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August 8, 2018 
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See an Example of a Complete Street
Using a fuller view of the photo shown here, we’ll walk you through six ways to make a roadway safer for all users and all ages.
FOLLOW THE NUMBERS
Learn How to Build a Better Block
Working with experts from the urban design firm Team Better Block, AARP and residents of Fort Wayne, Indiana, demonstrate how to, well, create a better block.
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Events, Resources & More
Free Parking Isn’t Free — A new study looks at the cost of parking in five cities (New York, Philadelphia, Seattle, Des Moines and Jackson, Wyoming) and offers up some stunning calculations. Source: CityLab ►
What to Know Before Buying a Home With Your Parents — Or, conversely, what to know before buying a home with your children. Source: The New York Times ►
Bringing the Vote to People Who Can’t Get to the Polls — When residents of long-term care facilities can cast a ballot where they live, they vote. But such “mobile polling” is allowed in only 23 states. Source: Stateline ►
Registration is open for the AARP Livable Communities National Conference.
Join us in Charlotte, North Carolina, this November
The top two articles are from the 2018 edition of Where We Live: Communities for All Ages.
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