Transportation For America Survey: To recruit and keep millennials, give them walkable places with good transit and other options

28 Apr

See on Scoop.itCommunity Revitalization

“Four in five millennials say they want to live in places where they have a variety of options to get to jobs, school or daily needs, according to a new survey of Americans age 18-34 in 10 major U.S. cities, released today by The Rockefeller Foundation and Transportation for America.

Three in four say it is likely they will live in a place where they do not need a car to get around. But a majority in all but the largest metros rate their own cities “fair” or “poor” in providing public transportation, and they want more options such as car share and bike share.”

Heather Garbo‘s insight:

According to two separate surveys released this week by Transportation for America and AARP, millennials and aging Americans seek the same things in a community: pedestrian-friendly areas with transportation options. Community leaders who wish to create a multi-generational community should take note!

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