City parks

The Eastside Rail Corridor is a former rail line that could be the spine of a broad network of trails, parks, natural areas, and community destinations.

Cleveland has been strongly influenced by the Cuyahoga River and Lake Erie. But the waterways were not always viewed as a recreational resource: throughout the city's history, the river and lake were often polluted and unhealthy.

Voted the second-best place to live by USA Today in 2014, the vibrant city of Bellevue on the shores of Lake Washington has experienced rapid growth since the 1980s.

For decades, an odd-shaped lot on King Boulevard in South Los Angeles sat vacant. Though fenced off from trespassers, trash collected inside its borders and the weeds grew brown and brittle.

Based on in-depth surveys of park systems in the nation's 100 most populous cities, City Park Facts is the leading source of urban parks data.

Happy opening day, baseball fans! Here at Trust for Public Land blog headquarters, we’re wondering how this season could possibly top last year’s.

“There is poop going into the East River,” the teacher says, sprinkling black specks onto a cutaway model consisting of buildings, streets, and sewer pipes. It is week three of design class at P.S.

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 Edwin M. Stanton School in South Philadelphia has a lot to be proud of-small class sizes, a lively school spirit, and strong community relationships.

For the students of Philadelphia's John M. Patterson Elementary School, recess means having to play on a deteriorating concrete yard. And with no shaded areas to escape the noonday sun, outdoor activities for the kids are limited.

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