Working Together: Governments, Businesses, Non-Profits...

How should we collaborate with individuals, businesses, non-profits, other agencies, or state/local governments? What kinds of prizes/contests should we consider to attract others in working with us? What top problems should we tackle together?

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SHUTTLE BUS ALMOST COMPLETE FOR ENTIRE STATE!

Hello ! THE STATE OF OREGON HAS ALMOST TOTALLY COMPLETED BUS CONNECTIONS BETWEEN ALL MAJOR CITIES NORTH OR EUGENE. WE ARE JUST TWO SHUTTLE BUS ROUTES SHORT OF CONNECTING SALEM TO CORVALLIS AND THEN CORVALLIS TO EUGENE. THEY NEED FUNDING! PRESENTLY THE CITY OF CORVALLIS, BENTON COUNTY, AND THE CITY OF MONROE ARE FUNDING THE 99 EXPRESS BUS BUT THE BUS STOPS IN JUNCTION CITY WHICH IS WITHIN LANE COUNTY WHO CLAIMS THAT ...more »

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2011 Job Creation Incentive: ONLY Tax $250k+ with X employees

2011 Job Creation Incentive: Only Tax individuals / business owners earning over $250k who have less than X "employee credits" Situation: Opposing views re expiring taxes for $250k+ earners do not appear to be focused on job creation, but rather on politics. President Obama's 2011 proposed tax increase for $250k+ earners may significantly reduce deficit. Republicans appear concerned that further job loss, may be an ...more »

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Open IdeaScale and IdeaHub to contractors

Currently, FAA contractors are blocked from entering ideas and suggestions on IdeaHub. This countermands the spirit of the Open Gov. Directive's call for participation and collaboration on the part of the citizen (like me).

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Other OpenGov Ideas & Information Resources

Rather than post each of my "OpenGov" Ideas at 27 different websites, I have posted them at the GSA's website (since they are in the forefront of the OpenGov initiative). So, by this notice, the members of the OpenGov Team for your agency have been informed of those ideas. (At least, now, you can't say you were unaware of them.) http://opengsa.ideascale.com/a/pmd/29640-6960 ALSO -- Your OpenGov Team members, ...more »

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Stakeholder Feedback Hotlink on Websites

Suggest that all DOT web sites, public and internal, have a hotlink to a stakeholder feedback input form. Information recorded in the form would then be transmitted to an organization email address. Stakeholders can then inquire about organizational products and services, along with the ability pt provide comments/suggestions on the currency of web site content.

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FAA Performance Management System

The DOT needs to evaluate the FAA's use of its Performance Management System which basically removed the FAA from most of Title V regulation. I would like to see shared on the Open Government Website for DOT the performance metrics based on that transition. The initial transition to its own PMS system ocurred in 1996: On November 15, 1995, Congress enacted Section 347 of the 1996 Department of Transportation (“DOT”) ...more »

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Add 'no emissions' for 1st 10 miles requirement to CAFE standard

Over $1 trillion leaves the U.S. every 5 years instead of circulating in the U.S. economy because of the country's dependence on fuel derived from oil. http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/statistics/highlights/annual.html "The 2009 petroleum deficit ($204.3 billion) was the lowest since 2004 ($163.4 billion)." Adding a 'no emissions' for the first 10 miles per day requirement to the CAFE standard allows the DOT to ...more »

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Basic International Shipping Training for MARAD

I recently had a discussion with the executive director of the port of NYNJ. In that discussion, it came up that MARAD staff might not have a good understanding of the International Transportation and Trade industry, specifically Ocean Shipping and the critical work processes, documentation, logistics and overall operating processes to better work with and understand Trade. My organization offers this training as we ...more »

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Commercial Vehicles saf.ety on a standard Class C test

Along with what is required to be a standard driver for a motorvehicle, the written test should have two or three basic questions regarding their awareness around big rigs and how a driver should escpecially practice safety around them. for example the stopping requirement as a general example to explain the larger distance for trucks at the same speed as cars so the trucks may be less likely to be cut off. or the proper ...more »

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Bonds to specifically fund revenue generating infrastructure

Collaborate with the Treasury to create bonds (or some other interest bearing investment) that are only invested in revenue generating infrastructure, initially power generation which, once the revenue stream from power generation is established, is used to fund transportation projects that save energy. Here is a link to paper written by Richard G. Little (University of Southern California - School of Policy Planning ...more »

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EPA, HUD, DOT Interagency Agreement for an Urban Circulator

EPA, HUD, DOT Interagency Agreement for an Urban Circulator - IdeaScale Being that there is dire need for Next-Gen Green Transport Tech, the EPA, HUD, DOT Interagency Agreement for an TOD Urban Circulator must provide for Research and Development & DEMONSTRATION funds. These system boast of faster, cheaper, better People Movers that connect HUD, Livable Communities, Innercity, Intracity, High Speed rail lines and Buses. ...more »

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