Department of Transportation

Local Government Transportation Planning

Partner with more local governments and businesses to promote transportation alternatives. For example, a bike sharing program in a city may help both federal and local government workers move about the area with greater ease. It additionally would allow for a reduction on fuel consumption and green house emissions. An effort such as this could be partnered with local mass transit incentives and programs such as car-sharing ...more »

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Encourage Mixed Use Development

Government agencies in the Washington, DC area lose out from their inability to lease out retail frontage in otherwise vibrant, urban areas. Although there are justifiable security reasons behind the government's decision to keep their urban buildings single use, were the government to develop a metric to determine which pieces of real estate were low risk, they could save money and even generate revenue by converting ...more »

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