Dangerous By Design: Road Safety in the United States and the EU
Pedestrian fatalities in the United States have decreased by only 7% over the past decade, as opposed to an average 45% reduction within the EU. As Americans continue to lead increasingly healthier and more active lifestyles, the danger to pedestrians, cyclists, etc. is growing in tandem, especially for the most vulnerable road users: children, ethnic minorities, and the elderly.
AARP and the United Nations
AARP has worked with the United Nations for over 35 years. AARP works in partnership with the UN Programme on Ageing, government representatives, and non-governmental organizations.
Complete Streets: International Best Policies and Practices
As the world becomes more urbanized and populations age, it becomes increasingly important to develop effective urban planning policies that can safely accommodate the needs of all users: automobiles, public transportation, pedestrians, bicyclists, children, older people, and people with disabilities.