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Video: Transportation Safety

A panel discussion from the AARP Livable Communities Transportation Workshop

This workshop plenary panel discussed the promotion of safe streets that are walkable, rollable, bikeable and drivable.

AARP Livable Communities Transportation Workshop

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  • Kyle Rakow
    Vice President and National Director, AARP Driver Safety
    Rakow oversees the development and execution of AARP’s safe transportation educational programs, including the AARP Smart Driver course, the nation’s largest driver improvement course designed for drivers age 50 or older.
    (Twitter: @KyleKRakow, @AARPdsp)


  • Beth Osborne
    Director, Transportation for America 
    Osborne leads Transportation for America, a project of Smart Growth America, where she advocates for a transportation system that connects people to jobs and services by multiple modes of travel no matter their financial means or physical abilities. 
    (Twitter: @BethOsborneTA)

  • Michael Carroll
    Deputy Managing Director, Transportation, Infrastructure and Sustainability, City of Philadelphia | Secretary, National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO)
    With more than 25 years of experience, Carroll is a nationally respected transportation leader.
    (Twitter: @PhiladelphiaGov)
  • Joseph Coughlin, Ph.D.
    Founder and Director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology AgeLab
    Board Member, AARP 

    Dr. Coughlin conducts research on the impact of global demographic change and technology trends. He has advised the AARP Driver Safety program on market-based insights relating to transportation.
    (Twitter: @JosephCoughlin)

Plenary Panel: Safety

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