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By Don Brunell
Business Analyst 

Gas prices driving work from home

 


With COVID-19 vaccines widely dispensed and masking requirements mostly lifted, will “work from home” end? Will workers return to downtown offices at pre-pandemic levels?

Probably Not! One big reason it is expensive to drive and the waste of time and fuel idling in traffic jams. Another is safety.

Gas prices continue to skyrocket. Last year, the average cost at the pump was $2.62 per gallon. By the end of March, Seattle’s gasoline increased to $4.88 per gallon, according to GasBuddy’s latest survey of 775 stations in the city.

Higher energy costs are driving up prices for everythi...



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