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Department of Health and Human Services

Staggered pre-holiday hours at federal facilties

Pre-holidays are particularly problematic for traffic in DC and many other areas. This means that in the days just before holidays traffic can be especially slow, resulting in more carbon emissions/ global warming/ heating/ wasted time, etc.
Historical data could be used to determine which days staggering of work hours would be most useful. If tmay be that post-holiday traffic is as problematic, or moreso.
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Office of Personnel Management

Part-time/ Job share opportunities

Federal employees have developed an edge in time management- due to ever-changing requirements mandating quick-turnarounds on work. Most of us have learned to accomplish our daily tasks with time to spare (for adminstrative tasks.) Creating more part-time positions (particularly in D.C.) would reduce traffic; reduce the overall cost of paying employees, reduce the government's expenses for federal employee commuting... more »

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General Services Administration

Work Centers Located Throughout MD/VA/DC For Gov't Employees

The government should create “Federal Work Centers” that are non-agency-specific, located throughout Maryland, Virginia and DC. These government office buildings would provide work-spaces for the thousands of Federal employees who do not specifically need to work at their agency’s headquarters. Federal Work Centers would save money by enabling government employees to work at locations within 2 or 3 miles from their... more »

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Executive Office of the President

Reduced Travel Expenses

Reduce government travel expenses, employee time, fuel consumption, and air emissions by finally establishing a nationwide high-speed surface transportation system. Such a system would also relieve the current traffic burden on both runways and highways, and can offer comparable door-to-door travel times particularly for regional service. Workforce productivity would increase, thereby helping to improve GDP and the overall... more »

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Legislative Branch

More Commuter Busses

Commuter Busses are a great way to go and come to work! Who really needs to drive to get into DC and congest these streets? Washington/Baltimore has now become the #1 worst traffic in the Nation (according to WTOP Radio--Chris Core). There is no need for all this! The government already subsidizes these busses, but they do not do much to encourage these practices. Each filled Commuter Bus can take off approximately 50... more »

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Legislative Branch

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Park and Rides $ Windmills

Install electric vehicle charging stations in all government parking lots, muncipally run park and rides and give HOV lane priority to electric vehicles (not hybrids). Also, install micro-wind turbines near majory freeways, as wind is always being generated by passing traffic. As well, install solar car ports at all municipally managed park and rides and government parking facilities. The money currently used to subsidize... 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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