More Safety and Mobility for Older Adults Examples



Wall Street Revitalization

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The redevelopment of pedestrian-friendly Wall Street in downtown Asheville, NC, in the 1980s and 1990s.
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Trail Intersection Improvements

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Springwater Corridor pedestrian and bicycle trail in Portland, Oregon, was the site of a series of safety improvements at locations where the trail intersected with local streets and driveways.
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Street Redesign for Revitalization

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
West Palm Beach rejuvenated its economy and community by redesigning downtown to accommodate and attract pedestrians.
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Improving the Pedestrian Environment at Grand Army Plaza

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
In 2011, the New York DOT transformed Grand Army Plaza with new signals and phasing plans, new concrete islands with planting beds, a major sidewalk extension, and shorter pedestrian crossings.
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Community Design and the Incidence of Crashes Involving Pedestrians and Motorists Aged 75 and Over

Source: University Transportation Center for Mobility, Texas Transportation Institute (TTI)
This study employs a series of negative binomial regression models to understand how urban form may affect the incidence of total and killed-or-severely-injured (KSI) crashes involving older drivers and pedestrians.
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Walking and Cycling in the United States, 2001–2009

Source: American Journal of Public Health
This paper examines trends in walking and bicycling based on data collected in the 2001 and 2009 National Household Travel Surveys.
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SeeClickFix: A Tool for Neighborhood Empowerment

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
SeeClickFix provides technology to crowdsource the reporting of public infrastructure issues, send alerts directly to city government, and allow citizens to see when problems have been addressed.
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Using Walk Score for Neighborhood Planning in Washington, DC

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The DC Office of Planning used Walk Score to fill the void of a data source that would address the need of measuring the built environment in relation to walkability.
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The CycleTracks App and Cyclist Trip Modeling in San Francisco

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The development of the smartphone app CycleTracks, that allows users to track their cycling route, distance, time traveled, trip purpose, and personal characteristics in San Francisco.
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Seattle Bicycle Share Feasibility Study

Source: Bike-Share Studios, University of Washington College of Built Environments
This report assesses the feasibility of a public use bike-share system for Seattle, Washington.
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