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.
Sep 29, 2015 Brookings Institution
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.
Mar 20, 2014 New Geography
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.
Mar 27, 2013 The Financial Times
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.
Mar 5, 2013 The Washington Post
Jeff Khau examines the rise in the teleworking population and what this demographic shift means for cities.
Sep 20, 2012 New Geography
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).
Aug 23, 2010 Gallup
A piece in The Atlantic argues that telecommuting trends could have significant impacts on the built environment.
May 17, 2010 The Atlantic
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Telecommuting should be considered an aspect of transportation, according to this piece from <em>New Geography</em>.
Jul 10, 2009 New Geography
<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>
Jul 3, 2008 The Seattle Times