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Peter Harnik Talks About Innovative Parks for Built-Out Cities
City Parks Blog asked Peter Harnik to answer questions about his new book, Urban Green: Innovative Parks for Resurgent Cities, that covers how cities can plan for parks as well as how to create them in 'all built-out' settings.
Finding Ways to Create "Emerald Necklaces" in Built-Out Cities
A string of connected parks laced through cities has been a vision of city planners since the days of Olmsted. Ben Welle of the Center for City Park Excellence has some ideas how that that vision can be implemented today.
The Role of City Parks in Creating Climate Friendly Communities
Parks and trails can be used to create low carbon cities.
New Poll Finds Increased Usage of Urban Parks
A new report issued by The Trust for Public Land details the park and recreation system acres and facilities of the nation's largest 77 cities. The report shows that Americans are flocking to their city parks more in a down economy.
Combining Trails and Transit
Cities can expand transit service areas by providing convenient access by bike.