CALIFORNIA TELECOMMUTING PILOT PROJECT. FINAL REPORT. SHARED OFFICE SPACE STUDY

A two-year (January 1988-1990) pilot telecommuting program was conducted by the State of California, Department of General Services (DGS) with several other participating agencies. Among the objectives of the pilot was to develop and test ways of equitably sharing office space, thus, conserving and reducing space demands. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) supplemented the pilot funding ($40,000) to begin the study of possibilities for reducing the amount of office space used by telecommuters. It was designated the "Shared Office Space (SOS) Study". This is a summary of that study. Early in the implementation stage of the pilot it became clear that some telecommuters were using less office space; a few have given up their central office spaces entirely. The purpose of the special study was to investigate and test various low-cost options for reducing the amount of office space used by telecommuters without damaging the telecommuters' sense of belonging to their work groups. To this end, the prime contractor, JALA Associates, Inc., enlisted the aid of a design team from Sanchez/Kamps to explore various SOS options.

  • Corporate Authors:

    California Department of General Services

    915 Capitol Mall, Suite 590
    Sacremento, CA  United States  95814

    California Department of Transportation

    1120 N Street
    Sacramento, CA  United States  95814

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1989-9

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: n.p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00605664
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA/CA/VE-90/1
  • Contract Numbers: 16H242
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 31 1991 12:00AM