- To review the structure of accountability for owned and leased federal vehicles, and incentives for proper management.
- To assess the status of vehicle management by the National Passenger Rail Corporation (Amtrak).
- According to the General Services Administration, federal agencies owned or leased 633,851 vehicles in fiscal year 2014 at a cost of $4.4 billion.
- The Government Accountability Office reported 1 in 10 (1,521) leased vehicles examined at selected agencies lacked a readily available justification and 3 agencies kept leased vehicles totaling $1.7 million in lease payments that were identified as unjustified.
- Amtrak manages 2,500 vehicles to meet its mission at a reported annual cost of $28.1 million.
Witnesses and testimonies
|Ms. Lori Rectanus||Director, Physical Infrastructure Issues||Government Accountability Office||Document|
|Mr. Bill Toth||Director, Offices of Fleet Management||General Services Administration||Document|
|Mr. Tom Howard||Inspector General||Amtrak||Document|
|Mr. Joseph H. Boardman||President and Chief Executive Officer||Amtrak||Document|