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Roadside Safety: DOT Should Update Public Awareness Materials on Move Over Laws

GAO-24-106216
Apr 04, 2024
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1 Open Recommendations
Agency Affected Recommendation Status
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration The NHTSA Administrator should update NHTSA's public awareness materials on states' Move Over laws, such as banners and other graphics, to more fully reflect the range of vehicles that states' laws cover, such as highway maintenance or construction, utility, trash, and disabled vehicles. (Recommendation 1)
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Gas Pipeline Safety: Better Data and Planning Would Improve Implementation of Regulatory Changes

GAO-24-106690
Apr 03, 2024
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3 Open Recommendations
Agency Affected Recommendation Status
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration The Administrator of PHMSA should, as PHMSA considers possible changes to the potential impact radius calculation, evaluate what additional data are needed from operators to better understand the actual impact of pipeline incidents. (Recommendation 1)
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Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration The Administrator of PHMSA should develop an implementation plan for the remaining activities for the 2022 final rule that includes clear objectives, timelines, and an outreach strategy. (Recommendation 2)
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Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration The Administrator of PHMSA should update the 2019 and 2022 Gas Transmission Final Rule Implementation web pages to increase accessibility to rule implementation information. (Recommendation 3)
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Discretionary Transportation Grants: DOT Should Improve Transparency in the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America Program

GAO-24-106378
Jan 10, 2024
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2 Open Recommendations
Agency Affected Recommendation Status
Department of Transportation The Secretary of Transportation should ensure that Office of the Secretary officials establish quality control procedures to verify that the conflict-of-interest screening and eligibility determination documentation is complete for Multimodal Project Discretionary Grant program applications. (Recommendation 1)
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Department of Transportation The Secretary of Transportation should clearly define, in the Multimodal Project Discretionary Grant program evaluation plan and Notice of Funding Opportunity, how an application may qualify as an "exemplary project of national or regional significance that generates significant benefits in one of the project outcome areas." (Recommendation 2)
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Aviation Certification: FAA Should Evaluate Effectiveness of the International Validation Process

GAO-24-106040
Jan 10, 2024
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4 Open Recommendations
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Federal Aviation Administration The Administrator of FAA should establish quantifiable goals for the international validations process. (Recommendation 1)
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Federal Aviation Administration The Administrator of FAA should identify the quality information and performance metrics the agency needs to track progress toward the goals it identifies for the international validations process and how it will collect that information, which may include changes to agency data systems or dashboards. (Recommendation 2)
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Federal Aviation Administration The Administrator of FAA should use the information FAA collects to assess the results of and inform decisions about any needed improvements to the international validations process. (Recommendation 3)
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Federal Aviation Administration The Administrator of FAA should establish a time frame and develop an action plan for FAA's efforts to develop its approach for assessing the international validations process. (Recommendation 4)
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