More Safety and Mobility for Older Adults Examples

Planning for Transportation in Rural Areas

Source: Federal Highway Administration, Federal Transit Administation
The purpose of this document, Planning for Transportation in Rural Areas, is to provide a resource to rural planners, city and county engineers, stakeholders, local officials, and other decision-makers involved with developing rural transportation plans.
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Main Street Project

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
University professor who is also a local citizen, fosters a community main street project in Trumansburg to recapture the pedestrian-friendly environment of the downtown area.
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National Strategies for Advancing Child Pedestrian Safety

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Proposes strategies intended to be used by anyone interested in reducing pedestrian injuries among children, while encouraging them to explore their environment by walking.
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Active Community Environments Initiative (ACES)

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Active Community Environments Initiative (ACES) promotes walking, bicycling, and the development of accessible recreation facilities.
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Pedestrians and Bicycles

Source: Transportation Research Board
This Transportation Research Record contains 24 papers on the subject of pedestrians and bicycles. It can be purchased through the Transportation Research Board, or accessed by subscribers.
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Anthem Park Development

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Vancouver Housing Authority redevelops abandoned high school to connect senior community with Main Street through pedestrian-friendly measures.
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St. Louis Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Program

Source: East-West Gateway Council of Governments
The St. Louis Bicycle and Pedestrian Program includes projects to develop a level of service map for bicyclists and a citizen advisory committee.
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Healthy Aging Research Network Environmental Audit Tool and Protocol

Source: Healthy Aging Network
Tool developed by the Healthy Aging Network to quantitatively and qualitatively assess community-scale and street-scale factors associated with physical activity in older adults.
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European Network for Cycling Expertise (Velo.Info)

Source: EU Fifth Framework Programme is a nonprofit institute that provides expertise in creating and implementing a cycling policy. The site provides detailed information for planners and advocates on a variety of topics related to cycling,
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Transportation Association of Canada

Source: Transportation Association of Canada
The Transportation Association of Canada is a national association with a mission to promote the provision of safe, secure, efficient, effective and environmentally and financially sustainable transportation services in support of Canada'
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