Ilan Salomon

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Ilan Salomon is professor of geography at Hebrew University, Jerusalem 91905, Israel (msilans@mscc.huji.ac.il).

Travel for the Fun of It

Patricia Mokhtarian and Ilan Salomon

A seeming truism, repeated countless times in university transportation courses, holds that “travel is a derived demand.” That is, travel occurs because someone wants to do something somewhere else. This basic proposition underlies most policies designed to reduce motorized travel and thereby reduce congestion, increase safety, improve air quality, or reduce consumption of nonrenewable energy resources.

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2017-05-31T21:35:39+00:00Categories: ACCESS 15, Fall 1999|Tags: |

Why Don’t You Telecommute?

Ilan Salomon and Patricia Mokhtarian

Telecommuting promises to benefit everyone. Employees can avoid time-consuming trips to work, permitting a more flexible, family- and community-oriented lifestyle. Employers can reduce their costs of expensive office space, while drawing on a larger and more diverse labor pool. Air quality may improve with reduced automobile trips.

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2017-05-31T22:39:41+00:00Categories: ACCESS 10, Spring 1997|Tags: |