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Department of Transportation News

Web 2.0 opens up rulemaking process

A website by Cornell University shows how federal rulemaking can become more transparent.

Tuesday - 01/18/2011, 12:05pm EST

Senate grills TSA on airport screenings

With one week until the holiday travel season begins, hearings are being held on airport screenings, including new pat-down techniques and full body scanners. Bob Cusack, managing editor of The Hill and John Adler, President of FLEOA join us with their takes.

Wednesday - 11/17/2010, 02:17pm EST
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DoT intern program prepares women for career in transportation

The internship program at the Department of Transportation's Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) trains women to pursue jobs in transportation.

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 04:00pm EST
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ARMY to revive blimps for combat?

The Army and the U.S. Transportation Command are investigating whether updated airships can be revived for both combat and humanitarian troop movement.

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 09:40am EST

Cyberflaw found in DOT stimulus system

While Transportation officials say they haven't detected any incidents, but it isn't clear whether DOT's security problems could impact Recovery.gov or FederalReporting.gov.

Tuesday - 10/26/2010, 09:30am EDT

OSHA says stop texting behind the wheel

Because motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of worker fatalities, OSHA and DOT are teaming up to combat distracted driving. OSHA's David Michaels has details.

Friday - 10/15/2010, 10:41am EDT
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DoT, NASA use Web 2.0 to increase satisfaction

What makes one federal agency better than another in terms of worker contentment? One of Washington's good government groups did some additional digging in the wake of the federal "Best Places to Work" survey and found that better communication using social networking tools helped at least two agencies move up the list.

Tuesday - 09/21/2010, 07:19am EDT
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DoT envisions human-free car operation

Learn more about the DOT's research currently underway when Dr. Robert Bertini, the acting director of the Intelligent Transportation Systems program at DOT, talks to Federal News Radio.

Tuesday - 09/07/2010, 10:31am EDT
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Best Places to Work released for 2010

The annual rankings of the best (and worst) places to work in the federal government are out. We get details from Max Stier with the Partnership for Public Service

Wednesday - 09/01/2010, 10:08am EDT
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What's the best place to work in the federal government?

The Partnership for Public Service along with the Institute for the Study of Public Policy Implementation at American University released its annual rankings of the best places to work in the federal government.

Tuesday - 08/31/2010, 08:57pm EDT
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Vote: Which agency has the best transportation options?

As part of our Best of the Federal Government series, we asked you to nominate the agencies with the best transportation or parking options. Vote now for your favorite!

Friday - 08/27/2010, 03:28pm EDT

Peter H. Appel on RITA's mission

August 23rd and 25th

RITA's mission is to promote transportation research, solid analysis, and education across the different operating agencies within the USDOT.

Monday - 08/23/2010, 12:50pm EDT
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Which agency has the best transportation options?

Nominate the agency that you think has the best transportation and parking options in the federal government.

Friday - 08/20/2010, 04:22pm EDT

White House recognizes 8 agencies for leadership in transparency

EPA, NASA and Transportation receive two honors each in different categories. Overall 17 agencies received all green scores on the Open Government dashboard.

Monday - 08/16/2010, 02:38pm EDT

A bright 'idea' from DOT

The Transportation Department is hoping a new idea drives employees down the Information Superhighway toward better collaboration.

Tuesday - 08/03/2010, 06:00am EDT

OMB takes aim at poorly performing IT projects

Agencies are to review all IT projects over the next month, and the programs that are in the worst shape will go through TechStat sessions. This analysis is part two of a three pronged approach to fixing systemic problems with technology initiatives. Federal CIO Kundra says OMB will try to address those long-standing problems in October through the release of best practices.

Wednesday - 07/28/2010, 05:19pm EDT
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Transit CIOs form consortium

New organization of transit officials will share technology information and best practices.

Thursday - 07/22/2010, 02:20pm EDT

FTA feds put transit improvements on the rails

Dozens of communities nationwide will soon enjoy major transit improvements, including new streetcars, buses, and transit facilities. Federal Transit Administration head Peter Rogoff gives us the details.

Friday - 07/16/2010, 11:19am EDT
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GAO: Agency rules allow conferences at resort locations

A recent GAO report looked at agencies' policies for choosing the locations of conferences and found that cost was the number one factor when it came to planning. Details from GAO's Lorelei St. James.

Monday - 06/14/2010, 11:33am EDT
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Agencies finding added value in open government

Several bureaus say transparency and knowledge management initiatives complement each other. Federal Transit Administration using similar approach for open government strategy as it did to create a knowledge management culture.

Wednesday - 05/12/2010, 06:57am EDT
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