judicial, and independent federal agencies and organizations have particip...
OCG-93-14TR: Published: Dec 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed major federal policy, management, and program issues involving transportation, focusing on: (1) investment in surface transportation infrastructure; (2) modernization of air traffic control and airports; (3) transportation safety; (4) airline competition and access to international markets; (5) Coast Guard acquisition programs and environmental pro...
Coast Guard: Coastal Buoy Tender Acquisition Project Did Not Follow Federal Guidelines
RCED-92-156: Published: May 20, 1992. Publicly Released: May 20, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO determined whether the Coast Guard's acquisition program for coastal buoy tender replacements has been justified and conducted according to federal, Department of Transportation (DOT), and Coast Guard regulations governing system acquisitions.GAO found that: (1) under Office of Management and Budget (OMB) acquisition guidelines for acquiring a major system,...
Coast Guard: Oil Spills Continue Despite Waterfront Facility Inspection Program
RCED-91-161: Published: Jun 17, 1991. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined federal efforts to protect the marine environment from petroleum pollution caused by oil spills from pipelines and waterfront facilities, focusing on whether the Coast Guard's: (1) responsibility for regulating and inspecting waterfront facilities was adequately defined; and (2) waterfront facilities inspection program reduced the risk of oil spill...
Pollution From Pipelines: DOT Lacks Prevention Program and Information for Timely Response
RCED-91-60: Published: Jan 28, 1991. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined federal efforts to prevent and respond to water pollution from petroleum pipeline spills.GAO found that: (1) the Department of Transportation (DOT) did not establish a program to prevent water pollution caused by pipeline spills; (2) DOT delegated the responsibility for preventing water pollution from transportation and pipeline activities to the C...
Coast Guard: Better Process Needed to Justify Closing Search and Rescue Stations
RCED-90-98: Published: Mar 6, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 21, 1990.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO assessed the Coast Guard's process and criteria for closing search and rescue stations.GAO found that the Coast Guard: (1) developed a list of 34 candidate stations for closure or reduction, basing its recommendations on past studies; (2) did not complete or maintain information on alternative sources of search and rescue assistance; (3) used misleading d...
Coast Guard: Information Needed To Assess the Extent of Sexual Assaults on Ships
RCED-89-59: Published: Dec 29, 1988. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information regarding sexual assaults on women in the U.S. merchant marine, specifically: (1) the number of women documented, licensed, and working in the U.S. merchant marine and selected other occupations; (2) the number of shipboard sexual assaults on women reported to government agencies in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska; and (3) whether the...