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Telecommuting in the United States: Letting Our Fingers Do The Commuting

UCD-ITS-RP-92-09

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Suggested Citation:
Mokhtarian, Patricia L. (1992) Telecommuting in the United States: Letting Our Fingers Do The Commuting. TR News (158), 2 - 7

There is growing recognition of the potential effectiveness of telecommuting as both a business response to internal problems and a transportation demand management strategy. This article, in its examination of telecommuting in the United States, addresses the following two questions: Who is telecommuting and why? What has been learned about telecommuting and travel? The article also identifies eight areas where additional research is needed.