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$27M renovation to transform historic Cincinnati YMCA
"The historic Central Parkway YMCA will undergo a $27 million renovation that will turn it into a state-of-the-art fitness center and add affordable housing for seniors on the top floors."
cincinnati  over-the-rhine  urban.living  urban.redevelopment  senior.citizens  urban.development 
october 2014 by taestell
Surprise! People Aged 60-79 Are Leading the Biking Boom
"Biking rates among people between the ages of 60 and 79 are soaring, an analysis of federal data shows. New trips by seniors account for 22 percent of the nation’s growth in adult biking."
biking  senior.citizens  baby.boomers  transport 
july 2014 by taestell
Millions Of Seniors Are Moving Back To Big Cities
"Cities also are redesigning transportation systems to meet the needs of older adults who have hung up their car keys or want to. In a 2010 AARP survey, about half of adults age 45 or older said living in a place where it’s easy to walk or living near church or social organisations was important to them."
cities  urbanism  senior.citizens  baby.boomers  transportation  transit  from instapaper
june 2013 by taestell

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