Tackling Office Buildings’ Biggest Pollution Source: Commutes To and From Them - Commercial Observer
Rush hour patterns have shifted pretty drastically — a pandemic side effect with the potential to improve lives, as well as the environment.
Commutes have long been one of the largest contributors to greenhouse gas emissions, but they’ve also been ingrained in American life. However, the COVID-19 pandemic-induced shift to flexible work models has shown that it’s possible to reduce the carbon footprint of the daily commute by changing behavior, instead of building shiny new infrastructure or fancy upgrades. To truly get behind the environment, employers and employees are re-evaluating getting behind the wheel.