State of Metropolitan America – Metropolitan Policy Program – Brookings Institution

“White flight? In a reversal, America’s suburbs are now more likely to be home to minorities, the poor and a rapidly growing older population as many younger, educated whites move to cities for jobs and shorter commutes.”

“A new metro map is emerging in the U.S. that challenges conventional thinking about where we live and work,” said Alan Berube, research director with the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings, a nonpartisan think-tank based in Washington. “The old concepts of suburbia, Sun Belt and Rust Belt are outdated and at odds with effective governance.”

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2 responses to “State of Metropolitan America – Metropolitan Policy Program – Brookings Institution

  1. Carol

    When will it end…having it all one way?

  2. Carol

    What I mean is, why can’t we have integrated neighborhoods; economically, color, ages….the best neighborhoods are those that are mixed whether inner city or suburbs.

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