Virginia turns even
greener than the Shenandoah today. Governor Tim Kaine issued an Executive Order
establishing today as Telework Day to cut down on auto
gridlock cost the average rush-hour driver almost 40 hours a year in delays and
wasted 2.9 billion gallons of gas. At $2.50 per gallon, that works out to
nearly $25 for every American.
Northern Virginia area has some of the nation’s
worst traffic problems, telework is a common-sense option to save time and help
the environment. That makes expanding broadband
adoption an even more
important public goal.