Garfield, New Jersey Print
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Lead Agency: Generation for Garfield
Garfield developed its action plan through a broad community effort. The plan commits to enhancing transportation access for older adults by increasing bus stops and improving accessibility and transportation choice. The plan will also focus on improving technology use and communication among older residents.
Action Plan Highlights
TransportationFocus on transportation for older adults by conducting a walkability survey, hosting travel trainings, and identifying resources for older adults on alternative transportation.
Communication and InformationCreate additional methods of communication with older adults including new information boards throughout the city and a community newsletter.