Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about Elderly & Disabled

DOT Secures Federal Grant to Add More Sidewalk Seating

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A federal grant will bring more public benches to NYC sidewalks, DOT announced yesterday. The CityBench program, a PlanNYC initiative launched in 2011, has brought hundreds of steel benches to streets across the boroughs. DOT marked the installation of the 1,500th bench yesterday, at MS 22 in the Bronx, and said the Federal Transit Authority has awarded the […]
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Active Living For All Ages: Creating Neighborhoods Around Transit

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Streetfilms teamed up with the Public Policy Institute at AARP to bring you a look at how Arlington, Virginia plans for its senior population using transit-oriented development (TOD).  Arlington has been practicing TOD since the late 1970s, when Washington’s Metrorail first began service there, and it’s proved very effective in accommodating the population growth of […]