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Department of Transportation News

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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US CTO Chopra describes the work to be done on openness

Assessments show that we are off to a good start--but have much more work to do as we transition our overall efforts towards effective agency implementation. U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Aneesh Chopra explains.

Monday - 05/03/2010, 10:58am EDT
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White House ready to reveal identity management plans

OMB will issue a new memo on HSPD-12 in the coming weeks. Agencies are feeling more pressure to meet the secure identity card requirements. Administration is also closer to finalizing new strategy for securing online transactions.

Friday - 04/02/2010, 07:01am EDT
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Where the Money Will Go

Kevin Plexico
VP
Input
February 9th, 2009

Monday - 02/09/2009, 11:42am EST

Acquisition oversight to shift to vendors

Competition, accountability among areas of focus for 2009

Friday - 01/16/2009, 07:15am EST

Exit Interview #2

Wednesday - 01/14/2009, 04:49pm EST

Agencies to set own human capital PMA goals

Federal management to remain priority in next administration

Tuesday - 11/04/2008, 05:40pm EST
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