Blog

  • Jun 19, 2017

    New Public and Private Funding Strategies for Urban Parks

    Catherine Nagel, City Parks Alliance

    Today’s parks serve multiple purposes, spurring interesting collaborations between parks departments and other public agencies.

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  • Jun 16, 2017

    The Power of City Parks

    Catherine Nagel, City Parks Alliance

    City parks are an important part of everyday life and provide public health, environmental, and economic value.

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  • Jun 13, 2017

    Prioritizing Equity in Planning (and Paying for) City Parks

    Catherine Nagel, City Parks Alliance

    Parks must receive much-needed funding and programming attention to guarantee fair access to healthy, vibrant, and inviting city parks for all Americans.

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  • Jun 12, 2017

    Why Urban Parks Are Essential Infrastructure

    Catherine Nagel, City Parks Alliance

    Urban parks are essential infrastructure for 21st-century cities: they help solve cities' health, transportation, and economic challenges.

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  • Nov 14, 2016

    The Neighborhood Park: An Underused Oasis

    Catherine Nagel, City Parks AllianceDeborah Cohen

    The average neighborhood park is underused, but modest updates can lead more people to engage in routine physical activity and enjoy healthier lives.

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