Neal Peirce: 'Redesign The Suburbs'

To reduce elderly driver crashes, we will need to "redesign the suburbs" and provide alternative transportation choices for Americans.
August 25, 2003, 10am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Provide elderly Americans with what the American consumer economy is supposed to be so good at: choice. We'll need more and more alternative ways for aging Americans to get around. Ride-sharing, community buses, radically improved public transit. And we'll surely need a concerted, nationwide effort to redesign the suburbs where so many aging Americans live so that they're more walkable and bikeable, more compact, with parks and sidewalks and accessible town centers...We'll just have to change.

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Published on Sunday, August 24, 2003 in The Washington Post Writers Group
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