San Mateo, California Print
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Lead Agency: City of San Mateo Parks and Recreation
Action Plan Download
San Mateo developed it action plan as a collaboration between the parks and recreation department, the senior citizens commission and a high-level age-friendly task force. San Mateo is committed to working towards a more accessible and inclusive community through innovative partnerships with public works, the police department, local schools, the library, the parks and rec department and the business community. The initiative will focus on both new and existing projects.
Action Plan Highlights
TransportationMake streets safer for older adults by improving sidewalks and improving pedestrian safety while enforcing parking rules, especially focusing on parking in walking routes.
Respect and InclusionCollaborate with local organizations to develop a series of intergenerational community projects and events.
Civic Participation and EmploymentDevelop and implement an Age-Friendly Business Certification program to provide guidelines and incentives for businesses to accommodate the needs of older adult customers.