Family makeup is changing in New York City, where unmarried partners are on the rise and households with children are on the decline.
"The city was home to 29 percent more households consisting of unmarried partners and 10 percent fewer single mothers in 2010 than in 2000.
While the total number of households with children declined and the number that included someone 65 or older increased, the age gap widened between New York City and residents of the rest of the state, who, taken together, are growing older at a faster rate. "
But there are some children in the city. Manhattan saw a rise in the number of children under five and the young adult age range of 15-34.
Chicago Red Line Extension Could Transform the South Side
The city’s transit agency is undertaking its biggest expansion ever to finally bring rail to the South Side.
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Why College Campuses Make Ideal Models for Cities
College campuses serve as ideal models for cities, with their integrated infrastructure, vibrant communities, sustainability initiatives, and innovation hubs inspiring urban planning and development for a brighter future.
Study: Homeless People Face Higher Mortality Risk
Unhoused adults are more than three times as likely to die in any given year as their housed counterparts, research shows.
Study: Equity in Car Share Programs Requires Low Cost, Broad Coverage
Data from a Los Angeles car share program showed its impact on underserved communities was ‘limited by its small footprint.’
The Largest U.S. City Lacking Mass Transit
Arlington, Texas has the dubious distinction of being the largest city in the nation with no fixed-route public transit system.
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