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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Metropolitan Transportation Authority chairman: Change New York state law to stop cheating workers from collecting pensions

By David Meyer, Bernadette Hogan and Ruth Brown, New York Post; July 11, 2019 The MTA chairman on Thursday called…

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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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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo puts Metropolitan Transportation Authority workers on notice after time clock cord cut in Long Island Rail Road office

By Clayton Guse, New York Daily News; June 6, 2019 A severed cable at a LIRR workplace is a smoking…

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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 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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Office of Inspector General: Amtrak could improve IT management

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; September 13, 2018 Following a recent audit, Amtrak‘s Office of Inspector General (OIG) has determined that…

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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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Senate OKs measure to analyze impact of Amtrak’s on-time performance

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; July 26, 2018 The U.S. Senate has passed an amendment directing Amtrak‘s Inspector General to update…

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Amtrak Report Says 30th Street Station in Philadelphia Can’t Be Locked in Emergency Because Staff Don’t Have Keys, Cite Several Other Security Issues

By Vince Lattanzio, NBC 10; April 30, 2018 If Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station needed to be locked down in an…

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