The Office of Management and Budget could require that all travellers submit a tax exempt form for hotel stays.... more »
Using the open market to book travel will save a lot of money for taxpayers. Encourage employees to save money by allowing them to retain the miles & points earned through booking less expensive travel on their own. Verify possible savings before booking by comparing with quotes from current system.
The web-site is very poorly made and confusing. When the site connects to the reservations portal so that I can select my flights, the cheapest contract flights on the screen are no longer available. This forced me... more »
It's simple and has a lot of tangential benefits. Check out and vote for the full idea at:
Save the government time & money! We can even reduce privacy violations by eliminating the need for information to be recorded or transferred via paper.
This can be accomplished in the following ways:
-Discontinue use of paper encounters which record information when a patient checks in for an appointment by implementing an electronic device(lap top, tough book, ipad) to record this information... more »
1) Previous travel experience has shown that often non-US carriers offer lower fares to the same destinations and better service than US carriers.
2) Requiring government travelers to use US carriers at full fare prices only hurts the US carrier as they are falsely propped up by the government as a customer.
Idea Synopsis: Do not restrict government travelers to use US-carrier, rather encourage the selection... more »
The problem is that more money could be saved... more »
The time spent travelling, in additional to the mileage and hotels required, cost the Federal Government millions of dollars yearly.
Videoteleconferencing is a very effective method of communication and is commonly used in the private sector.
The advances in automation now allow ROs and Area Offices to see the same listings and documents... more »