Mobility Needs Of Older Americans Need To Be Addressed

Existing transportation system is unable to meet the needs of the nation's aging population.
April 21, 2004, 12pm PDT | Zvi Leve
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A recently released report from the Surface Transportation Policy Project details the deteriorating mobility options facing many older Americans. The report recommends providing more public transportation options; increasing funding and flexibility for existing programs to serve older people; better transportation planning with greater coordination with land use planning; improved human service and transportation coordination; and improved street design and safety features. [Editor's note: This page contains the executive summary. The full report is also available (721 KB)]

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Published on Tuesday, April 20, 2004 in Surface Transportation Policy Project
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