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Transportation Coordination: Benefits and Barriers Exist, and Planning Efforts Progress Slowly
RCED-00-1: Published: Oct 22, 1999. Publicly Released: Oct 22, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on federal agencies that provide nonemergency human services transportation, focusing on: (1) the benefits and incentives to human services transportation coordination; (2) the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) and the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) efforts to identify barriers to transportation coordination; and...
Transportation Infrastructure: Advantages and Disadvantages of Wrap-Up Insurance for Large Construction Projects
RCED-99-155: Published: Jun 1, 1999. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the advantages and disadvantages of wrap-up insurance over traditional insurance for large transportation projects and the factors that can affect the broader use of wrap-up insurance.GAO noted that: (1) owners of transportation projects, such as transit agencies and state departments of transportation, experience a number of advanta...
Major Management Challenges and Program Risks: Department of Transportation
OCG-99-13: Published: Jan 1, 1999. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 1999.
As part of its Performance and Accountability Series, GAO provided information on the major management challenges and program risks facing the Department of Transportation (DOT).GAO noted that: (1) over the past 17 years, the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) multibillion-dollar air traffic control modernization program has experienced cost overruns, delays, and performance shortfalls of lar...
Welfare Reform: Implementing DOT's Access to Jobs Program
RCED-99-36: Published: Dec 8, 1998. Publicly Released: Dec 8, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Transportation's (DOT) efforts to implement the Access to Jobs program, focusing on DOT's: (1) overall plan to distribute Access to Jobs funds among grantees in urban and rural areas; (2) criteria to award specific Access to Jobs grants to states, localities, and other organizations; (3) efforts to coordinate the Access to Jobs...
Surface Infrastructure: Review of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Restructuring Plan
RCED-98-237R: Published: Jul 9, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 9, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) restructuring plan, focusing on: (1) the cost, schedule, and funding for completing the two remaining extensions to the Red Line Subway Project, Segment Two and North Hollywood; (2) MTA's activities designed to comply with a 1996 bus consent decree and their assoc...
Transportation Issue Area Plan: Fiscal Years 1998-2000--1999 Update
IAP-98-15: Published: Jun 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1998.
GAO presented an update to its Transportation issue area plan for fiscal year 1998-2000.GAO plans to examine: (1) the safety and security of the nation's air transport system and improving the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) oversight of the aviation industry's compliance with federal safety and security regulations; (2) the nation's airport and airway systems to promote cost-effective and...
Results Act: Information on the Missions, Goals, and Measures Developed by FHWA, FTA, and NHTSA
RCED-98-34R: Published: Nov 14, 1997. Publicly Released: Nov 14, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the missions, goals, and performance measures being developed under the Government Performance and Results Act by the Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA), focusing on: (1) the relationships of the th...
DOT's Budget: Safety, Management, and Other Issues Facing the Department in Fiscal Year 1998 and Beyond
T-RCED/AIMD-97-86: Published: Mar 6, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 6, 1997.
GAO discussed the major safety and security, management, and other issues facing the Department of Transportation (DOT).GAO noted that: (1) GAO has reported on problems with the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) oversight, including the need to target limited inspection resources, improve safety data reliability and inspector training, and address the security vulnerabilities of the air tran...
Urban Transportation: Challenges to Widespread Deployment of Intelligent Transportation Systems
RCED-97-74: Published: Feb 27, 1997. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Transportation's (DOT) Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) program, focusing on: (1) how DOT has changed the focus of the ITS program since Congress passed the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA); (2) progress in deploying integrated ITS and the key factors affecting deployment, including the status of th...
Urban Transportation: Metropolitan Planning Organizations' Efforts to Meet Federal Planning Requirements
RCED-96-200: Published: Sep 17, 1996. Publicly Released: Sep 17, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) metropolitan planning organizations' (MPO) implementation of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 (ISTEA) planning requirements; and (2) whether the Department of Transportation's certification review process ensures that MPO in larger urban areas comply with those planning requirements.GAO found that: (1) the MPOs have...