Plus: Tell Us What You're Doing
February 1, 2017  
Livable Communities Newsletter
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Learn What They’re Saying
The leaders of 108 cities responded to a survey by AARP and the U.S. Conference of Mayors about preparing for an aging population.
Tell Us What You’re Doing
We’re putting together another edition of the AARP bookazine Where We Live: Communities for All Ages. Tell us how you or others in your community are making where you live a great place to live.
Livability News & Notes
Check Out the 144 Finalists — More than 4,500 applicants answered the question, “What’s your best idea to make cities more successful?” Source: Knight Cities Challenge ►
Art, Culture & Community Development — The winter issue of this National Housing Institute publication (motto: “The voice of community development”) is all about public art and working with artists. Source: Shelterforce ►
Dangerous Streets — The kickoff presentation for the 2016 Dangerous by Design report about pedestrian fatalities across the U.S. is online for anyone who missed the webinar last month. Source: National Complete Streets Coalition ►
Events, Resources & More
Explore the Path to a Walkable Future — Learn about the types of coalitions and partnerships that succeed in creating walkability, and how walking advocates can collaborate with a variety of stakeholders. America Walks will be hosting this webinar on February 8 at 2 pm (ET). Register Now ►
A Maine Event — “The Bangor Police Department’s Facebook page is unlike any other,” says the Bangor Police Department about itself. And they’re right. Read its posts (no need to log-in) to learn how the city’s law enforcers are connecting with the community and reminding all to “keep your hands to yourself, leave other people’s things alone and be kind to one another.” Take a Look ►