Rutgers Study: A New Shift to Suburbanization?

August 1, 2018

A new Rutgers Regional Report, “The ‘Burbs’ Bounce Back: ‘Trendlet’ or ‘Dead Cat Bounce’?” finds that the predicted transformative demographic shifts of the early part of the decade (2010-2016)—an urban resurgence and a suburban malaise—may, in fact, be reversing.

The report, authored by James W. Hughes, University Professor and Dean Emeritus of Rutgers University’s Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy; Joseph J. Seneca, University Professor Emeritus; and Will Irving, research associate at the Bloustein School indicates that the most recent census estimates (2017) show suburban population growth surpassing that of the urban core.

TAPInto.net, July 31, 2018

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