Thursday, August 18, 2005

steep oil prices have rat racers shifting gears

this article by Stephanie Armour describes some of the ways commuters are dealing with rising gas prices. some commuters are quitting their jobs to find work closer to home, and many are carpooling or taking public transport.

no mention of incentives to companies who allow their employees to telecommute...though creative solutions seem to be in the works, according to the article.

could an end to the rat race be in sight?

tags: gas, oil, energy, rat race, consumption, trend, incentives for non-commuters, offset, credit, model, economy. see also: carbon sequestration, nutrient trading, climate change, global warming, best management practice