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Some news from around…..

  • Andrea Neal writes for the Indianapolis Star about the balance of private uses in public parks. (IndyStar.com)
  • The new High Line elevated park becomes a stage in New York. (Washington Post)
  • Ken Salazar…champion of urban national parks? (Stltoday)
  • Illuminating parks to fight gang violence. (AllGov)
  • “Keeping transportation distinct from recreation is so yesterday, so old-think. What people all over this region, increasingly, want is not just connections between parks but safer ways to walk, bike and otherwise connect to a transit station and get to work.” (OregonLive)

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