February 15, 2019, 8am PST
New census data shows that millennials and seniors are migrating less, a result of the Great Recession and its economic impacts. For those who are moving, cities in the Sun Belt have been primary destinations.
November 13, 2018, 9am PST
Driving is often marketed as fun and liberating, but millennials aren’t buying it.
May 31, 2018, 9am PDT
Peter Rogerson crunches the numbers on 50 years of demographic shifts.
April 23, 2018, 2pm PDT
Even before the bill was defeated, it exposed a major generational divide between anti-development environmentalists and their pro-density, pro-housing heirs.
February 20, 2018, 5am PST
Plenty of sidewalks stand in need of improvement, and many aren't there at all. But they're also a symbol of the automobile's engineered dominance of our roads.
January 15, 2018, 9am PST
In a region where most people “age in place,” facilities offering services and socialization give primary caregivers a much-needed break.
November 30, 2017, 10am PST
Boston economists are sounding the alarm: while the city itself is adding plenty of housing, there's not a lot happening in the suburbs. That may adversely affect older folks who want to sell and younger people looking to buy.
September 6, 2017, 1pm PDT
There has been a lot of speculation about the motivations of Millennials as they enter the workforce and the real estate market. The Pew Research Center starts with the facts.
September 1, 2017, 8am PDT
Bigger cars and an older population means a growing number of Americans die while crossing the street, and the country is just getting older.
July 21, 2017, 7am PDT
Baby boomers own homes, lots of them, with empty rooms, lots of them.
June 25, 2017, 7am PDT
The benefits of Prop 13's limit on property taxes will pass from generation to generation in California, at the expense of state and local coffers.
California Legislative Analyst's Office
March 12, 2017, 5am PDT
Generation X is barnstorming the market, so to speak, and Millennials and Baby Boomers might be swapping their perspectives on the urban, suburban divide.
February 8, 2017, 7am PST
Facing scary stuff that's also inevitable tends to clarify the landscape for decision-making.
January 30, 2017, 9am PST
A call to action to change the paradigm of planning and development to better serve an aging nation.
October 26, 2016, 6am PDT
If even a sliver of a 78-million-strong set of consumers seems willing to hand over cash for something, businesses organize themselves to deliver, whether we’re talking hula hoops or downtown apartments.
August 15, 2016, 12pm PDT
Former Vancouver Mayor Sam Sullivan put out a call to action, so to speak, in the hopes of energizing younger Canadians to respond to the entrenched interests of older generations.
July 11, 2016, 10am PDT
Around two-thirds of Baby Boomers in metropolitan areas live in the suburbs. But as they age, suburbia seems less and less hospitable.
April 26, 2016, 6am PDT
According to U.S. Census data released this month, Millennials now outnumber Baby Boomers, and there are only more Millennials on the way.
March 29, 2016, 10am PDT
Two articles look at millennials, cities, and the future. "Peak Millennial" refers to the numbers of millennials moving to and from cities. Grist's Ben Adler looks at why urban millennials are moving to suburbs, and what can be done to address it.
March 4, 2016, 8am PST
Just when boomers are ready to return to the city to enjoy all its cultural offerings, they find themselves priced out. Many do downsize, however, from large single family homes to more urban areas close to home.