AARP Public Policy Institute The purpose of this report is to articulate a vision of livable communities for persons of all ages, and particularly for people age 50 and older. This report explores the connections between a livable community and community engagement among its residents and shows how both affect the “successful aging” of its.. read more →

Project for Public Spaces; Gary Troth; Herman Volk, 2008 In 2008, PPS partnered with the American Association of Retired People (AARP) to publish three books on streets and transportation. The publications are a joint effort of PPS’s “Building Community Through” campaign, which seeks to transform transportation policies and practice that currently prioritize moving people and.. read more →

AARP; 2004 This document focuses on a key element in developing more livable communities. For many older Americans, a lack of mobility options poses one of the greatest challenges to remaining independent. As one of the ten goals in our Social Impact Agenda, AARP has made a commitment to ensuring that Americans 50+ are able.. read more →

APTA and Institute for Alternative Futures; 1996 Exciting possibilities are emerging for expanding our nation’s mobility options in the 21st Century and creating more livable communities and sustainable patterns of development. Pursuing these positive possibilities can head off many of the problems associated with current urban development patterns.  View Document read more →