Whether rural, suburban or urban dweller, transportation for older adults is a critical lifeline to meet the needs of daily living, maintain independence and enable social connection.
Walking and bicycling are important transportation alternatives to motor vehicle travel. They are also important sources of physical activity and social connectedness for older adults.
Making communities age-friendly and transportation systems supportive of walking and bicycling for older adults is incredibly important as we consider the following statistics:
The older adult population in...