Conversation with Ft. Wayne Mayor Tom Henry



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How do you envision the community partnering with the city?
I'm concerned that Reed Road is not bicycle accessible, and poses a safety risk for those biking to the YMCA.
Why is the traffic on Main Street and Berry Street so congested?


This event was hosted by AARP Indiana State Director Sarah Waddle, with special guests Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and Sean Gunawardena, Fort Wayne Public Works Engineer, to discuss efforts to make Fort Wayne a more age-friendly community. Ms. Waddle shared that they are working to make Fort Wayne a more livable place for their residents. Mayor Henry discussed the enhancements to their city, and he stated that Fort Wayne has a commitment to residents to maintain bike trails, roads and sidewalks. He also stated that there has been a significant increase in jobs and property value, and that the infrastructure needs to accommodate these changes. Participants were able to ask questions live on the call, and discussed topics such as active transportation, road repairs, and issues with traffic.