More Safety and Mobility for Older Adults Resources



Curb and Mobility Management

Source: Populus
Provides an overview of current best practices for curb and mobility management in cities, with a focus on new policies, pricing models for access to city infrastructure, and data requirements for effectively managing the public right of way.
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Eight Investments That Work for Physical Activity

Source: International Society for Physical Activity and Health
This ISPAH document provides an overview of best evidence which can be used to advocate, inform and lead physical activity policy and discussion.
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WHO Guidelines on Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour

Source: World Health Organization
Provides evidence-based public health recommendations for children, adolescents, adults and older adults on the amount of physical activity required to offer significant health benefits and mitigate health risks,
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Understanding the General Bikeshare Feed Specification

Source: North American Bikeshare Association
Explains GBFS and defines a common data format to share the real-time status of a shared mobility system.
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Inclusive Planning in Tribal Communities: Engaging People With Disabilities in Designing Safe and Accessible Transportation Systems

Source: America Walks
Presents research and key findings around tribal culture, existing infrastructure for walking and rolling, and the legal applicability of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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Money for bikes: Tax incentives and purchase premiums for cycling in Europe

Source: European Cyclists' Federation
Maps and describes almost 300 tax-incentive and purchase-premium schemes for cycling across Europe offered by national, regional, and local authorities to make it attractive to cycle more and drive less.
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Low-Speed Zone Guide

Source: World Resources Institute
This Low-Speed Zone Guide presents strategies for planning, designing, building, and evaluating low-speed zones in cities.
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STEP Up to Help Pedestrians Cross the Road Safely

Source: FWHA
Describes FHWA's Safe Transportation for Every Pedestrian (STEP) program strategies and 7 countermeasures proven to reduce severe pedestrian crashes.
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Pedestrian Safety Workshop: A Focus on Older Adults - Module 7

Source: Highway Safety Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Seven course modules on pedestrian safety and older adults.
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Pedestrian Safety Workshop: A Focus on Older Adults - Module 6

Source: Highway Safety Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Seven course modules on pedestrian safety and older adults.
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