Report 2011-504 Recommendation Responses
Report 2011-504: High-Speed Rail Authority Follow-Up: Although the Authority Addressed Some of Our Prior Concerns, Its Funding Situation Has Become Increasingly Risky and the Authority's Weak Oversight Persists (Release Date: January 2012)
Recommendation for Legislative Action
To assure independence and instill public confidence in the process regarding the Authority's ridership model, the Legislature should draft legislation that establishes an independent ridership review group. For example, the Legislature could use a similar process to the one used to establish the independent peer review panel that the law requires to assess the Authority's business plans.
Description of Legislative Action
- Legislative Action Current As-of: February 2014
California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: