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Cambridge, MA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Walk Audits

Description: Walk audits through a mixed-use district will evaluate pedestrian crossings and identify ways to improve them. Organizers will share audit results with community members, local businessowners and municipal agencies to inform streetscape improvements.

Albany, NY

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Walk Audits

Description: A series of walk audits in the South End neighborhood will address road safety and violence prevention. Walking is the primary mode of transportation for many of the community's residents.

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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Fort Worth, TX

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: This project eliminated tripping hazards in Al Hayne Memorial Park downtown, making it safer for visitors.

Lewisville, TX

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Housing Choice Design Competitions

Description: The city will host a design competition to encourage construction of accessory dwelling units and increase age-friendly and affordable housing options. The project will include outreach efforts in English and Spanish, as well as Hakha Chin for migrants from Myanmar.

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