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Take The Bus: City Employees Ordered To Use Public Transportation

10/09/2011 07:28 pm ET | Updated Dec 09, 2011

City employees will be required to take public transportation to meetings and assignments during the work day or explain why not, under a strict new mileage and travel reimbursement policy tailor-made to save $1 million.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel ordered City Comptroller Amer Ahmad to craft the crackdown after a string of abuses made possible by the city's liberal reimbursement policy.

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