Another Report on ERAM: Late and Over Budget

A reader tipped me off to an article regarding the Federal Aviation Administration’s En Route Automation Modernization (ERAM) project on FierceGovernmentIT dated January 19th, 2011.  (Thanks, Dave!)

The article states that ERAM:

…won’t reach nationwide operational readiness until August 2014 and will cost $330 million more than expected…

But it’s no news that the ERAM project has been delayed by problems, and those problems are costing the government (and the taxpayers) millions.

I’ve been patiently waiting to read the results of an Office of Inspector General audit on the ERAM program that was initiated in September of 2010.  I know that many of those working on the ERAM project at my facility were interviewed by the Inspector General last …

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