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Department of Defense

STOP USELESS LANDSCAPING

Many installations pride themselves on golf courses, fountains, parks and the amazing green grass they offer. Many bases are in areas where grass is NOT normal. Desert or mountain climates simply do not have the green grass offered in other lush places. Most installations spend millions on keeping the base green, putting down sod 4 or 5 times per year in the same places because it dies. The sod does not grow from the... more »

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Department of Justice

Allow the work week to include all 7 days of the week.

At first blush this might seem counter productive in regard to heating, cooling, guards, etc. However if a cost analysis were undertaken it might prove otherwise. Powering up and cooling/heating buildings after two day of downtime can be very expensive. Allow the work week to consist of all 7 days of the week. If Saturday and Sunday were included as work options it would allow for less need for absence from work for... more »

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Office of Personnel Management

^Mass Transit, decrease road upkeep and onbase traffic

It's simple, the more people that have to drive to work --- the more cars on base --- more parking, more traffic, more upkeep.

There is a public transportation system at Fort Meade, however it is terrible. I live 2 blocks from the train station in Baltimore and yet still opt to drive to work every morning at my own expense.

If the transit system from the trainstation to my office were more reliable then I would be... more »

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Department of Health and Human Services

Charge the Market Rate for Parking

This idea applies to ALL federal agencies. All federal employees and visitors should pay the market rate for parking at ALL federal owned and leased buildings. This will encourage the use of public transportation, telecommuting, and carpooling. It will reduce traffic congestion and cost of road maintenance. It will reduce the federal budget deficit.

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