The Enterprise team works with organizational leaders to create commuting
solutions that improve recruiting, retention and employee engagement, while driving productivity, lowering costs and reducing environmental impact.
A report from the same advocacy group traces the trends in bike commuting
in the US over the last nine years.
to and from work was self-reported and people classified in one of the following groups: car commuters, walking and cycling (active-mixed), cycling-only and walking-only.
New TUC research published last week, as part of Commute Smart Week, shows that commuting
is taking up more and more of our time.
The union organisation blamed the increased commuting
times on low government spending on transport, employers not offering flexible or homeworking and people not able to afford houses close to where they worked.
For perspective, if a commuter who works five days a week for 50 weeks each year experienced an increase of one minute to their daily commuting
time, that would translate to more than four additional hours spent commuting
To achieve higher economic productivity, they recommend fostering speedier rather than slower commuting
; more rather than less commuting
; and longer rather than shorter commutes.
accidents have resulted in payouts of around RM600 million to RM800 million annually,' he said at the official launch of the Malaysia Commuting
Accident and Road Safety Seminar at Putrajaya today.
A team of researchers from the University of Cambridge, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Imperial College London investigated the associations between using alternatives to the car which are more active for commuting
and non-commuting purposes, and illness and mortality.
In morning commuting
, parking supply cannot meet the traffic demand especially in downtown area and people have to spend much cost for acquiring parking spot.
The miles car owners put on their vechicles commuting
to work each day can quickly add up and contribute to higher auto insurance premiums.