By Bonnie Blackburn
By Elaine Friesen-Strang
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CARY – A growing population of older adults in Wake County and other counties across the state are putting new priorities on infrastructure and public spending. When it comes to making cities more age-friendly, sidewalks play a critical role.
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As part of an effort to make Lansing a walkable, age-friendly city, AARP volunteers have completed a three-year audit of sidewalks and identified spots in need of repairs.
Photo of Livable Communities Workshop walking audit group in Kennesaw, GA - Auditing Cherokee Street for development.
Thirty-two Kennesaw residents and area experts recently spent a day studying Cherokee Street in Kennesaw as part of an AARP-funded effort to help improve that important traffic corridor.
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