Friday, May 30, 2008

How to Ease Cost of Commuting

How to Ease Cost of Commuting - AOL Money & FinanceInc.
GOOGLE ,Inc said it has seen an uptick in the number of employees using its van service, which travels as far as 60 miles to ferry commuters, says spokeswoman Sunny Gettinger. The company runs more than 150 shuttles a day for about 1,200 riders. But it's public employers who are moving to four-day weeks. At LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas, some 400 professional employees such as librarians and those handling information technology can opt to reduce their commuting time starting Monday. Dale Lunsford, university president, said controlling the costs of food and other economic factors are out of his hand. "But I think we can do something to help the price of gas," Mr. Lunsford said.

I like this idea of a 4 day work week working ten hour days and having Friday off

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