Washington Post: An urban game plan after Discovery’s departure

“…The MetroNow coalition, joined by Urban Land Institute Washington, has broadcast the alert. The Stephen S. Fuller Institute migration report says we are losing ground: “The Washington region lost population to metros with relatively strong job growth, to metros close to the region with lower costs of living.” A Kogod Greater Washington Index on millennials states that jobs are priority No. 1, followed by salary and housing affordability. As for our daily commute, “Over half of Millennials surveyed could use Metro to commute but don’t because it’s too unreliable, expensive and/or time consuming.”

Threats to our livelihood can bring us together to take charge of our economic well-being. We must first fix and fund Metro by supporting the MetroNow coalition…”

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