OPM, GSA, and DoT launch a partnership with D.C.’s Capital Bikeshare Program.
Rep. Jim Moran tells Federal News Radio if you take 395 through Arlington, your commute may be about to get two to three hours longer every day.
Federal News Radio’s Jason Miller caught up with Casey Coleman, Chief Information Officer of the General Services Administration. He asked her about a green technology initiative that nearly all federal workers can relate to.
The Department of Energy is testing out new hydrogen technology. Learn more about it through Federal News Radio’s Greening of Government series.
Reform is on the way for the FPS, an agency responsible for security at over 9,000 federal facilities and courthouses. AFGE’s David Wright says the move is very welcome for his members.
The first electric vehicle joined the Postal Service fleet in 1899, more than 100 years ago, after proving to be more efficient than a horse and buggy. USPS’s Sam Pulcrano tells us how that tradition carries on today.
The agency purchased more than 9,000 alternative fuel cars in 2010 and plans more in 2011 and beyond. GSA estimates $40 million in savings and the prevention of 340 million pounds of greenhouse gas from entering the atmosphere over the next seven years because of the purchases.
A Federal News Radio survey of federal employees and contractors found most are optimistic about reducing the government’s carbon footprint, but not many believe the efforts are making a difference. About 40 percent of the respondents say President Obama’s executive order to reduce energy usage is a lot of talk and not a lot of action, and 73 percent are not familiar with their agency’s sustainability plan.
Federal News Radio has compiled a list of dos and don’ts when it comes to making your agency or company more green.
A list of important resources for agencies and contractors interested in the greening of government.
The General Services Administration and Metropolis magazine pose this challenge to designers and architects: Take a 1960s federal office building and redesign it to have zero environmental impact.
Moving to the Free State as a result of BRAC? Maryland’s got a little something for you when you buy a home.
Imagine moving just eight miles and saving about $100 million per year. The NNSA’s Mark Holecek has details on how his agency’s doing it.
By Olivia Branco Federal News Radio Most agencies say it’s important to implement sustainable practices, but some federal executives say their agencies are not making progress when it comes to being green. That’s the finding…