Showing 3 ideas for tag "saving gasoline"

Department of Agriculture

Smart procurement of Government vehicles

My idea can be enacted by the President in an hour. Have the entire Executive Branch streamline the procurement of Federal vehicles by limiting them to sedan models with a four cilinder engine only and light trucks limited to six cilinder engines only. Currently all American car manufacturers build fuel efficient vehicles with these features, even full size, 4x4 light trucks. Limiting procurement of vehicles to these... more »

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Department of Agriculture

One More Day - the 32 Hour Work Week

Emphasize the option and benefits of working a 32 hour week (4 8-hour days) and cut salary costs by over 20%.

Many employees are unaware they are eligible to work this part-time schedule which would cut salary expenses by over 20% and give employees an extra day off. Permanent part-time employees still maintain almost all benefits and a part-time year is equal to a full-time year when calculating retirement tenure!... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Stop Wasting Gasoline.

Stop wasting gasoline that the taxpayer is paying for. Require, no, MANDATE, operators of government vehicles turn off engines when not in use. On a daily basis at every facility I have visited I have observed unoccupied VA Police vehicles and other government vehicles parked with motors running for no apparent reason other than convenience or to keep the cars A/C or heat running. I am not referring to traffic stops,... more »

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