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Urban Futures News for Thursday, November 28, 2013

posted on 11:30 AM, November 28, 2013

Suburban Futures

At Translink’s recent Moving Our Future Forward conference, Urban Futures presented a long-run projection of population and employment for the Lower Mainland region. As part of the discussion that followed a question was posed regarding the role the suburbs have played in population and employment growth throughout the region. In response, we decided to dig into the most recent Census data, with the findings likely surprising some--especially those who have been reporting on the death of the suburbs.

Click here for a link to our brief report.

We've also created a new interactive map showing where within the region Lower Mainland residents work. Click here to view it.