FTA's Triennial Review Program Has Improved, But Assessments of Grantees' Performance Could Be Enhanced

Herr, Phillip R.
July 2009
GAO Reports;7/30/2009, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article presents a study on the effectiveness of triennial review programs, run by the U.S. Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to evaluate adherence of transit agencies (grantee) to federal requirements for receiving 5.5 billion dollars in federal funds each year. The study shows that over two-thirds of the 424 grantees do not show performance improvement in terms of meeting federal requirements. It recommends to strengthen triennial review program and to improve performance measures.


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