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Department of Transportation

Eliminate Transit Subsidies

The Public Transportation Incentive Program is a great program. Its elimination would change my commuting habits.

However, considering the federal debt crisis and the dearth of private sector job opportunities, now is not the time for government to subsidize anything! Eliminate the program and eliminate its costs.

A better approach considering available technology is to encourage employees to telework. This would... more »

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Department of Transportation

Eliminate the Mass Transit Benefit Program

The Mass Transit Benefit Program (or Ride Share) affords Government employees "free" transportation and reimbursement for gasoline. In an economy where people don't have jobs, this program does not represent the best interests of our tax dollars. Government employees not only have the funds, but the resources, to do a locally coordinated car pool program. Providing a vehicle and funds for gasoline should not be part... more »

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