Park Disparity

June 28, 2016, 9am PDT
The APA blog issues a call to action to promote park equity.
American Planning Association
April 19, 2015, 11am PDT
Los Angeles is known for a few magnificent parks—but they are hard to reach and concentrated in affluent areas. The 50 Parks program, however, is delivering on its titular promise.
Next City
July 9, 2013, 1pm PDT
Thanks to private funds, NYC invested six times more in building and improving its parks during Mayor Bloomberg's tenure than was spent in the prior decade. But what will happen to these parks when their billionaire backer leaves office?
The Wall Street Journal
June 18, 2013, 7am PDT
Many assume that the affluence of the surrounding neighborhood determines the health of New York City's parks. According to Lisa W. Foderaro, elected leadership, rather than location, determines which parks in the city are better maintained.
The New York Times
August 28, 2012, 7am PDT
A law passed unanimously by New York's City Council just four years ago requiring the Department of Parks and Recreation to document "how much money was flowing into different parks across the city" is being neglected, reveals Jacob Hodes.
The New York Times