What Millennials Want

As Millennials settle down and consider choosing a city to call home, they are causing urban planners to think 15 or 20 years into the future. Millennials have different criteria for their preferred metropolitan area than Baby Boomers do. Anthony Flint with the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy describes the results of two recent public opinion polls that show “54% of Millennials surveyed would consider moving to another city if it had more or better options for getting around.” An overwhelming majority said “it is important for the city to offer opportunities to live and work without relying on a car.” It’s clear that Millennials want to live in ‘technology-enabled cities’ where they don’t have to drive to reach most places. Get the full article here.

 

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