Public Parks

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Pop-Up of the Day: A Portable Public Square

How one London neighborhood is dealing with its troubling public space problem, using a bike.

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Public Space Improvement of the Day: Free WiFi for San Francisco's Parks

Google is donating $600,000 to the city, moving it one step closer to free internet for all.

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The Murky Ethics and Uncertain Longevity of Privately Financed Public Parks

As the new generation of state-of-the-art parks begins to age, will we live to regret creative financing models?

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The Inequality of Playgrounds

Public parks in upper-income, predominantly-white communities in Kansas City were more likely to have playgrounds, water features and trails.

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The Park Bench Stretch

Turning this public park staple into a personal gym.