Safe Streets

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Cycling and walking are great ways to get around and stay in shape, but they can be unsafe activities in car-centric communities.
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By Cristina Rouvalis
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Safe, walkable streets make a community more accessible for everyone, especially older adults eager to stay fit and engage with their neighbors.
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Communities across Washington are working each and every day to become more livable for residents of all ages.
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Last year, AARP strongly supported the passage of Measure M because we believed it represented a critical investment in Los Angeles County’s transportation infrastructure that will help transform local communities into more livable, age-friendly places in the years to come.
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AARP Idaho has been at the Idaho Capitol this week supporting some great measures to help the 50+.
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Sometimes when we’re in the community, we’ll hear from someone who says, “I’ve never met a real person from AARP!” Yes, there is an AARP Oregon State Office with a staff of 7 plus a great team of volunteer partners. We’re active on issues that matter to you and your family. In this season of gratitude and reflection, we want to share with you some of the highlights from our work this year.
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AARP's State Director Bob Gallo and State President Rosanna Marquez participated in a segment on the Friday, August 26th edition of  WCIU's "You and Me in the Morning" discussing pedestrian safety and safer streets.
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By Elaine Friesen-Strang
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