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Lovettsville, VA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Bikeability

Description: The town will install bike racks in front of Lovettsville's town hall, enabling residents to more easily access community events, social activities and local businesses.

Lansing, MI

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2019

Project Category: Bikeability

Description: The Allen Neighborhood Center installed a bike repair and air station in Hunter Park, Lansing's second busiest park. Located in a low-income neighborhood, Hunter Park's repair station provides tools to residents who may not otherwise have access to them. The station sits next to a bus stop, providing easy access to riders who ride their bikes to and from their bus rides. The Allen Neighborhood Center has hosted bike repair trainings and project organizers report many cyclists regularly make repairs using the tools.

Bayfield, WI

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Bikeability

Description: This project built a bike parking facility at Beaver Hollow, a popular community nature preserve.

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Statesville, NC

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2018

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: When Iredell County received a donation of an eight-acre parcel of land, they saw an opportunity to provide physical fitness options in a neighborhood that lacked recreational amenities. As part of efforts to create East Iredell Lions Club Community Park, this project created a half-mile walking path onsite. Organizers hope to extend the trail in the future. Additionally, the path represents the first step toward constructing a new community center, which will address health disparities by giving residents access to exercise equipment.

High Point, NC

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Walk Audits

Description: This walk audit will identify walkability upgrades in an urban neighborhood where nearly a third of the residents have no vehicle. Improved public health is a primary goal since the neighborhood experiences the county's highest rate of chronic diseases.

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