New Grant Funding Supports 10 Cities Participating in 10-Minute Walk Campaign

As part of the 10-Minute Walk campaign, which aims to address the fact that 1 in 3 Americans don’t have a park within a 10-minute walk (or half-mile) of home, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), along with The Trust for Public Land (TPL) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI), has selected 10 campaign cities nationwide to receive grant funding totaling $400,000. This funding will be used to support city planning and policy efforts that help increase access to high-quality, close-to-home parks and public green space. The cities are as follows:…
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Fitzgerald: A Detroit neighborhood moving forward with green space

At the Building Healthy Places Interest Forum in Detroit, ULI members from across the country explored how the city, with the help of Reimagining the Civic Commons, is harnessing investment in parks and public spaces — both existing and new — to heal and reinvigorate neighborhoods devastated by Detroit’s tough economic times….
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