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Telework: Saving Gas and Reducing Traffic from the Comfort of your Home

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Today’s mobile technologies make it easier than ever for people to work from anywhere. These advances, combined with concerns about traffic congestion, oil's inordinate strategic importance , and the environmental impact of driving appear to create a “perfect storm” for the expansion of telecommuting. However, a few outdated legislative barriers are holding back the more widespread use of telecommuting. A well-targeted and thoughtful approach to removing these barriers can reduce congestion and the need to use oil, while providing economic benefits to businesses, individual employees, and entire regions. Click here to read a new white paper on telecommuting by Justin Horner detailing what telecommuting means today and how to remove barriers to its expansion.