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Office of Program Oversight


The Office of Program Oversight is responsible for the development and implementation of an effective and comprehensive national oversight program to ensure that funding recipients remain compliant with the requirements of FTA’s assistance programs. Fosters stewardship of federal funds.

The office institutes oversight performance metrics and analyzes nationwide recipient compliance trends. Develops and implements technical assistance and training tools and events based on recipient oversight trend analysis.

Scott Giering, Acting Director

Scott Giering serves as the Acting Director for the Office of Program Oversight in the Office of Transit Safety & Oversight at FTA. His office manages many of the agency’s oversight review programs, including state management, financial management, procurement system, and triennial reviews of FTA funding recipients.  

Prior to joining FTA in 2015, Mr. Giering worked as a senior planner at the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. Mr. Giering's career also extends in the private sector including eight years as an associate with Howard/Stein-Hudson Associates, where he managed numerous stakeholder engagement and strategic planning projects for transportation agencies across the country.

Mr. Giering received a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Georgetown University, a Master of Business Administration from New York University, and a Master’s degree in Urban Planning from Hunter College.

Updated: Thursday, July 13, 2017
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