News

  • Jul 13, 2017

    Reps. Barragán and Turner Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Create Funding for Urban Parks

    City Parks Alliance

    U.S. Representatives Barragán (CA-44) and Turner (OH-10) today introduced the Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership (ORLP) Grant Program Act.

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  • Jun 26, 2017

    U.S. Conference of Mayors Supports Land and Water Conservation Fund and Urban Park Funding Resolution

    City Parks Alliance

    The USCM approved a new resolution that supports reauthorization and full funding of the LWCF while emphasizing the need for additional urban park funding legi…

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  • Feb 1, 2017

    Exercise Bargain: Are Walking Loops Worth the Investment?

    Environmental Health Perspectives

    In an era of shrinking budgets, physician Deborah Cohen (RAND Corporation) wanted to see whether walking loops are a good investment for park planners.

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  • Feb 1, 2017

    The Prevalence and Use of Walking Loops in Neighborhood Parks: A National Study

    Environmental Health Perspective

    Although individuals can walk on streets and sidewalks, walking loops in parks offer a setting to walk in nature and to avoid interruptions from traffic.

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