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Press Release: "Are We There Yet?" Find Out Monday!

On Monday, Oct. 1, Reconnecting America will release Are We There Yet? Creating Complete Communities for 21st Century America, a study measuring the performance of all 366 metropolitan areas in the United States toward creating complete communities.

On Monday, Oct. 1, Reconnecting America will release Are We There Yet? Creating Complete Communities for 21st Century America, a study measuring the performance of all 366 metropolitan areas in the United States toward creating complete communities.

By combining 33 regional indicators, Reconnecting America evaluated how regions - and the nation - are doing in improving the choices for residents and workers to Live, Work, Move, and Thrive. The data was then used to grade each metro area in the nation on a curve against metro areas of similar size to see how close they are to achieving a vision of complete communities.

 Today, Reconnecting America is releasing a sneak peek of the methodology used in report in an effort to lay the foundation for the discussion of the grades in the report

 By combining 33 regional indicators, Reconnecting America evaluated how regions - and the nation - are doing in improving the choices for residents and workers to Live, Work, Move, and Thrive. The data was then used to grade each metro area in the nation on a curve against metro areas of similar size to see how close they are to achieving a vision of complete communities.

Read the Methodology behind Are We There Yet?