A Conversation with Julián Castro About Housing, Placemaking, Livability and More

Hosted in Dallas, the 2017 AARP Livable Communities National Conference was an opportunity for elected officials, planning professionals, local leaders and community advocates from throughout the nation to share ideas, best practices and solutions for making towns, cities and communities more livable for people of all ages. The following video begins with a teaser about a winning project from the 2017 AARP Community Challenge. The discussion with Julián Castro was moderated by Nancy LeaMond, AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement …

San Antonio Mayoral Candidates Talk Livability

Mayoral candidates in San Antonio, Texas, joined AARP on April 14 for a debate that was moderated by Elaine Ayala of the San Antonio Express-News and was about making San Antonio more age-friendly. Participating were Tommy Adkisson, Bexar County Precinct 4 Commissioner; Ivy Taylor, San Antonio’s current mayor; Leticia Van de Putte, a former Texas state senator; and Mike Villarreal, a former state representative. Each candidate weighed in on livability issues focused around the core theme: How can we ensure that San Antonio streets and …

Las ciudades más amistosas y menos amistosas de EE.UU.

¿Cuál es la ciudad más amigable de Estados Unidos? Y ¿cuál, la menos amigable? Probablemente las respuestas varí­en de acuerdo a cada experiencia personal, turí­stica o familiar. Sin embargo, ya puedes ahorrarte al menos el disgusto de ir a un lugar poco amistoso o estar preparado para ello con una clasificación de la revista Condé Nast Traveler. La clasificación, basada en la encuesta anual de lectores de la publicación especializada en turismo, revela que las ciudades sureñas encabezan la lista …