City vs Rural

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Candace Thackeray
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City vs. Rural

Many people have debates on whether it’s better to live in a city or a rural environment. There are many differences, advantages and disadvantages of the two. It solely depends on the individuals work lifestyle. Cities have a much higher success rate for businesses. Here are some advantages of living in a city and some disadvantages of living in a rural environment. There is a big difference in means of transportation between city life and rural life. Cities have bus and train routes for people to utilize for commuting around the city, the routes also run through surrounding cities as well, making it easier to travel further when the individual has no vehicle or wants to save on gas. The cities transportation system operates throughout the day and night, making it more reliable to those traveling with extended or flexible schedules. In a rural area; homes, businesses, and shopping areas are further apart, so it’s likely to have a huge lack in means of transportation other than one’s own vehicle. Cities, having larger populations, an abundance of businesses and apartment buildings, makes it easier to find a neighbor or someone that resides relatively close for carpooling. With the distance between residences, businesses, shopping centers and the smaller population in rural areas, finding someone to car pool with may be difficult. With cities being so compacted, people have shorter distances to travel to other locations, some distances are so short that they may be able to walk. Traveling by foot may be very difficult in a rural area, the distances to other locations are too extensive. Living in a city is better for business in many ways. City populations are drastically larger than rural areas, more people results in more customers, resulting in business success and growth…...

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