Choked by traffic and overwhelmed by skyrocketing housing costs, a greater percentage of Bay Area residents than a year ago now say they yearn to flee the region.
In a new Bay Area Council poll released Thursday, 40 percent of the region’s residents said they want to move away in the new few years, a marked increase from the 33 percent who said in 2016 they wanted to leave.
Even worse, the new survey found that young adults are more inclined to leave: 46 percent of millennials want to lead the charge out of the Bay Area in the next few years.
The departure of millennial professionals to other regions of the country could harm the Bay Area’s economy, the council warned.
The elites who run the Bay Area obviously could care less.
Read the whole story in the Mercury News