Telecommuting

November 12, 2015, 12pm PST
Pope Francis' much-publicized visit to the capital in late September saw reductions in congestion and better travel times. Event-specific telecommuting policies and transit route changes appear responsible for the minor miracle.
The Washington Post
September 29, 2015, 11am PDT
In a pattern evident in communities all over the country, U.S. Census data shows more Americans are working from home. Researchers from the Brookings Institution are hoping that planners have noticed the trend.
Brookings Institution
March 20, 2014, 11am PDT
A recent study claimed that transit ridership had reached the highest levels seen in 57 years. Wendell Cox, however, argues that the narrative about a “fundamental shift” in the transportation paradigm is a misrepresentation of the truth.
New Geography
March 27, 2013, 12pm PDT
A rambling walk through New York City, with no destination in mind, reveals to FT columnist John Kay the value of unplanned social interactions - a value that's behind Yahoo’s recent policy limiting telecommuting.
The Financial Times
March 5, 2013, 1pm PST
A new report out from the Census Bureau paints a comprehensive picture of commuting in the United States. Average commute times remain steady, but the most significant change may be in the percentage of people working from home at least once a week.
The Washington Post
September 20, 2012, 5am PDT
Jeff Khau examines the rise in the teleworking population and what this demographic shift means for cities.
New Geography
August 23, 2010, 6am PDT
And the result is fairly obvious - longer the commute, lower the reading. Well-being is a measurement of both physical and mental health, including ailments such as back pain and anxiety. No mention of modal type (e.g, driving, biking, transit).
Gallup
May 17, 2010, 10am PDT
A piece in The Atlantic argues that telecommuting trends could have significant impacts on the built environment.
The Atlantic
Blog post
August 31, 2009, 8am PDT

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July 10, 2009, 5am PDT
Telecommuting should be considered an aspect of transportation, according to this piece from <em>New Geography</em>.
New Geography
July 3, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>Employers in the Seattle area are outpacing City Hall in providing incentives to employees not to drive to work in single occupancy cars. A state law even requires companies with 100 or more commuters to provide alternative commuting plans.</p>
The Seattle Times