Last Wednesday, October 10th, was National Walk to a Park day! Michael Halicki, Executive Director of Park Pride, shares this photo from Woodruff Park where staff from Park Pride and Trust for Public Land met up to mark the occasion.
The City of Atlanta jumped from 50 to 43 in the Trust for Public Land’s annual ParkScore survey of the nation’s 100 largest cities.
The improved ranking shows how Atlanta has gained traction when it comes to acquiring and maintaining parks and green space in the city limits. TPL also including a few other factors in its ranking – such as including private support for parks – that helped boost Atlanta’s standing.