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AARP's livable communities work is growing by the day. The focus of our 4th annual gathering of local leaders, livability pros, AARP state staff and other influencers was transportation. Attendees shared stories and solutions, and keynote speakers Ray LaHood, the former U.S. Secretary of Transportation, and "open streets" pioneer Gil Penalosa stole the show. 


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Gil Penalosa speaking at the 2016 AARP Livable Communities National Conference

"If a city is good for people that are age 8 and 80 then it's a good city for all ages," says keynote speaker Gil Penalosa. "We need to move from talking to doing."

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