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Creating better transportation options in the Queen City

CHARLOTTE -- According to the organization Sustain Charlotte, “It's no secret that Charlotte's transportation network is primarily built for cars, not for people on bikes or on foot. But that's been changing in recent years as Charlotte Department of Transportation has taken an approach that considers the needs of not only auto drivers, but also those who cannot or choose not drive.”

That movement to create walkable cities is part of a wider effort that is making cities better for people of all ages. When it comes to meeting the needs of older adults, transportation options including walking make cities more age-friendly.

This week on “Without Limits,” you’ll hear from Sustain Charlotte’s Executive Director Shannon Binns who talks about the needs and progress being made in the Queen City when it comes to improving transportation options. You can listen to “Without Limits,” every Saturday evening on , 1110 AM or 99.3 FM in Charlotte.

Also, learn what make cities great places for people of all ages at www.aarp/org/livable

 

Shannon Binns head shot-- Sustain Charlotte
Shanon Binns is Executive Director of Sustain Charlotte, a community-based nonprofit organization dedicated to educating, engaging and uniting citizens to solve Charlotte’s sustainability challenges. Sustain Charlotte inspires choices that lead to a healthier and more vibrant community for generations to come.

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