Telecommuting has been referred to as being the next big information technology (IT) trend. This trend aside from having financial benefits also reaps environmental benefits. The majority of people wanting or deciding to telecommute, wish to do so in order to avoid lengthy commutes by road, rail or otherwise. Telecommuting has the potential to provide significant transportation-related public benefits.
|"How important are the following perceived advantages of telecommuting?" (scale of 1 to 5, 5 best) | |Reduces/eliminates lengthy commute. |4.2 | | | | |Lets me control my work hours. |4.1 | | | | |Provides a more comfortable workspace. |3.8 | | | | |More time at home/with family. |3.8 | | | | |Lets me continue working w/o having to move. |3.7 | | | | |Reduces/eliminates office distractions/politics |3.6 | | | | |Lets me live in a less expensive location....
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