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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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  • Oct 19, 2016

    For Most Americans, Their Closest Park is a City Park

    Catherine Nagel, City Parks Alliance

    City parks promote social wellbeing, help grow local economies, create new transportation options, combat crime, and reduce environmental impacts.

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