“Not All Parks Are Created Equal”: How Communities Can Ensure Parks Are Accessible for All Residents

Organizational Author The Urban Institute
Resource Author Mark Treskon, Kimberly Burrowes, Matthew Eldridge, Gabi Velasco, Katie Fallon
Date Published 8/25/22
Resource Type Publication
Tags Green Space

Resource Summary

Ensuring that residents have equitable access to parks, including facilities and programming that fit their specific needs, can have profound positive effects. For local policymakers, understanding a community’s needs and working to meet them can lead to better health and housing outcomes and a more equitable distribution and construction of parks and green spaces.

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