Through the leadership and coordination of the U.S. Department of Transportation, selected agencies are invited to participate in the transit benefit Governance process. Government-wide transit benefit program standards and uniformity may be established through Federal agency collaboration and coordination that will begin with DOT’s establishment of Federal Transit Benefit Practice Groups.
The Groups will perform the following functions
- Advise the Secretary on the establishment of uniform van pool policies and procedures, as well as other transit benefit matters.
- Minimize/eliminate duplication across government.
- Solicit the views of agencies, associations, and other interested parties on proposed regulatory changes that may be of interest to them (solicitations need not be published in the Federal Register (FR); however, notice of availability of proposed changes to the transit benefit policy may be published in the FR if requested by a member of the Group.
- Coordinate transit benefit program policy with federal agencies in order to establish uniform standards for developing and supporting agency transit pass and the transit benefit.