All agencies must designate a telework coordinator, who acts as a key contact for policy and program questions. As detailed in the legislation, all agencies must have a telework policy. Interagency TeleworkTelecommuting and CMAQ Funding
The Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Improvement Program provides a flexible funding source for state and local governments to fund transportation projects and programs to help meet the requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA) and its amendments. CMAQ money supports transportation projects that reduce mobile source emissions in areas designated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).Telecommuting and CMAQ FundingMassachusetts Telecommuting
It is the policy of the Commonwealth to encourage, in appropriate circumstances, the creation of telecommuting opportunities for state employees. Telecommuting has been found to benefit society by reducing energy consumption, decreasing environmental pollution and reducing traffic congestion.Massachusetts TelecommutingTelecommuting Brief
Telecommuting is a relatively new and increasingly popular work option which has the potential to provide significant benefits for both employers and employees. Telecommuting offers a flexible work arrangement in which selected employees work from their homes for a predetermined number of days per week.Telecommuting BriefVirginia Telecommuting Policy
This policy permits agencies to designate employees to work at alternate work locations for all or part of their workweek in order to promote general work efficiencies.Virginia Telecommuting PolicyUniversity of Oregon Telecommuting Policy and Guidelines
Telecommuting is a growing trend in the information age. Much has been published touting the benefits of the "virtual office." About 6 percent of the American work force (over 8 million American workers) telecommute to company jobs from their homes on either a part-time or full-time basis, and the number is increasing.University of Oregon Telecommuting PolicyWhat's So Good About Telecommuting?
This is a convenient way of working that was originally conceived and practiced by iconoclasts and steadfastly practical professionals who insisted on the right to avoid that long commute into the office on days when they had a great deal to do and do alone. Today, telecommuting is second only to "casual days" as the fastest-growing shift in traditional working patterns, and it's far more helpful than wearing sneakers and tee-shirts for accomplishing more work in less time. American Telecommuting Association: What's So Good About Telecommuting