The U.S. Department of State has met the Standard of Excellence and is designated a Best Workplace for Commuters.  The U.S. Department of State is located in the Harry S. Truman Building.  Providing leadership by offering high level commuter benefits, employees can take advantage of transit and vanpool benefits and telework and compressed work week options.  Commuter Connections provides an Emergency Ride Home program. 

Supporting benefits include carpool matching, shuttles from transit stations, preferred parking costs for carpools and vanpools, secure bicycle parking, showers, and lockers, lunchtime shuttle, bikesharing and other healthy initiatives.

The mission of the U.S. Department of State is to create a more secure, democratic, and prosperous world for the benefit of the American people and the international community.   On January 21, 2009, Hillary Rodham Clinton was appointed Secretary of State by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate, and is the President’s chief foreign affairs adviser. The Secretary carries out the President’s foreign policies through the State Department and the Foreign Service of the United States.  Visit for complete information.