D.C. Suburbs Stepping Up Transit to Lure Millennials

March 31, 2015

The car-dominant D.C. suburb of Montgomery County is pushing for a 16-mile light-rail Purple Line to connect suburban neighborhoods with Metro stations and job centers, The Washington Post reports.

For many Millennials, having access to jobs and commerce at their finger tips aren’t just an amenity – paying for auto loans, mortgages, and student debt simultaneously can be overwhelming. By reducing car-dependency, many municipalities believe they can keep businesses, who are eager to attract talented Millennials to come work for them.

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