Department of Agriculture

Department of Agriculture/Substituting Telework for Transit Subsidies

Per the 2012 Status of Telework in the Federal Government Report, published by the Office of Personnel Management, it is reported that among those Federal employees who teleworked, 31% did so once per week, … View more

USDA: A Model for Cost-Savings

Each year the Department of Agriculture (USDA) funds approximately 17 million dollars in transit subsidies for employees across the country to encourage the use of mass transit for commuting purposes in order to reduce … View more

Success Stories Defined

Agency officials have submitted their success stories in response to a Model A survey requesting innovative ideas that meet the some or all of the following criteria:

-Degree of Innovation
-Cost Savings to the Government and/or the Public
-Ability to Replicate Project or Initiative at other Agencies
-Reduction of Unnecessary Duplication
-Transparency
-Efficiency
-Customer Service
-Streamlining or Enhancing Public Participation in the Regulatory Process

These submissions will also be submitted to our esteemed judges for the Annual Walter Gellhorn Innovation Award.

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