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Department of Homeland Security

Encourage Biking, Link to Transportation Subsidy

Upgrade the bike storage facilities at government buildings to encourage biking to work, then link the usage of these facilities to a commiserate reduction of any transportation subsidy the employee receives. So, if I bike to work thrice a week, my transportation subsidy is likewise automatically reduced by the cost of Metro for those three days. Such a linkage could be done through an employees badge which would be scanned... more »

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Department of Agriculture

Qualify Bicycles for Lower Travel Reimbursements

I am presently reimbursed at 51 cents per mile to use of my privately owned automobile and would like to instead sometimes be reimbursed at 10 cents per mile to use my privately owned bicycle. Add bicycles to the list of reimbursable mileage rates or otherwise fund its use. My bike, tires, maintenance, and riding gear have costs, yet i reduce the higher societal costs of fuel demand, traffic control, pollution, road maintenance,... more »

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Legislative Branch

Bike Share in addition to Metro Benefits

Add annual bike share membership to the metro card benefits. It's only a small additional cost to annual metro benefits--$75 per year is only $6.25 per month. Most workers can travel for free to work since it's free for the first 30 min. If they want to use it longer, they can pay the nominal fee or have it so workers can use their metro card (cheaper than metro). Also this would hep finance more stations at every federal... more »

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