January 20, 2001 ushers in a new Presidential
Administration. This helpful transition directory has everything
-- agency mission statements, organization charts, and strategic
plans, employment information, travel rules, legal and ethical standards.
Most everyone knows IRS and VA, but what about AARCC, ABMC, and
ACF? Thankfully for newcomers and old hands alike, it has a full
list of government acronyms and abbreviations.
Meets the Real Highway
bus drivers get online to save time and lives on America's roads
in one of the government's most impressive and effective uses of
Whether you travel by air a little or a lot, this
Federal Aviation Administration site will make your trip better.
Find out what to wear, what rules apply to carry-ons, how to transport
the family pet, and what you need to know if you have a disability.
International travelers will find links to U.S. Customs Service
tips, State Department travel advisories, and health advisories
from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And before
you start for the airport, check for flight delays.
Features and Creatures in Your State
on floods in Alabama? Streamflow in Rhode Island? Earthquakes in
Hawaii? Butterflies in West Virginia? Birds in South Dakota? Copper
mining in Wyoming? Map dealers in Kentucky? The U.S. Geological
Survey has an amazing webpage that allows you to search for maps
and data in your state.