Thursday, June 6, 2013

What We Can Learn About a City by Mapping Its Parks

Can you walk to a park within 10 minutes from where you live?

New York

Houston





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 Although the main criteria is being able to walk to a park within 10 minutes from where you live.. "ParkScore awards each city points for acreage based on two equally weighted measures: median park size and park acres as a percentage of city area. Factoring park acreage into each city’s ParkScore helps account for the importance of large “destination parks” that serve many users who live farther than ten minutes’ walking ."





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