Sensitivity to congestion is the determinate factor in how people organize in and around cities.
Fewer or no work-related interruptions add to a general feeling of wellbeing.
Working away from the office engenders a more positive attitude towards work.
Teleworkers feel ‘more in control’ of their work, which in turn eases work-related stress.
Family and work life can be better balanced when working away from the office.
Mexico City adds two cars to its roads for every person it adds to its population.
Only 3% of organization allows all or most employees to work some regular paid hours at home on a regular basis.
28.7% vehicle-miles traveled in the US are to and from work.
The average commute time in the US is 25.4 minutes; 50.8 minutes per day, 17.7 hours per month.
There are 232,137,000 light vehicles (cars and light trucks) in the U.S.
Gasoline has been responsible for about two-thirds of U.S. carbon dioxide emissions over the last 20 years.
Transportation in the US accounts for the largest share of greenhouse gas emissions.
In 2013 the cost of operating a car, including insurance, depreciation and finance charge is $6,059 per year (US).
The comprehensive cost of each unintentional death from motor-vehicle crashes (not including real income not received) is $4,538,000.
The nature and pace of observed climate changes pose severe risks for our national security.
America needed to spend at least $255 billion per year over the next half-century on infrastructure to keep the system in good repair.