Reports & Tools

Documenting the Potential of City Parks

City Parks Alliance and research partners are exploring the role of parks in addressing critical emerging issues facing cities. Together with economists, engineers, policy experts, advocates and practitioners, we are delivering practical, replicable solutions for cities, agencies, and residents. City Parks Alliance members and others can draw upon these reports, videos, and infographics to demonstrate the power of city parks in a broad new context of economic, environmental, and social opportunity.

Reports and Other Tools

  • Member Exclusive
    Report

    Nurturing Neighborhoods

    By Clement Lau-American Planning Association

    LA County’s master planning effort for six of its most "park-poor" unincorporated communities, bridging sustainability, social equity, and parks.

  • Member Exclusive
    Report

    Green Infrastructure in Parks: Resource Guide for Planning, Designing, and Implementing

    National Recreation and Park Association

    Provides green stormwater infrastructure concepts and practices into park design, construction, and maintenance.

  • Report

    Case Studies: City Parks – A Smart Investment for America’s Health, Economy & Environment

    City Parks Alliance

    Explore stories of parks whose infrastructure plays a vital role in their cities' social, economic, and well-being.

  • Report

    City Parks Infographics

    City Parks Alliance

    This report highlights how cities are using Land and Water Conservation Fund grants to create measurable environmental, economic, and public health returns on …

  • Report

    Land and Water Conservation Fund

    City Parks Alliance

    This report highlights how cities are using Land and Water Conservation Fund grants to create measurable environmental, economic, and public health returns on …