Living out of town can be a big disadvantage

11 Jan 2018
Advancing accessibility worldwide underpins the United Nations’ equity agenda of “leaving no one behind”.

Easy access to services, institutions and economic opportunities can separate thriving communities from others that are left behind socially and economically.

Eighty per cent of the global population lives within an hour of a city, but poorer people have poorer access to the services and opportunities that cities bring, according research published today.

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