The AARP Community Challenge Deadline is 2 Weeks Away
March 31, 2021
Livable Communities Newsletter
Publications & Resources
Safer By Design
Too many roadways in too many places are too risky for pedestrians to walk along or cross. The reason: Most of the nation’s streets have been designed to keep cars moving —
. Safe streets are possible. See how.
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Dangerously Incomplete Streets
A “Complete Street” is designed to be safe for all users, whether they’re in a car, on foot, using transit or riding a bike. Look at these photos. Then think about the roadways near you. There’s a good chance you’re encountering similar sights and scenes.
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Livability News & Notes
A New Tool
— The recently launched
is an interactive environmental-justice mapping and screening tool that combines environmental and demographic indicators in maps and reports.
A New Report
Through the Roof
explains what local governments can do about the high cost of rental housing in America.
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
A New Opportunity
— Applications are open for the Housing Solutions Collaborative ― a learning collective that will offer peer support, technical assistance and a stipend to help teams in eight cities advance legal and policy solutions to the nation’s housing crisis. The deadline is April 9. The program begins in June.
JUST TWO WEEKS LEFT!
Apply to the AARP Community Challenge
— Funding is available for local governments and nonprofits with community-improving projects that can be started and completed this year. The deadline is April 14. Don’t delay.
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