Singleness and Sustainable Cities

S for SocietyTopic: Singleness and the Sustainability of Future Cities
TESA: Technology/Entrepreneurship/Society/Arts
Finding: As the number of people who live “solo” grows, cities become more sustainable.
Implications: Existing cities trying to embrace this future may focus on improved public transport for the growing number of elderly and young professional solos. Might automobiles become frowned upon and eventually even banned from within the city limits? Imagine a carless NYC. The existing cities of the future may become childless places for people who are at the beginning third of their careers or at the sunset of their lives. Entirely new cities may emerge that will cater to those with a bent towards marriage and family.

Source: http://www.theatlanticcities.com/jobs-and-economy/2013/07/rise-people-living-alone-has-led-more-sustainable-cities/6212/

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