Are Your Streets Working for You?

Posted on 10/1/2013 by |AARP Education & Outreach | Comments

Great PlacesAmerica is changing politically, socially, demographically and economically — in ways that bode well for active transportation. Increasingly, we’re getting back to a nostalgic view of the street as providing the lifeblood and pulse of a neighborhood. It’s the place where shops and restaurants thrive on customer loyalty; where neighbors catch up and friends interact; where parents walk their kids to school. In essence, streets are reemerging as the fundamental context for placemaking, and it’s a change that comes just …

Commuting Sucks

Posted on 05/15/2009 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

Home & FamilyWith the new transportation bill to go in fron of Congress this year, this is a great opportunity to let your elected officials know what you think about the roads where you live.

(No) Salt In The Wound

Posted on 09/30/2008 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

Home & FamilyOne unforseen consequence in our recent economic hardships has been a drop in the supply and spike in the price of road salt. Many cities are struggling to find alternatives.