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Passenger Rail Security: Consistent Incident Reporting and Analysis Needed to Achieve Program Objectives
GAO-13-20: Published: Dec 19, 2012. Publicly Released: Dec 19, 2012.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has inconsistently overseen and enforced its rail security incident reporting requirement because it does not have guidance and its oversight mechanisms are limited, leading to considerable variation in the types and number of incidents reported. Though some variation is expected in the number and type of incidents reported because of differences in...
Rail Transit: Reliability of FTA's Rail Accident Database
GAO-11-217R: Published: Jan 31, 2011. Publicly Released: Jan 31, 2011.
As Congress requested, we conducted a review of challenges associated with enhancing safety on major rail transit systems. During the course of that review, we assessed the quality of data that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) collects and maintains in its State Safety Oversight (SSO) Rail Accident Database. FTA, an agency within the Department of Transportation (DOT), collects these safet...
Federal Highway Administration Project To Redesign Its Accounts System To Eliminate Inefficient Uses of Computers and People
FGMSD-80-22: Published: Jan 11, 1980. Publicly Released: Jan 11, 1980.
The Federal Highway Administration's (FHwA) Accounts System consists of overlapping manual and automated processing steps.The FHwA Accounts System does not use modern data entry and retrieval methods. The outdated methods cause the computer to produce reports that do not get to users in time to meet due dates for monthend financial reports. The Department of Transportation is in the process of acq...