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THE GUARDIAN: «OUR CITIES MUST UNDERGO A REVOLUTION FOR OLDER PEOPLE»

«Too many urban spaces are daunting to older people. But Lyon and Manchester show that they needn’t be. Stand at the traffic lights on a major street in any city.»

«Now, when the green man invites you, try to cross the road. Unless you have the acceleration of an Olympic sprinter, the chances are that the beeps will stop, the green man will flash and cars will rev impatiently before you’ve reached the sanctuary of the other side. Especially if you have a disability, are pushing a buggy or laden with shopping. Or are old. [...]» [Read more]