The public park and recreation system in Colorado Springs provides substantial economic benefits to the community’s residents. Colorado Springs’ parks, trails, open spaces, and facilities are enjoyed by residents and visitors alike. These amenities are a fundamental component of the community and culture of Colorado Springs. The following study reveals just how much economic value these parks, trails, open spaces, and facilities contribute in economic benefits.
When zoos live in urban parks, the parking footprint often gobbles up beloved green space. This article published in Planning Magazine looks at how zoos across the country are taming parking overflow and congestion.
This report outlines Boston’s urban heat island impacts, green infrastructure mitigation strategies, the results of a vulnerability analysis, and provides locally-specific recommendations for mitigation.
To help guide the next generation of greening work in Chattanooga, The Trust for Public Land employed geographic information systems (GIS) planning and research to develop a resiliency plan for the City.
Working from more than 30 offices nationwide, The Trust for Public Land helps communities raise funds, conduct research and planning, acquire and protect land, and design and renovate parks, playgrounds, trails, and gardens.