“public transportation”

Is Your Community Retirement Ready?

Posted on 07/25/2013 by | AARP Education & Outreach | Comments

Great PlacesWhen you purchased your home, I bet you believed you would live there forever.  Wanting to remain in your home throughout your life is a very common desire.  Whenever AARP asks our members in surveys whether they wish to remain in their homes as they age, the response is overwhelmingly yes, with nearly 90% of all respondents responding so. The good news is that many communities are working with residents, community partners, civics, chambers of commerce, and AARP to encourage …

Is Your City Saving – or Costing – You Time?

Posted on 03/16/2010 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Home & FamilyCheck out this really interesting article on CNN.com (they got it from RealSimple.com) which gives us a look at the 21 top time-saving cities in America! The “urban efficiency” rankings takes into consideration all those little things that can ease the chaos of daily life, like timed traffic signals, ease of access to doctors – even easy recycling access. Giving cities points in five categories – Getting Around, Health and Safety, Information and Technology, Green Time-Saver and Lifestyle – Real …

News To Know: Public Transportation Moves Ahead

Posted on 06/15/2009 by | General News | Comments

Your LifeThe recent influx of stimulus money to the department of transportation has a positive effect on public transportation and urban centers.

News To Know: Are You A Polite Rider?

Posted on 05/27/2009 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

TravelMany public transit systems are looking for ways to promote courtesy and consideration amongst riders.

News To Know: Getting Transportation On Track

Posted on 11/3/2008 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

TravelThe rise in fuel costs and continued congestion on the roads have made rail travel increasingly popular.

News To Know: On The Road Again

Posted on 07/15/2008 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Home & FamilyIt is important to allow drivers to stay on the road for as long as they can safely manage driving. Once drivers give up the keys, many suffer from a lack of transportation alternatives.