Public Park Access in Cities with Jeff Danter of the Trust for Public Land - 5:41
"Some cities have great park systems where 90%, 95%,98% of the people are within a 10-minute walk of a park and everybody seems to have good access, while there are other cities that have few parks, they?re widely scattered, and people don?t have access to them unless they just happen to live nearby."
Posted Apr 29, 2016
More than 73 million people, including 5 million children, living in America s cities don t have a park within at 10-minute walk of where they live. Jeff Danter, Senior Vice President of the Trust for Public Land on the economical, environmental and public health benefits of ensuring easy access to city parks. Danter stated, "Some cities have great park systems where 90%, 95%,98% of the people are within a 10-minute walk of a park and everybody seems to have good access, while there are other cities that have few parks, they re widely scattered, and people don t have access to them unless they just happen to live nearby." Visit the Trust for Public Land on the web, Facebook or follow on Twitter.
Produced by: National Newsmakers Team
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