AARP
Plus: 16 Solutions From Mayors
November 2, 2016  
AARP
Livable Communities Newsletter
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Talking About Transportation
We gathered local leaders and experts — including "open streets" pioneer Gil Penalosa (pictured) and Ray LaHood, former U.S. Secretary of Transportation — to share stories and solutions about Complete Streets, Vision Zero, driverless cars, Uber and mobility options for people of all ages in all kinds of places.
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Getting Around Where We Live
16 ways mayors are expanding transit options and making walking and bicycling easier and safer.
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Livability News & Notes
What's Driving the Rise in Traffic Deaths? — Possible causes include more distracted driving and less seatbelt wearing. Source: CityLab ►
Go for the Glow — Solar luminescent green paint is lighting the way for bicycle riders at Texas A&M. Source: Texas A&M Transportation Institute ►
Inspiring Idea: "The Traffic Garden" — A new Seattle park gives beginner bicyclists a place to get road-ready. Source: NextCity ►
Events, Resources & More
Walk and Work — On November 17, America Walks presents the what, why and how of walking meetings. Register for the Webinar ►
Hit the Trail — American Trails is accepting registrations and presentation applications for its May 2017 symposium. Proposal Deadline: December 9 ►
Promote Fairness — Every Body Walk's "Social Justice Tool Kit" teaches how walking and walkability can help to ease tensions, bridge divides and address disparities within communities. Download the Kit ►
The next issue of the AARP Livable Communities Newsletter will be published on Wednesday, November 16.
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