Benefits of Telecommuting

Saves Money

Telecommuting allows individuals the opportunity to drive less, which saves money on:

> Driving and parking costs

> Transit fees

> Taxes on businesses

> Pollution credits

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Improves Environmental Quality

Telecommuting reduces the number of vehicles on the road during peak travel hours, which can lead to reductions in:

> Traffic congestion

> Air and noise pollution

> Demand for parking lots and increased paved (impervious) surface areas

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Contributes to Personal Health

Telecommuting can:

> Improve employee morale

> Reduce stress

> Increase time spent with family

> Expand opportunities for people with disabilities

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