Using Park Master Plans to Drive Equity Goals

10/28/2020 4:30 p.m. EDT

Session Type:  Education Session (1 hour)

Track: Planning, Design and Maintenance


A system-wide park master plan is a tool that can help us understand the history and current barriers to park access and set a vision and plan to remove these inequities and ensure parks and open spacse are providing the most benefit to communities. This session will provide key practices to creating a system-wide park master plan that advances fair and just access to high-quality parks. The session will then dive into helpful case studies to give attendees practical examples.




Rachel Banner

Director of Park Access, NRPA


Diane Jones

Director of Landscape Architecture, University of Texas at Arlington College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs  
Principal Landscape Architect, Design Jones LLC


Maisie Hughes

Co-Founder, Urban Studio

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