There's the aerial, the kickflip, and the ollie, the tailslide, railslide, noseslide, and the McTwist. But in many neighborhoods, the toughest trick in the book is simply finding a place to skate.
That's true even in San Francisco—a city that looms... Read more
We have been working with Denver nonprofit Environmental Learning for Kids (ELK) to transform 5 acres in the city's Montbello neighborhood into a restored natural area with native gardens, educational kiosks, walking trails, and interactive nature play... Read more
Obesity and related health problems are a leading preventable cause of death in America. But for many people, gym membership fees are a barrier to getting in shape. The Trust for Public Land is working to bring free Fitness Zone® areas to parks across the... Read more
Few places need a good park more than the Tenderloin. In the densest of San Francisco neighborhoods, many residents live in single rooms—making public open space critical to the community’s health and... Read more
More than two dozen NGOs including conservation and outdoor recreation organizations announced their endorsement today for the Urban Water Federal Partnership, a collaboration of 14 federal agencies that aims to boost local economies and create jobs by... Read more
A festive ribbon-cutting celebration was held today for a new playground at Sussex Avenue Renew School, created through a unique partnership among The Trust for Public Land, Newark's Congregation Ahavas Sholom, and Newark Public Schools. Dignitaries in... Read more
Children travel from all over Bridgeport to attend Classical Studies Magnet Academy, a public magnet school in the city's West Side neighborhood. The school's motto, "Every child, every chance, every day" reflects its commitment to helping each child... Read more
The Trust for Public Land and Friends of the QueensWay today praised the newly released Queens College survey on the use of the former Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Rockaway Beach Branch (RBB) line, saying the survey shows local support for a new park along... Read more
Believe it or not, these are grins for green infrastructure.
You might be picturing pavement and pipelines, but Chattanooga's first green infrastructure demonstration project is actually a park. Unveiled last month, the Spears Avenue Pump Track... Read more