Tag Archives: Transportation Department

GAO: Agencies Should Adopt Planning Practices for Telecoms Contract Transition to Avoid Schedule Delays

The Government Accountability Office has called on five federal agencies to fully implement planning practices to transition to a follow-on program to the Networx telecommunications contract in order to avoid additional costs and schedule delays. GAO said in a report published Thursday the transition planning practices that it wants agencies to adopt …

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Senate Committee Drafts Bill on Automated Vehicle Cybersecurity

The Senate Commerce Committee has introduced a draft bill that would require carmakers to develop cybersecurity plans for self-driving car systems, Nextgov reported Monday. Nextgov obtained a copy of the proposed bill that also seeks to encourage collaboration between the Transportation Department and industry to establish a program for voluntary disclosure …

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George Nesterczuk Opts Out of OPM Director Nomination

George Nesterczuk, owner of management consulting company Nesterczuk and Associates, has withdrawn his nomination as director of the Office of Personnel Management, the White House said in a press release published Wednesday. Nesterczuk wrote in a letter to President Donald Trump that he opted to withdraw “because the prospect of my …

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Reports: Trump Administration Seeks to Expedite Infrastructure Project Approval Process With New Council

The White House will establish a new council to reform the current approval process for highway development and other projects as part of President Donald Trump’s $1 trillion infrastructure modernization plan, Reuters reported Friday. President Trump said the council will work to help infrastructure project managers address bureaucracy and create an online …

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Public Sector Vet George Nesterczuk to Be Nominated OPM Director

George Nesterczuk, owner of Nesterczuk and Associates and a three-decade government veteran, will be nominated to lead the Office of Personnel Management. Nesterczuk has more than 30 years of organizational management and policy development consulting experience, the White House said Tuesday. He served as a senior adviser to the OPM director from 2004 to 2006 …

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GAO: FAA Should Identify Long Term R&D Priorities, Address Statutory Reporting Requirements

The Government Accountability Office has called on the Federal Aviation Administration to implement initiatives to identify FAA’s long term research-and-development priorities and  comply with research-related statutory reporting requirements. GAO said Monday it found that FAA does not fully meet requirements, guidance and leading practices on the management of the agency’s R&D portfolio. FAA has yet to …

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