Rowlett, Texas Print
Joined the AARP Age-Friendly Network:
Lead Agency: City of Rowlett Department of Parks and Recreation
Action Plan Download
Rowlett developed its action plan with a goal of creating an age-friendly culture and diverse community for everyone to participate, grow and thrive. The age-friendly initiative focuses on improving quality of life, transportation access and neighborhood livability for all residents. Rowlett looks to foster an inclusive community of all ages who choose to live, work and play.
Action Plan Highlights
TransportationEnsure all modes of transportation are safe, affordable and accessible for all ages and abilities by implementing a public safety app and improving maintenance of trails and sidewalks.
Social ParticipationIncrease the visibility of events, activities and resources for older adults by improving the city website to be more user-friendly, creating a single web-based platform for events and collaborating with partners to promote age-friendly programming and resources.
TransportationElimate barriers that deny residents the ability to use all modes of transportation through a connected program linking parks and recreation destinations and improving sidewalks and bicycle route connections. Increase public awareness of trails, sidewalks, and other alternatives.