GAO Report, “Recovery Act: Funding Used for Transportation Infrastructure Projects, but Some Requirements Proved Challenging.”

On June 29, 2011, the GAO released a report regarding the successful implementation of Recovery Act funding for transportation projects, including high-speed and intercity passenger rail. You may find a summary and the full report by clicking here. The findings are favorable with positive feedback on the Department of Transportation’s use of Recovery Act funding, good jobs numbers and no reports of abuse.