AARP
Plus: A Livable Slideshow and Tell
August 24, 2016  
AARP
Livable Communities Newsletter
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Where We Live: Neighborhoods
After decades of development that created
isolating sprawl, mayors nationwide are
refashioning towns and cities for people of all ages.
Learn how by reading an excerpt from our new
(free!) book.
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A Livability Show and Tell
Walkable streets, fun gathering places and green
spaces are just a few of the features that make a
community livable.
SEE THE SLIDESHOW
Livability News & Notes
Walkable Communities Are Livable Communities — A new report lists 40
actions that city leaders can take to inform walking policy, strategy and design.
Source: Arup ►
Trashless Towns Are Livable Communities — In an effort to create "zero-waste,"
the residents of Kamikatsu, Japan, sort their garbage into 34 different categories.
Source: CityLab ►
Main Streets Are Marvelous for Livable Communities — Distinctive
architecture, a sense of history, community spaces and locally-owned shops help make
these 10 main streets so inviting. Source: USA Today ►
Events, Resources & More
Solutions for Small-Town Main Streets — Three placemaking "photovisions"
show how once empty downtowns can become destinations. Check It Out ►
Solutions for Suburban Streets and Commercial Strips — See how lifeless
roadways can become lively places. Take a Look ►
Solutions for Urban Streets and Downtowns — Areas that are overdeveloped,
aging or abandoned can be revamped and reborn. See How ►
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