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by Sarah J.f. Braley | October 13, 2010

On Sept. 30, the General Services Administration released guidelines for sustainable travel for federal agencies. Aside from recommending that government agencies substitute teleconferencing and webcasts for face-to-face meetings whenever possible, the directive offers the following strategies: selecting meeting sites that are accessible by public transportation; holding meetings at green hotels and meeting facilities; and scheduling events concurrently to maximize overlapping attendance. Download a copy of the travel policy here.