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Transit Benefit Policy Office


As the designated Executive Agent, The U.S. Department of Transportation issues policy and uniform standards for the Federal Transit Benefit Program. The Executive Agent offers Government-wide oversight and guidance that ensures consistent application of Transit Benefit Policies and operations, where practical.

The Executive Agent collaborates with Executive Departments and Agencies to review and enhance the Federal Transit Benefit Program. 

Program elements include:

  • transportation in a commuter highway vehicle 
  • transit passes 
  • qualified parking  
  • bicycle benefits and 
  • future commuting options 

Our role includes issuing policies and guidelines, furnishing technical information, and publishing regulations that encourage Federal employees’ use of mass transportation and vanpools.