Amtrak: Host Railroads Responsible for On-Time Performance Issues

By Andrew Corselli, Managing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; October 21, 2019 Amtrak Inspector General Kevin H. Winters recently issued a report about…

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New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority inspector general says four Long Island Rail Road workers padded overtime

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; October 16, 2019 Four Long Island Rail Road workers who ranked among the highest earners in…

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Illinois: Illini and Saluki Amtrak routes among worst-performing in U.S., report says

By MARY WISNIEWSKI Chicago Tribune, Journal Gazette and Times-Courier; October 17, 2019 CHICAGO — Amtrak’s Illini and Saluki trains have…

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New York: Metropolitan Transportation Authority Inspector General releases bundle of reports detailing fraud and abuse at agency

By Clayton Guse, New York Daily News; July 10, 2019 Dozens of MTA employees have been disciplined for overtime abuse,…

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Amtrak IG investigation leads to settlement

Boeing CEO defends 737 MAX as earnings slip By SAM MINTZ, Politico Morning Transportation; April 25, 2019 AMTRAK IG INVESTIGATION…

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Inspector General’s report says Amtrak wasted $23 million on unneeded office space

By Ashley Halsey III, The Washington Post; April 2, 2019 Amtrak wasted at least $23 million by acquiring unneeded office…

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Inspector General report: Amtrak failing to spot, stop impaired employees

By Mark Albert, Chief National Investigative Correspondent, WBAL TV 11 NBC; March 15, 2019 WASHINGTON, DC — Amtrak is failing…

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Senate Banking Committee approves Thelma Drake’s nomination to lead the Federal Transit Administration

By SAM MINTZ, With help from Tanya Snyder and Stephanie Beasley, Politico Morning Transportation; March 15, 2019 — The Senate…

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Infrastructure funding still elusive

By SAM MINTZ, With Help From Brianna Gurciullo, Politico Morning Transportation; March 7, 2019 — Some House Democratic transportation leaders…

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Amtrak Inspector General: Safety, training, staffing and repairs are challenges

By Max Smith, WTOP; October 2, 2018 WASHINGTON — Recent Amtrak crashes and a push to operate more like a…

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Inspector General report: Amtrak makes financial gains but safety issues persist

By Ashley Halsey III, The Washington Post; October 1, 2018 Amtrak cut its annual operating losses by nearly half last…

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Amtrak evasive months after government auditor recommends Delaware job cuts

By Karl Baker, Delaware News Journal; October 1, 2018 Delaware is more dependent on Amtrak – for both jobs and transportation – than…

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Amtrak Inspector General looking at Washington Union Station project

By STEPHANIE BEASLEY, With help from Tanya Snyder and Lauren Gardner, Politico Morning Transportation; July 30, 2018 UNION STATION PROJECTS…

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