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Surfside, FL

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Accessibility of amenities

Description: The town will install ADA-compliant beach mats, which provide a nonslip, semi-rigid walking surface for people with mobility challenges. The mats will help residents cross the beach to access the water and nearby shaded areas.

Coffeyville, KS

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2019

Project Category: Accessibility of amenities

Description: The Coffeyville Area Community Foundation transformed a newly resurfaced sidewalk in the 9th Street neighborhood into an ADA-compliant fitness walk. As part of the Walk the Block Project, workers installed informational kiosks, new benches, distance markers at quarter mile intervals and new wheelchair ramps at crosswalks along the 2.5-mile route. The path winds through Coffeyville's revitalized historic downtown, connecting local sites, including the town's main plaza, the Midland Theater, the local community college and a community garden and orchard.

Helena, MT

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Accessibility of amenities

Description: This project will improve accessibility at a local park, adding a wheelchair charging station with an overhead canopy and a bench. The Land Trust will also lay crushed granite to maintain the trail onsite.

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Fairfield, CT

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Accessibility of amenities

Description: This museum will improve accessibility in its exhibit galleries to accommodate a wider array of visitors. Additions include closed-captioned videos, audio headsets, Spanish-language translation and large-print exhibit labels.

Bridgeport, CT

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2021

Project Category: Engaging people in transportation options/safety

Description: To create community cohesion and connection, Groundwork Bridgeport's walking club hosted three intergenerational walking events in Bridgeport's downtown and along its waterfront. Using the AARP Walk Audit Tool Kit as a guide, participants helped identify important community destinations, as well as ways to improve the pedestrian experience. They also collected litter as they walked. Before each walk, volunteers placed temporary wayfinding stickers on the sidewalks to help the group navigate. Project organizers say the initiative's popularity demonstrated an appetite for walking activities and pedestrian paths in Bridgeport. Today, the organization continues to host its walking club, which meets every Saturday.

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