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In an area where it's not uncommon for daily commutes to clock in around one or two hours each way, working remotely, if even for a few days a month, is an attractive idea to many.
What do you think about Yahoo's decision to end telework opportunities for its employees?
About four years ago, Suzanne Carroll made a choice that almost 3,000 workers old enough to drive in Frederick County made in 2011 -- she began to commute by public transit. Her commute is now less hectic, despite occasional MARC train delays, she said.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office says its productivity largely held up when agencies in the Washington area were closed for two days because of Hurricane Sandy.
Changing technology and employer attitudes are enabling more workers to telecommute at least one day a week, according to U.S. census figures.
If you're looking for a raise or a promotion, it turns out showing up may be half the battle.