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Department of Transportation

Bus checkpoints to save millions of gallons of gas

At the NASA Glenn Research Center, it's difficult to find parking anywhere on lab. Many people drive a huge 4-door sedan or SUV, just to drive themselves to work. For many suburbs, RTA buses are not spaced optimally for us and using them takes too long to get to work.

I propose finding under-utilized parking lots at checkpoints strategically located miles away from federal workplaces and use them for employee parking.... more »

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Solar Power Leases for FAA Buildings

In the past year several companies have started marketing solar power systems for homes that allow the homeowner to lease the equipment for a monthly fixed amount that results in an overall savings over their current electrical costs. My idea is to extend this concept to FAA buildings located in the states where it is economical. FAA could benefit from a similar program and reduce the carbon footprint of our facilities... more »

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