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Alaska Mobility Coalition

This project focused on the transportation needs of older adults and persons with disabilities in the Fairbanks North Star Borough in Alaska. Fairbanks, with a population of 33,000, is the largest city in the interior of Alaska and the second largest city in the state and is the hub for commerce, travel, medical services, and other opportunities. The total Borough population is just over 100,000. Situated only 120 miles south of the Arctic Circle, the climate in Fairbanks means that mobility alternatives are both a necessity and a challenge.

The Alaska Mobility Coalition (AMC), a statewide advocacy group and the Fairbanks Transportation Partnership Group (FTPG), a local transportation planning organization, collaborated on the design and implementation of the project.