Gas prices induce 64% more teleworking?

Well, at least in the Washington, DC region. In an article in the July 27th Washington Post Matt Zapotsky reported that the number of teleworkers reporting to telework centers in the DC region has increased from 253 last September to 415 now. The most often quoted reason for this escalation?

Gas prices. The trigger point? Reportedly gas at $3.75 per gallon according to a survey by Telework Exchange.

Although the price of oil has declined to $125 per barrel (remember when most people thought it would never exceed $100 per barrel?) that’s not likely to drop the price at the pump below $3.75. And that $125 won’t last Continue reading Gas prices induce 64% more teleworking?