Local News | Walkability helps older adults stay healthy, studies say | Seattle Times Newspaper: "Priority will be placed on connecting streets to each other so people can actually walk, rather than drive, to destinations such as the grocery store.
The city has installed new highway signs that read "Bainbridge Shares the Road," with illustrations that encourage drivers to watch out for pedestrians, cyclists, equestrians and people using wheelchairs.
"If you design things for people with difficulties, you're actually making them work for everybody," said Bainbridge activist Don Willott, a member of the non-motorized transportation advisory committee. "A runner benefits from a sidewalk that doesn't dip down at driveways, the same as someone using a walker.""
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