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Cambridge, MA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Walk Audits

Description: Walk audits through a mixed-use district will evaluate pedestrian crossings and identify ways to improve them. Organizers will share audit results with community members, local businessowners and municipal agencies to inform streetscape improvements.

New York City, NY

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Walk Audits

Description: Walk audits through communities surrounding the Canal Street corridor will identify possible pedestrian safety improvements. The area has recorded 1,000 injuries over the course of a decade.

Phoenix, AZ

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Walk Audits

Description: This walk audit will identify potential safety improvements to crosswalks, lighting and pedestrian islands. The audit will help enhance accessibility, particularly for older adults.

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North Augusta, SC

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Digital Connectivity for Disasters

Description: This project will install satellite internet at municipal centers to improve access to telehealth appointments, online learning and social opportunities. The city hopes high-speed internet access will support community events, workshops, emergency coordination and daily communication with residents.

Augusta, GA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2018

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: Organizers with the Augusta Recreation and Parks Department noticed people were driving their vehicles into Henry H. Brigham Park, making park users feel unsafe. This project set out to prevent this, keeping a walking track, basketball court and playground area free from cars and trucks. The Department installed bollards, as well as benches -- which served the dual purpose of giving park patrons a place to rest. Additionally, organizers planted shade trees to make the park more appealing in the summer heat. To draw visitors, the Department also worked to increase recreational programming in the park, including Tai Chi classes.

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