More Safety and Mobility for Older Adults Examples



Sunday Parkways: Helping Minority Communities Connect to Bicycling and Walking

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Active Transportation Alliance believed that a Sunday Parkways program can connect diverse communities to bicycling, walking, and physical activity.
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The Truth about Lane Widths

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
What if we could narrow the lanes on a roadway without adversely impacting the operations of the roadway? This case study addresses current research on lane widths.
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Development of Boulder's Multimodal System

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Boulder has leveraged natural advantages with a significant commitment, well-designed plans, and resourceful follow-through to build a multimodal system and institutionalize the accommodation of bicycling and walking on many levels.
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Creating Active Rural Communities

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Through a combination of partnerships, planning, and advocacy, municipalities were able to develop and promote active living practices in rural Haliburton County.
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Quantifying Countermeasure Effectiveness

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
By analyzing pedestrian and bicyclist crash data, Metropolitan Orlando gained an understanding of safety needs and made countermeasure recommendations to correct them.
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Intermodal Transportation Planning and Development: A Closer Look at Linking Transit to Bicycling and Walking

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Using bike facility construction, regional collaboration, and encouragement, Tucson enhanced accessibility and improved intermodal connections.
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Walk Wise, Drive Smart

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Safety concerns for senior pedestrians led to the beginning of Walk Wise, Drive Smart, a program in Hendersonville, North Carolina that specifically caters to the needs of older pedestrians.
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28th Street Multi-Modal Improvements

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A busy automobile oriented street in Colorado that connects Boulder to Rocky Mountain National Park and Denver gets a makeover to become a "Complete Street."
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Bringing Bicycle Education to Spanish-Speaking Communities

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A significant number of Spanish-speaking individuals with limited English comprehension live in Amarillo, Texas. To serve this population, the Texas Bicycle Coalition (TBC) needed to provide bicycle safety instruction in Spanish.
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Bicycle Boulevards

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Significant traffic growth leads Emerville, California to consider ways to create a safe throughway for bicyclists.
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