Offices should purchase Metro farecards to be used by DC area employees for local travel such as for training. The way travel is processed now, it costs almost double the travel cost to reimburse the employee. My travel cost $44 to attend 3 days of training in DC, and it took 2 months, 4 employees, and cost fees of $8 or $28 to process the travel voucher through the GovTrip program.
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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 »