REPORT DIGEST

 

COMMUTER RAIL DIVISION OF THE REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AND THE NORTHEAST ILLINOIS REGIONAL COMMUTER RAILROAD CORPORATION
(A PUBLIC CORPORATION), (BOTH d/b/a Metra)

 

COMPLIANCE EXAMINATION

 

For the Year Ended:

December 31, 2005

 

Summary of Findings:

Total this audit†††††††††††††                0

Total last audit††††††††               N/A

Repeated from last audit†††††     N/A

 

Release Date:

 March 15, 2007

 

State of Illinois

Office of the Auditor General

WILLIAM G. HOLLAND

AUDITOR GENERAL

 

To obtain a copy of the Report contact:

Office of the Auditor General

Iles Park Plaza

740 E. Ash Street

Springfield, IL 62703

(217) 782-6046 or TTY (888) 261-2887

 

This Report Digest and Full Report are also available on

the worldwide web at

http://www./auditor.illinois.gov

 

 

 

INTRODUCTION

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††††† The Illinois House of Representatives adopted Resolutions Number 479 and 650 in 2005 which directed the Office of the Auditor General to conduct financial, compliance, and performance audits of the four transit agencies in the Chicago area:the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), the Commuter Rail Division (Metra), and the Suburban Bus Division (Pace).This report digest covers our compliance examination of Metra for the year ended December 31, 2005. The financial audit has already been released and a separate performance audit is being issued with this report.

 

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FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS, AND

†††††††††††††††††††††† RECOMMENDATIONS

 

††††† †††† There were no material findings of noncompliance disclosed during our testing.

 

AUDITORSí REPORT

 

††††† We conducted a compliance examination of Metra as directed by House Resolution Number 650.The financial audit covering Metra has been released under a separate cover.

 

 

 

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†††† ††††††WILLIAM G. HOLLAND, Auditor General

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SPECIAL ASSISTANT AUDITORS

 

Our Special Assistant Auditors were Wolf & Company LLP.