Young adults are part of a “Go-Nowhere Generation,” Todd and Victoria Buccholz wrote in a New York Times essay yesterday that’s going to be remembered for all the wrong reasons.
This much is true: Americans are increasingly stuck and reluctant to move to cities where they might be better off. Twentysomethings have typically moved more than older families, but we’re moving far less than we used to, as you can see in the graph of migration rates above. But the authors are being tendentious when they suggest that the decline of driver’s licenses represents the most important cultural shift in a generation.
Read More: The Atlantic.