AUSTIN (KXAN) - Austin's Work From Home Day hoped to clear the air Friday by getting more cars off the road in an effort to reduce the carbon footprint -- and all while educating the working population about ways to make working remotely simple and manageable.
Stephen Vogelpohl with SocialGood.TV helped jumpstart the entire initiative, collaborating with several large organizations and state and city officials. He explains what's so great about the movement.
Bill Blackstone took the hint and is conducting his normal Rackspace duties from home, enjoying his four-legged friend while being productive!
Elizabeth Frisch with Thrival School helps companies set up telecommuting programs, and she talked about why it's easier to do this more so now than it ever was before.
Lucia Athens, Austin's chief sustainability officer, encouraged as many city employees to phone it in as possible. Athens explained why.
KXAN News Today took advantage of the fun Friday as well, with Digital Reporter Jackie Vega taking care of business in her pajamas.
Even though there were no reports of iced over bridges or roadways like last week, officials are urging people to use extra caution while driving.
Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg heads to court this week as a defendant in a civil trial that could oust her from office.
A 55-year-old man died in a single-vehicle crash just after midnight Monday morning near Lakeway.
More than 100 trees covered in lights now shine bright throughout Zilker Park. The Trail of Lights is open for another season.
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A 10-year-old was killed while standing outside of a vehicle which lost control during the icy conditions, DPS said.