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Plus: Why Older Adults Should Give Up Their Cars
September 14, 2016
AARP
Livable Communities Newsletter
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Why Bike-Friendly Streets Are Good For People Who Don't Ride Bikes
Benefits abound for those with no intention of ever getting on a bicycle.
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AARP Bicycling Fact Sheet
Riding a bicycle is a healthy, efficient way to get around. Here's how more communities can come along for the ride.
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Livability News & Notes
Money for Modifying — The state of Virginia and just a handful of counties elsewhere provide tax credits for residents who make their homes more accessible and age-friendly. Source: The Pew Charitable Trusts ►
How to Be a Mayor — Harvard University and former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg launch a training institute for city leaders. Source: Harvard Gazette ►
Vienna Is Very Livable — The Austrian capital has held the top spot for quality-of-life seven years in a row. Source: CityLab ►
Events, Resources & More
Bicycles Aren't Just for Kids — Which helps explain why people ages 60 to 79 are the fastest-growing demographic of bicyclists. Read ►
Why Older Adults Should Give Up Their Cars — It's not what you think. Today, tossing the keys often means freedom, not infirmity. Read ►
Bits About Bicycling — Stats and suggestions from the Alliance for Biking & Walking's 2016 benchmarking report. Read ►
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