The New York Times has a thought provoking article about how the image to the left is becoming a rare site in the US, as the numbers of people moving fall to absolute numbers not seen since WWII (when the country had 100 million fewer people).
Sadly, it seems of the people who are moving, about 2 million have moved away from cities and towards the suburbs, a reversal of recent trends of the last two decades. It’s also one that is about 180 degrees away from that which many believe the nation needs to succeed (more density, more shared services, more mass transit, etc).
It’s an interesting read. Click here for the full article.