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Some News from Around…

  • How Post-Katrina New Orleans Inspired Civic Engagement (KCET.org)
  • Federal transportation chiefs grant $2 million for expansion of metro Denver greenway trails to help urban residents reach the great outdoors on bike and foot.  (Denver Post)
  • Austin is putting the finishing touches on a plan to improve Republic Square Park as development booms in the Texas capital’s downtown.  (Statesman)
  • The City of Cleveland may regain control over lakefront parks. (Plain Dealer)
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  1. […] week the City Parks Blog provided a link to a story about plans to revive Republic Plaza in downtown Austin. “What is there now has a ‘leftover’ feeling to it; it was not designed […]

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