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Creating an Age- Friendly, Walkable Austin

· Bass Lecture Hall
· Wednesday, January 23, 2013
· 4:30 - 6pm

What: Creating an Age-Friendly, Walkable Austin

When:  Wednesday, January 23, 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m.

Where: Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas, 2313 Red River St., Austin, Tx.


Event details:


Join Mayor Lee Leffingwell, the Mayor's Task Force on Aging, and AARP for a discussion about the future of Austin as an age-friendly, walkable Austin. Learn about Austin’s vision for becoming more age-friendly from Mayor Leffingwell. Then hear from national "walkability" expert Dan Burden about the importance of pedestrian-friendly features.


Burden, one of the nation's experts on walkability and livable communities with nearly 40 years of experience, will discuss: How does walkability and livability benefit communities? How does Austin's infrastructure impact the mobility of Texans of all ages and abilities? How can an active, healthy environment be achieved anywhere?


RSVP by calling 877-926-8300 or online at http://aarp.cvent.com/TXCreatingAnAgeFriendlyAustin. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.



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