The Kansas Department of Transportation maintains various transportation modes within the state, including aviation, railways and transit. The department operates a bureau of fiscal services that is responsible for financial accounting and reporting, payroll processing, vendor payments, contract audits, debt management, and project accounting and federal aid billing. The Kansas Department of Transportation additionally operates a bureau of transportation planning that collects, analyzes and reports information for the statewide transportation system. In addition, the department maintains materials and research, aviation, design, personnel and traffic safety bureaus. The Kansas Department of Transportation maintains an operations division that performs compliance audits related to internal and external departmental activities and process property damage claims. It maintains a location in Ellsworth, Kan.