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Pittsfield, ME

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Walk Audits

Description: Two walk audits along the main entry point into town will identify pedestrian safety concerns and possible solutions. The town will recruit older adults to take part and share their experiences using the corridor.

North Augusta, SC

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Walk Audits

Description: A walk audit in North Augusta's downtown will allow older adults to evaluate the safety of sidewalks, crossings and public spaces. Insights will guide city planning and infrastructure improvements.

Easton, PA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Walk Audits

Description: A walk and run audit through downtown Easton will identify a suitable walking and running path for health-conscious older adults. JLV will distribute online and written surveys and will share the audit's results with city officials.

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Mounds, IL

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: The City of Mounds made accessibility improvements to its City Park to ensure the space is welcoming to people of all ages and abilities. This included outfitting restrooms to be ADA-compliant, adding a ramp to the park's gazebo and installing benches and picnic tables with shade umbrellas.

Joppa, IL

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2021

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: Joppa has one community park, which lacked accessibility features. With the help of volunteers, the Village of Joppa installed accessible seating, picnic tables, tire swings and belt swings and other amenities. Project organizers say they hope the upgrades allow people of all ages and abilities to enjoy the park.

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