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Plus: A Slideshow of Dangerously Incomplete Streets
January 11, 2017  
AARP
Livable Communities Newsletter
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Dangerous By Design
A just-released report from the National Complete Streets Coalition identifies the riskiest places for pedestrians.
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Dangerously Incomplete Streets
Look at these photos and read about what you see. Then think about the roadways near you. There's a good chance you're encountering similar sights and scenes.
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Livability News & Notes
The Pilot Project That Got People Pedaling — A Knight Cities Challenge grant funds a super successful bike infrastructure test in Macon, Georgia (which, by the way, is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities). Source: 880Cities ►
Pedaling in Hilly Places — Baltimore recently launched its first bike share system. Forty percent of the fleet is made up of electric bicycles that make it easier to go up hills. Source: Greater Greater Washington ►
Every Place Counts Leadership Academy — A tool kit to help residents and community leaders understand and participate in local transportation planning. Source: U.S. Department of Transportation ►
Events, Resources & More
Environmental Justice Small Grants Program — If your state, community or organization hasn’t received any or many EPA EJ grants over the past few years, 2017 may be a lucky year. Several dozen $30,000 grants are available. Apply by January 31 ►
Completely Free Technical Assistance — If your community wants to implement Complete Streets but needs help making it happen, consider partnering with two other communities for this free opportunity from Smart Growth America. Apply by February 2 ►
How Good Are Your Transportation Options? — Type an address or zip code into the AARP Livability Index and find out. Calculate the Score ►
The next issue of the AARP Livable Communities newsletter will be published on January 25.
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