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Columbus Needs 10,000 Acres of Public Parks to Catch Up

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Needs 10,000 Acres of Public Parks to Catch Up

The Trust for Public Land released their annual ParkScore rankings several days ago, and Columbus landed in 49th place on the list. The ranking system weighs four main factors: park access, total acreage, investment in parks, and park amenities. The investment category is where Columbus scored best. The city received a 73 out of 100 […]

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Columbus Falls Six Places in Latest ParkScore Index

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus Falls Six Places in Latest ParkScore Index

Columbus ranked 62nd on The Trust for Public Land’s ParkScore Index for 2018, falling from 56th place in 2017’s ranking of park systems in the 100 largest U.S. cities. ParkScore rankings are based on four factors: park access, which measures the percentage of city residents within a 10-minute walk from a park; park acreage, which […]

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