17 Oct '11, 7pm

Green Your Commute- Go Green While Getting Around:

Green Your Commute- Go Green While Getting Around:

With 75 percent of Americans getting to work by driving solo , green commuting offers an opportunity to make a big difference for the environment. And with many cities offering a “Guaranteed Ride Home ” program to bikers, carpoolers and public transit users, there’s no reason not give one of these options a try. There are four basic types of green commuting: Telecommuting, Carpooling or “slugging,” Taking mass transit, and Human-powered commuting. Telecommuting American workers spend an average of 47 hours per year commuting through rush hour traffic. This adds up to 23 billion gallons of gas wasted in traffic each year. But there may be other benefits to telecommuting; more privacy than your cubicle; peace and quiet for increased concentration; and, of course, no commute is shorter than one to another room in your house. If you’re interested in telecommuting, the first st...

Full article: http://www.nature.org/greenliving/gogreen/greencommute/in...

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