"Younger generations do not have the same attachment to their cars. According to a recent post on The Atlantic Monthly website, auto companies have found that those aged 21 to 34 buy just 27 per cent of new vehicles sold in the United States, down greatly from 38 per cent in 1985…

Most of them live and want to live in the city. And, according to urban theorist Richard Florida, if they do settle in the suburbs, they want to settle in places that have walkable neighbourhoods and public transit…

If our city doesn’t have world-class public transit (we aren’t even close), it becomes increasingly tougher to attract and retain talent. If it is too hard to take in Saskatoon’s amenities and the things that make it great, these stop becoming a factor in the life of our city.”