In case any doubt remains, let me remove it. The fortunes of our country will rise and fall with the fates of our cities and metropolitan areas. For the first time in history, more people worldwide live in cities than anywhere else. In the United States, our largest 100 metropolitan areas house a staggering 65 percent of our population.
I posted the link to day two of Kaid Benfield’s series on our post from yesterday below, but here is a fresh post with the new link as well. You can read yesterday’s post of ours for the summary, but these paragraphs were certainly worth noting: I also think that, at least with regard to … Continued
“Despite occupying just 12 percent of U.S. land mass, the nation’s 100 largest metro areas account for 65 percent of its people and 75 percent of its economic output. They hold the keys to America’s future prosperity…” As a nation where economic success or failure hinges firmly on the backs of our largest metropolitan areas, … Continued