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Using compressed workweeks to reduce work commuting

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The idea that compressed workweeks can reduce work commuting is not new, but little has been written on the subject from the transportation perspective. This paper elaborates on compressed workweeks and points out that they can lead to massive reduction in work commuting. We present several real-world cases to demonstrate the amount of commuting reduction made possible by compressed workweeks. We also discuss several related issues, including employee and employer acceptance and effect on carpooling.

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  • Hung, Rudy, 1996. "Using compressed workweeks to reduce work commuting," Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Elsevier, vol. 30(1), pages 11-19, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:transa:v:30:y:1996:i:1:p:11-19
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    1. Hung, R, 1991. "Single-shift workforce scheduling under a compressed workweek," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 19(5), pages 494-497.
    2. Nyland,Chris, 1989. "Reduced Worktime and the Management of Production," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521345477, April.
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    1. Ulusam Seckiner, Serap & Gokcen, Hadi & Kurt, Mustafa, 2007. "An integer programming model for hierarchical workforce scheduling problem," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 183(2), pages 694-699, December.
    2. Laurent Van Malderen & Bart Jourquin & Isabelle Thomas & Thomas Vanoutrive & Ann Verhetsel & Frank Witlox, 2011. "Employer Mobility Plans: Acceptability, Efficiency And Costs," ERSA conference papers ersa10p291, European Regional Science Association.
    3. Mokhtarian, Patricia L & Ory, David T, 2005. "Don't Work, Work at Home, or Commute? Discrete Choice Models of the Decision for San Francisco Bay Area Residents," Institute of Transportation Studies, Working Paper Series qt5cs0q85s, Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Davis.
    4. Ory, David T. & Mokhtarian, Patricia L., 2005. "Modeling the Joint Labor-Commute Engagement Decisions of San Francisco Bay Area Residents," University of California Transportation Center, Working Papers qt7600m6qv, University of California Transportation Center.
    5. Ory, D T & Mokhtarian, Patricia L, 2005. "Don’t Work, Work at Home, or Commute? Discrete Choice Models of the Decision for San Francisco Bay Area Residents," Institute of Transportation Studies, Working Paper Series qt71q8b94r, Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Davis.

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