Transportation & Capital Project Management
Milligan provides transportation consulting services to a wide range of clients, from federal, state and municipal governments to local transit agencies; we meet our clients at their level of need.
Milligan works to tailor specific solutions that fit the regulatory framework of each client, while providing proven nationwide techniques and processes that comply with state and federal guidelines and regulations.
From developing and delivering comprehensive programs to drilling down to specific subject areas, we cover a wide spectrum of services. We have proven approaches and methodologies that ensure compliance within a complex regulatory environment.
Our Transportation Consulting division employs federal and state compliance experts, accounting and financial professionals, civil rights experts, and former transit executives. These professionals understand the challenges faced by our clients from a technical perspective and from the viewpoint of having worked on that side of the table.
Milligan also provides training and assistance not only to primary recipients of federal funds, but also to subrecipients such as transit providers and MPOs.
Milligan works collaboratively with our clients to ensure lasting, repeatable, measurable results.
Public Transportation Services
Milligan is an industry leader in the public transportation sector, providing timely, expert advice on hot button topics and issues. In the public transportation world, requirements and the funding attached to them change quickly and often.
Milligan is an embedded partner in this world, providing the experience and expertise needed to stay up-to-date on the latest regulations and proactively anticipate challenges ahead of time.
From developing and delivering comprehensive programs to drilling down on specific subject areas, we cover a wide spectrum of services. We have proven approaches and methodologies that have assisted our clients in remaining compliant with their complex regulatory environment.
Our Transportation Consulting Division employs federal and state compliance experts, accounting and financial professionals, civil rights experts and former transit executives. These professionals understand the challenges faced by our clients from a technical perspective and from the viewpoint of having worked on that side of the table.
Milligan can provide training and assistance not only to transportation providers, but also to appropriate governing bodies responsible for their oversight.
When it comes to public transportation, Milligan has the tools and solutions for your needs.
Public Transportation Service Projects:
FTA Triennial Reviews
FTA State Management Reviews
Assessments of a state’s management practices and implementation of FTA-funded transit programs. Since 2008, Milligan has developed comprehensive program guidance and training materials to incorporate policy guidance and new requirements, conducted workshops for FTA state grantees, and conducted reviews of these grantees annually.
FTA Financial Management Oversight Reviews
FTA Procurement System Reviews
Compliance Reviews of federal statutory and administrative requirements for procurement. Conduct reviews, workshops and technical assistance on transit agency compliance, and produce program and progress reports since 2008.
FTA Financial Capacity Assessments
Assessments of capital projects to ensure that major capital projects can be built while maintaining existing service. Milligan has performed detailed Financial Capacity Assessments for major transit agencies throughout the United States.
Drug & Alcohol Reviews
Audits of selected FTA grantees for compliance with 49 CFR Part 655 and Part 40, relating to required substance abuse testing programs.
Compliance Oversight of State DOT Transit Subrecipients
Periodic grant sub-recipient on-site compliance oversight for conformance with FTA requirements for the respective program(s) for which those agencies have received grant funds and/or grant funded equipment.
Audits of transit providers to assess state law compliance and operational effectiveness, and provide recommendations for improvement.
FTA Civil Rights Compliance Reviews
Reviews and training in the areas of Title VI, EEO and DBE programs (TED).
Tax Services for DBEs
Tax returns, tax advice, and counseling for disadvantaged businesses.
Title VI/DBE Program Compliance
Compliance assesments for our clients’ Title VI goals and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise programs. Perform program review and evaluation, solution implementation, monitoring and reporting, and training.
Assessments of physical facilities of public assets demonstrate federal ADA compliance while providing/recommending implementable improvements and transition plans.
Capital Project Management
Milligan & Company works with public and private sector clients, supporting their needs for project planning and management on large and complex infrastructure projects.
We help our clients meet compliance, regulatory, statutory and financial reporting obligations on construction, economic development and transportation projects. Organizations trust Milligan to deliver solutions that meet their needs for:
• Planning Studies
• Transportation Compliance
• Funding Strategies
• Financial & Indirect Cost Allocation Plans
• Grants Management & Training
• Economic Development
Annemarie Byrnes is the Director of Capital Project Management for Milligan & Company. She directs the firm’s engagements with the Pennsylvania Office of Budget’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program, and City of Harrisburg representing the client’s interest on economic development initiatives.
Airport Support Services
For over 30 years, Milligan & Company has provided a variety of professional services to government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector. Milligan has specifically worked with the Federal Aviation Administration, airports and businesses that partner with and work at various airports across the country.
From developing and piloting FAA’s Airport Disadvanteged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) Reviews, to conducting gross receipts audits for master concessionaires, Milligan is embedded in the aviation industry and understands the unique and complex issues facing our clients.
The firm provides full airport program management and compliance audits, ranging from internal control reviews and contract compliance audits of airport partners, to passenger surveys.
Milligan also assists large and small businesses through business capacity training and matchmaking services – putting businesses in touch with the right partners for their success.
In the area of training and assistance, Milligan provides services to disadvantaged businesses seeking certification, as well as master concessionaires that have ACDBE compliance responsibilities.
Milligan also provides program management services for aviation capital projects, including managing workforce and business development programs.
When it comes to airports, Milligan has the tools and solutions for a wide range of needs.
Clients have Included:
Airport Support Service Projects:
Concession Gross Receipts Auditing
Audits of gross receipts reporting of food, beverage and retail leases and subleases.
Airport Concession ACDBE/ DBE Liaison Training
FAA DBE/ACDBE Reviews
Diversity Program Services
ACDBE Joint Venture Reviews
Reviews of joint ventures for airports, master concessionaires. ACDBE partners and concessionaire sublease tenants.