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Pedestrian Fatalities Map: Check Out a Corner Near You

Posted on 05/20/2014 by |AARP Education & Outreach | Comments

Great PlacesPost by Melissa Stanton, AARP: Three years ago the “Dangerous by Design” report noted that between the years 2000 and 2009 the number of vehicle-caused pedestrian deaths was equivalent to “a jumbo jet full of passengers crashing roughly every month.” Subscribe today! AARP Livable Communities Newsletter Streets engineered for speeding traffic with little or no provision for people on foot, in wheelchairs or on bicycles are “dangerous by design,” explains the National Complete Streets Coalition, the Smart Growth America program behind the report (of …

The Takeaway: E. coli; Vaccines; Heat Wave; Poorer Than Our Parents?

Posted on 06/8/2011 by |The Takeaway | Comments

Bulletin TodayGermany expecting more E.coli deaths: The E. coli outbreak that has killed 24 people continues to mystify health experts – and the source has yet to be pinned down.