Here’s something I hadn’t thought of- if you pay any attention to transportation, community development or economic development issues, you’ve been hearing over and over lately that more and more young people are moving to the heart of the city to live where they can be part of the action and not need a car. The problem? This article from Salon says, while the millennials may be in the cities, the jobs aren’t.
New statistics show that, in all but nine of the largest 100 U.S. metro areas, the share of employment located downtown declined during the first decade of the millennium. So where are the jobs going? And will they come back? Read the article.