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  • Jan 2, 2020

    City Parks Aren’t Luxuries. They Are Critical Infrastructure.

    Urban parks aren’t extra amenities for cities—they provide fundamental roles that improve quality of life and save money.

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  • Mar 26, 2018

    Parks and the Urban Infrastructure Network

    Mami Hara, Seattle Public Utilities

    Parks can meet critical infrastructure needs at the federal and local levels, helping to solve many community and climate challenges.

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  • Nov 28, 2017

    Urban Parks’ Emerging Role as Transportation Infrastructure

    Kari E. Watkins, Georgia Institute of Technology

    With more and more people using them to get where they need to go, reclaimed railways and industrial corridors are connecting neighborhoods rather than dividin…

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  • Jun 12, 2017

    Why Urban Parks Are Essential Infrastructure

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

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  • Oct 19, 2016

    For Most Americans, Their Closest Park is a City Park

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

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