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Cincinnati, OH

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Transportation Systems Change

Description: The project will create an online portal for older adults and their caregivers so they can schedule their own specialized transportation and receive trip updates.

Toms River, NJ

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Transportation Systems Change

Description: This project will expand a volunteer medical transportation program which aims to serve residents aged 60 and enable them to continue to live independently.

Long Beach, CA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Transportation Systems Change

Description: This program will provide rides for adults aged 55 and older who lack other means of transportation to essential services needed for their health and well-being.

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Baton Rouge, LA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2018

Project Category: Roadway/sidewalks/crosswalk improvement

Description: The Center for Planning Excellence set out to improve community health by promoting walking and biking in North Baton Rouge. Partnering with the local parks and recreation commission and utility departments, they improved lighting, directional signage and visibility in and around Longfellow Park. They also founded a walking club and staged a twilight walking event. Additionally, the Center launched a website with information about walking clubs, which also includes a tracking feature where residents can record their health status.

Baton Rouge, LA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2021

Project Category: Roadway/sidewalks/crosswalk improvement

Description: Bicycle and pedestrian activity increased dramatically in Baton Rouge's arts and entertainment district boomed during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. To improve safety in the area, the Downtown Development District created 20 high-visibility crosswalks at five different intersections. The crosswalks help drivers notice people crossing the street, decreasing the likelihood of a collision. Additionally, the pavement art acts as a placemaking tool and creates a visual identity for district. It also connected the public to local historical structures, tourist attractions, art and cultural assets, governmental institutions and greenspaces.

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