News & Resources

THE URBAN ALLIANCE IN THE NEWS

Cities are only as strong as their parks and green spaces (Keystone Edge)


PA parks join the fight against opioids (Keystone Edge)

Increasing diversity in PA’s parks starts with conversation (Keystone Edge)

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MEET PENNSYLVANIA’S URBAN PARKS CHAMPIONS: 

Meet Urban Parks Champion, Meg Cheever, Founder of Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy (6/27/18)

Meet Urban Parks Champion, Easton Mayor Sal Panto ( 3/7/18)  

Meet Urban Parks Champion, Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse (1/18/18)

Meet Urban Parks Champion, Kathy Dahlkemper, Erie County Executive (12/14/17)

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OTHER NEWS & RESOURCES:

Case Studies: City Parks – A Smart Investment for America’s Health, Economy & Environment (City Parks Alliance)

Music is a vital urban resource. How do we plan for it? (World Economic Forum)

Plans for Pocket Park Progress in Scranton (WNEP – TV)

A trust fund for Pittsburgh’s parks? You may be voting on it this fall (Next Pittsburgh)

Righting a wrong: New park over I-579 to reconnect Downtown and the Hill District (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

The One Thing That’s on Mayors’ Priority Lists Nationwide (CityLab)

Free Philly program brings community members together for a stroll in the park (KYW News Radio)

The Beauty Premium: How Urban Beauty Affects Cities’ Economic Growth (City Lab)