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

  • Report

    PAS QuickNotes: Climate-Resilient Pollinator Gardens.

  • Report

    Extreme Weather Mitigation in the Las Cruces Infill District Through Green Stormwater Infrastructure

    Las Cruces Infill District

    A report describing how a $1.8 million investment in trees supported by green infrastructure will double the Infill District's shade canopy while also conservi…

  • Member Exclusive
    Report

    Getting to Green: Paying for Green Infrastructure

    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

    This report identifies various funding sources that can be used to support stormwater management programs or finance individual projects.

  • 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

    A Smart Investment for America’s Health, Economy, and Environment

    City Parks Alliance

    This report highlights the physical, mental, and environmental benefits that city parks provide and demonstrates how funds from the LWCF’s Outdoor Recreation L…