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Oxnard, CA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Public or private transit access

Description: This project will benefit residents who use public transportation by providing seating and lighting at bus stops in neighborhoods with large older adult populations.

Perry, IA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Public or private transit access

Description: This project installed ADA-compliant benches at city bus stops and instituted improved signage (including bilingual signs at designated stops) throughout the system. Additionally, Heart of Iowa Regional Transit Agency gave free rides to passengers who participated in a local health study.

La Union, NM

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Public or private transit access

Description: This project built a covered bus stop at a central location in the town. It also installed a gazebo with benches outside the community center.

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Miami, FL

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Addressing community health

Description: This project expanded Miami's Walk4Life club into the city's downtown. It installed two digital message boards to highlight members' accomplishments, offer health tips and promote wellness events.

Miami, FL

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2018

Project Category: Public or private transit access

Description: Residents of Miami's Little Havana neighborhood wanted to improve the transit experience for the area's older adults. To do this, Urban Health Partnerships installed a dozen single and double-seat benches under shade trees near high-ridership bus and trolley stops. Little Havana residents use public transit at three times the rate of Miami-Dade County's general populace. Organizers say the new benches provide a welcome place to rest as they walk through the community or wait for transit.

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