A Fast-Paced City Tries to Be a Gentler Place to Grow Old

August 14, 2010

New York City has given pedestrians more time to cross at more than 400 intersections in an effort to make streets safer for older residents. The city has sent yellow school buses, filled not with children but with elderly people, on dozens of grocery store runs over the past seven months. 

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