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Air district asks employers to 'cut the commute' by expanding remote work options

Original post made on Jul 14, 2020

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District along with Santa Clara County asked employers to sign a pledge that extends teleworking for workers after shelter-in-place orders are eased.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 8:44 AM

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16 people like this
Posted by resident
a resident of Midtown
on Jul 14, 2020 at 9:31 am

We enjoyed walking outside in the cleaner air during the spring, but it has gotten noticeably worse this month.


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Posted by ALB
a resident of College Terrace
on Jul 14, 2020 at 2:55 pm

We have noticed a remarkable positive change in the air quality here in Palo Alto. Please keep this policy for working remotely in place. The population of Palo Alto is roughly 63,000 on the weekends and during the week about 125,000 before the pandemic struck. Vive la différence!


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Posted by Aesculus CA
a resident of Ventura
on Jul 14, 2020 at 6:18 pm

Has the City of Palo Alto signed?


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Posted by Aesculus CA
a resident of Ventura
on Jul 14, 2020 at 6:21 pm

Corrected link to the pledge: Web Link


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Posted by neighbor
a resident of Midtown
on Jul 18, 2020 at 12:30 pm

The Palo Alto City Council has been reluctant - before now.


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