Cities

Blog

We have plenty of statistics about the work we did together in 2018. We can tell you how many acres you helped us protect (68,996), or how much public funding we generated for parks and conservation at the polls ($4.8 billion), or how many new and improved parks we opened in cities across the...

In the news

A maze of ropes and ladders were no match for the students at Cooper's Poynt Family School.

Within seconds of rushing the school's new playground, a few students had already reached the top of the jungle gym. Below, their classmates laughed and giggled as they swung from the jungle gym ropes. Others, opting to stay closer to the ground, were happily dizzy from the playground's new spin wheels.

Blog

The veteran of more than 20 long-distance wilderness hikes, Liz Thomas knows how to navigate the most remote, wild places on earth. In 2011, she set the record for the fastest female thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail, and she’s gone on to make a living as...

The purpose of this report is to provide a roadmap for improved solutions to climate change through urban park creation.

Blog

Even if your memories of grade school have faded, you can probably still picture your playground. Big or small, concrete or grass, it was your world and you knew every nook and cranny—from the quietest corner to whisper a secret to the straightest stretch to run a race. Where adults saw a...

Press release

The Trust for Public Land, in partnership with Governor Cuomo’s Vital Brooklyn initiative, announced the opening of a new student-designed community playground at PS 213-New Lots in Brooklyn.

Knowing that multi-use paths and linear parks are a great way to connect people to nature and to provide space through which communities and neighborhoods can commute, play, and live, we’re planning a multi-use, bike and pedestrian path for more than three million New Yorkers on Long Island.

Press release

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and The Trust for Public Land announced today the City of Boston reached a major milestone in ensuring that all Boston residents have a park within a 10-minute walk of home.

Press release

The City of Atlanta joined The Trust for Public Land, Park Pride, the Urban Land Institute, and the National Recreation and Park Association on Oct. 10 to celebrate the first national Walk to a Park Day and highlight the critical importance of parks to the quality of life of Atlanta.

Blog

The first trick any skateboarder has to master is learning how to fall. “Skaters have to know how to handle a situation if you’re about to lose your balance,” says Thuy Nguyen, who runs the San Francisco Skate Club. “There are things you can do to stay on your feet, or at least fall in a way you...

Pages: