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  • Apr 3, 2020

    Coronavirus Will Force a National Dialogue on Our Relationship with Parks and Public Spaces and their Role as Essential Civic Infrastructure

    City Parks Alliance

    Catherine Nagel issued the following statement today in response to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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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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  • Dec 1, 2018

    Active Parks, Healthy Cities Parks & Recreation Magazine Feature

    Parks & Recreation Magazine

    Today's parks are important components in urban networks that include commercial, residential, infrastructure and transportation functions.

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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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  • Nov 15, 2017

    City Parks Alliance Launches Transportation-Focused Video

    City Parks Alliance

    City Parks Alliance releases the latest video in the five-part video series, focused on the role of linear parks in providing transportation options to city re…

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