Friends of White Flint

Promoting a Sustainable, Walkable and Engaging Community

P.O. Box 2761

White Flint Station

Kensington, MD 20891

Phone: 301-980-3768


How Millennials are Changing Commuting

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Check out these charts to see how millennials are changing commuting — and why it is so important that the Pike District become walkable, bikeable, and transit-oriented.

  • In 2015, Millennials became the largest and most diverse generation in America.

  • Millennials will shape our workforce for decades to come, composing 75% of the workforce in 2025.

  • Millennials more often indicate a moderate or strong preference for living in car-optional locations


  • Millennials also more often indicate walkable and transit friendly neighborhoods are important to them.

  • As Millennials have entered the workforce, the number of bike and pedestrian commuters in the Washington, DC area have risen by 12,648 from 2000 to 2012.

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