Publications: Transportation

Progress Audit: Evergreen Line Rapid Transit Project

February 2017
This progress audit looked at whether the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, and Partnerships BC have fairly and accurately represented their progress implementing the recommendations made in Audit of the Evergreen Line Rapid Transit System, originally published in March 2013.

Follow-up on the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry

December 2016
This report looks at how the B.C. government has responded to selected recommendations made by the 2012 Missing Women Commission of Inquiry. We examined government's response to each selected recommendation, including their commitments, actions, planned actions, and whether government can demonstrate that they have addressed the intent of the recommendation.

Follow-Up Report: Updates on the implementations of recommendations from recent reports (October 2013)

October 2013
This follow-up report contains the self-assessed progress of ministries and organizations in implementing the recommendations from recent reports. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on February 4, 2015.

Shaping Transit's Future in British Columbia

October 2013
This report provides an overview of the three areas that are key in shaping the future of transit: policy and governance, funding and design of transit services. It also includes observations regarding the context in which BC Transit is pursuing this significant growth strategy. In addition, it contains questions for provincial ministries, BC Transit, and local governments to consider as they work to increase ridership and develop a sustainable transportation system.

Follow-up Report: Updates on the Implementation of Recommendations from Recent Reports (April 2013)

April 2013
This follow-up report contains the self-assessed progress of ministries and organizations in implementing the recommendations from recent reports. It also contains the results of the Office's two first examinations of self-assessed progress. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on February 4, 2015 and June 3, 2015.

Audit of the Evergreen Line Rapid Transit System

March 2013
The purpose of this audit was to determine whether MOTI and Partnerships British Columbia provided government with sufficient, rigorous information to enable it to make well-informed decisions. To do this, we asked: 1. Did these two agencies provide sufficient, rigorous information to recommend the project (scope) option most likely to cost-effectively meet government’s objectives? 2. Did these two agencies demonstrate that the recommended P3 arrangement represented the best procurement solution, taking account of the expected costs, benefits and risks? This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on November 19, 2013. A progress audit report was issued February 2017.

Striving for Quality, Timely and Safe Patient Care: An Audit of Air Ambulance Services in B.C.

March 2013
 We carried out this audit to determine whether air ambulance services delivered by the BC Ambulance Service provide quality, timely and safe patient care. We did this by assessing whether the BC Ambulance Service: has defined and is meeting relevant service standards for quality of care, timeliness and patient safety; and is providing paramedics and aircraft based on an assessment of patient needs. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on March 12, 2014.

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