Telecommuting

Calamities Challenge California’s Economic Foundation

An article in the New York Times highlights how the overlapping effects of climate change and pandemic-induced remote work, combined with the Bay Area's high housing prices,...

The Murky Case for Mass Telecommuting

An article in Bloomberg CityLab highlights the 60% telecommute strategy recently added to Plan Bay Area 2050, and some criticism around the proposed mandate. At its September 23rd...

The Service Economy Meltdown

An article in the New York Times today highlights the economic impact that remote work could have on service industries, which are dependent...

Working from ‘anywhere’ is possible—but not sustainable

An article in Fast Company argues that while technology has made working from anywhere possible, breakthroughs in innovation are still more likely to occur in larger cities, which offer...

Feds Seek Incentives to Encourage Driving - Employers Should Promote Tele-Commuting Instead

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in its latest guidelines for the re-opening of office buildings, has proposed that employers incentivize single-occupancy driving to reduce the spread of...

Santa Clara County Explores Expansion of Telecommuting Post-COVID 19

On May 5th, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted to examine ways to continue to encourage telecommuting after the COVID-19 crisis ends,...