For well over a decade urban boosters have heralded the shift among young Americans from suburban living and toward dense cities. As one Wall Street Journal report suggests, young people will abandon their parents' McMansions for urban settings, bringing about the high-density city revival so fervently prayed for by urban developers, architects and planners... Read On
CEOs for Cities' newest report, The Young and the Restless, showed immense growth in the population of 24-35 year olds with a college degree, the most mobile people in America, in cities across the country... Read On
CEOs for Cities' Young and Restless, a body of research on the migration trends of the young, college-educated population, shows 24-35 year olds flocking to cities. The number of young adults living in close-in neighborhoods increased by 26 percent since 2000... Read On
Reconnecting America and the Center for Transit-Oriented Development held the third in its series of webinars on Sept. 20, 2011. "TOD Database: One Stop Shop for Station Area Data" introduced users to the functionality and potential applications of the TOD Database, a map-based website that provides comprehensive information on 4,610 transit stations across the country.
Marcus Saloane has lived along College Avenue near East 28th Street for almost two decades. He's watched the neighborhood change from a place where young men would brazenly stand in the streets to shoot people to a place where young professionals are moving in with their families... Read On
China's Urban marriage market is taking some predictable turns as young women are in scarce supply. This article argues that the young women have the bargaining power and they want to date a man with a car and his own apartment... Read On
Young people may have more imagination than older people. This article talks about Mexico City today and the vision that at least three young people have to get rid of cement and rediscover rivers around the city's center... Read On
Construction of the Inland area's first rapid transit bus route -- meant to ferry hundreds of workers and students along a key corridor in San Bernardino and Loma Linda -- will begin in the fall, officials said... Read On