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Canadian youth choosing transit-rich urban cores over suburbs, new study finds

Young adults want to live close to transit, high-density housing, and urban amenities, says research out of the University of Waterloo appearing in an upcoming issue of the Canadian Geographer.

Tech Triangle‘s insight:

“The research shows that young adults are living in urban neighbourhoods that are in line with planners’ sustainability goals, such as walkability and higher density,” said Moos, a professor in the School of Planning at Waterloo. “Even after accounting for demographic changes, young adults in Vancouver today are more likely to live in higher-density housing than in the past, which indicates a shift toward mor¬e sustainable location patterns. These trends are influenced by housing costs.”

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