Could Meetings on The Subway Become As Common As Graffiti?

The current norm of commuting, which happens all at once and too often by car, is placing too much stress on our infrastructure, our resources and even our emotional health. Melissa Lafsky reports how the structure of our workdays could be changed.

The rocketing popularity of telecommuting has advanced the issue, but everyone working from their home or local coffee shop has never really been considered a viable option in the developed world.

"One notion that's being shaken up is the idea that work must take place in designated work spaces, and cannot be combined with transportation." Will meetings on the 'R' or the 'M' become just as popular as bagels in the New York of 2030?

Full Story: The Future of Commuting: Meetings on The Train

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