Linear parks are unbeatable facilities for recreation and non-motorized transportation, providing not only environmental and community-building benefits but even enhanced economic value. One of the most recent opportunities is in Charleston, South Carolina.
A conversation with Darrell Price, program director at YouthBuild Newark, an educational program for at-risk teens that is teaching youth groups to install those bins at Trust for Public Land parks in New Jersey.
The United States is in the midst of an urban park renaissance, and linear trails are among the most popular of the new facilities. Trails are proving their economic, environmental, transportation, and community-building values.