Press release

The Trust for Public Land, Council Member Rosie Mendez and New York City today unveiled a state-of-the art-playground on a formerly cracked asphalt lot at PS 15 The Roberto Clemente School, in the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan. 

Ke Alahula - a familiar or well-worn path

Imagine a 30-plus-mile multiuse path along O‘ahu’s South Shore connecting Waikiki to West O‘ahu that would provide some 600,000 residents with easy access to the island's shorelines and green spaces; a path where hikers, bikers, walkers, and runners could exercise and connect with nature in and around Oʻahu’s urban coastal neighborhoods.

Press release

The Trust for Public Land, buildingcommunityWORKSHOP, and The Texas Trees Foundation today presented the initial results of their Smart Growth for Dallas partnership to the City of Dallas Park and Recreation Board.


It’s 2 o’clock on a hot summer afternoon. You’re getting ready to meet some friends at the park for a game of basketball. Which t-shirt would you grab from the closet?



When we met Jaeya Bayani, we knew you needed to hear from her. The San Francisco 8th grader has a lot to say about Boeddeker Park, whose dramatic transformation was made possible by Trust for Public Land supporters...

A mock Pokemon card of a squirrel

Pokemon Go is the virtual reality craze sweeping the nation—with some surprising side-effects. Even the most screen-addicted players say the game is encouraging them to venture out...

A family walks down a path at Colwood Park in Portland, Oregon

The mayor of Portland calls the transformation of a private golf course into a public park “a land-use miracle”—but it wasn’t a hole in one. 
When the owner of the 18-hole golf course in Portland’s Cully neighborhood first proposed selling the property for industrial development...

Fishtown Recreation Center, Philadelphia

The Fishtown Recreation Center in North Philadelphia is getting a makeover.

American flag flying in front of mountains

Protecting land brings all kinds of people together—in our work across the country, we’ve seen creative collaborations between everyone from hikers and birders to utility districts and railroads. But there’s one type of conservationist you might find especially surprising: military bases. ...

Historical photo of workers building an elevated rail-line in Chicago

Can you believe it’s only been a year since the opening of The 606? Already, this one-of-a-kind park and trail has made a name for itself in Chicago—connecting neighborhoods, snagging awards, and transforming the commute for pedestrians and cyclists...