A Health-based Measure for Land Use and Parks Planning

A Health-based Measure for Land Use and Parks Planning

Community land use plans provide tangible public health benefits, but these benefits can be difficult to measure and prove. A new research-based methodology now allows city planners to provide meaningfully innovative programs with scientific data to prove their contribution to public health improvements. 

 

8 Things City Planners Must Know to Improve Public Health

8 Things City Planners Must Know to Improve Public Health

Park and trail systems planners, public health professionals, city planners leaders, and community leaders are committed to improving public health.  Researchers at North Carolina State University and the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention have determined eight metrics city planners need to understand to effectively utilize their park and trail systems to improve public health.

Knock it Out of the Park! GIS Athletic Field Analysis

Knock it Out of the Park! GIS Athletic Field Analysis

Athletic and park directors get answers to tough questions. Find out how to assess the level of service your athletic fields are providing for your community. GIS (Geographic Information System) technology creates digital models. See how our team analyizes GIS data to create real world impact for your athletic field plans.