NLPES Library-Transportation


Issues Covered by This Site

This section of the NLPES Audit Report Library includes audit reports about transportation; vehicles; access and mobility; bicycles and pedestrians; driver's licensing and registration; drunken/impaired driving; funding and finance of transportation projects; traffic safety; hazmat transportation; intercity and intracity transit; rail; ports; airports; and other related issues.

Instructions for Using the Report Library

To access any report listed below, go to the legislative program evaluation or performance audit agency's website. A link to the agency is provided at the end of each report citation. If you cannot locate the report, contact Brenda Erickson or the NLPES key contact for that office.

2018 Reports

  • California High‑Speed Rail Authority: Its Flawed Decision Making and Poor Contract Management Have Contributed to Billions in Cost Overruns and Delays in the System’s Construction (November 2018), Report 2018-108, California State Auditor’s Office;
  • Penalty Assessment Funds: California’s Traffic Penalties and Fees Provide Inconsistent Funding for State and County Programs and Have a Significant Financial Impact on Drivers (April 2018), Report 2017-126, California State Auditor’s Office;
  • Highway Emergency Response Operators (HERO) and Towing and Recovery Incentive Program (TRIP) (August 2018), Report No. 16-20, Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts;
  • Administration of Act 51-Related Funds (July 2018), 591-0410-17, Michigan Office of the Auditor General;
  • Pavement Operations (March 2018), 591-0310-17, Michigan Office of the Auditor General;
  • Transport Permit Activities (September 2018), 591-0171-18, Michigan Office of the Auditor General;
  • Trunkline Highway and Bridge Construction Procurement (January 2018), 591-0400-17, Michigan Office of the Auditor General;
  • Regulatory Monitoring Division (December 2018), 231-0220-18, Michigan Office of the Auditor General;
  • Maintenance Services Section (December 2018), 591-0160-18, Michigan Office of the Auditor General;
  • Selected Issues: Mississippi Department of Transportation and the Office of State Aid Road Construction (April 2018), Report #618, Mississippi Joint Legislative Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review,
  • Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (April 2018), Texas Sunset Advisory Commission;
  • Department of Public Safety (April 2018), Texas Sunset Advisory Commission;

2019 Reports

2020 Reports

  • Automated License Plate Readers: To Better Protect Individuals’ Privacy, Law Enforcement Must Increase Its Safeguards for the Data It Collects (February 2020), Report 2019-118, California State Auditor’s Office;
  • Bureau of Finance and Administration (February 2020), 591-0130-19, Michigan Office of the Auditor General;