TRAFFIC - Will America’s Surging Number of Seniors Have Safe Streets to Be Active?

America is aging. But our communities are poorly designed for older people.Steve, 88, of Yuma, Arizona is still able to ride his trike to the store. Photo: Rails to TrailsSome cities are trying to prepare for the coming demographic changes with programs like Safe Routes for Seniors, writes Louise McGrody at Rails to Trails. But McGrody says it’s still unclear whether aging baby boomers will be able to integrate healthy activity into their lives, ...

Steve, 88, of Yuma, Arizona is still able to ride his trike to the store, thanks to calm neighborhood streets. Image: Rails to Trails

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