More Safety and Mobility for Older Adults Resources

Leveraging Bikes to Lower Emissions, Enhance Mobility and Fight the Climate Crisis

Source: PeopleForBikes
Provides an overview of climate messaging, legislative agenda and actions with the administration to position bicycles as a key part of the solution for climate change.
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Millennials Not Driving as Much as Previous Generations

Source: State Smart Transportation Initiative
Reports on a study that found millennials (those born between 1981 and 1996) prefer to drive about 8-9% less than Generation X and Baby Boomers.
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Estimated Number of Deaths Prevented Through Increased Physical Activity Among US Adults

Source: JAMA Internal Medicine
The findings support implementing evidence-based strategies to improve physical activity to potentially reduce deaths.
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Improving Mobility and Quality of Life for Older Adults

Source: National Institute for Transportation and Communities
Considers the mobility challenges, barriers, and gaps older adults experience to help develop forms of assistance or educational strategies to fill them.
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Delivery Cyborg Pushed Off Toronto, Canada Streets Over Safety and Accessibility Concerns

Source: Treehugger
Reports that 10-pound delivery cyborgs (a robot-like machine piloted remotely by a human using a computer and a joystick) are banned from Toronto, Canada streets.
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Multiple Effects of E-Biking on Older Adults Observational Study

Source: Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice
Studies Flemish and Dutch older adults to examine the effects of starting to e-bike on total and conventional biking frequencies, walking for transport, self-rated health, functionality and life space area.
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How to Engage with New Elected Leaders

Source: Transportation for America
Offers three tips for engaging with newly elected officials on transportation projects.
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The Future of E-Bikes on Public Lands: How to Effectively Manage a Growing Trend

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Offers a comprehensive framework to study the opportunities and challenges related to e-bikes in a public lands context.
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Seattle models strategies for equitably advancing safe walking and biking for youth

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) and Vision Zero for Youth
Offers a look at Seattle's strategies for equitably advancing safe walking and biking for youth.
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Call for Case Studies on Pandemic Era Street Redesigns

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC), Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), and Toole Design
PBIC, Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), and Toole Design are seeking more information on projects that have provided more areas for walking, biking, eating, and active transportation options during the COVID-
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