Land Use Policies
Using equity-driven selection criteria to decide where to spend capital dollars
- Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
- July 2017
Elements of healthy, safe and educationally-rich schoolyards in photos with concise text
- 21st Century School Fund
Understand potential partners and agreements when seeking access to public land for growing food.
- Ben Winig, Heather Wooten
- ChangeLab Solutions
Joint federal and local funding replaces asphalt with trees and playable turf in Milwaukee.
- City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works
Case studies of systemic urban schoolyard transformation yield innovative and tangible approaches for replication.
- Healthy Schools Campaign & Openlands
American Planning Association's Healthy Communities Policy Guide identifies policy ideas aimed at improving community health and quality of living through planning
- American Planning Association
- October 2017
Lessons learned, templates, and agreements for joint-use of school grounds in your community
- Public Health Law & Policy
Green schoolyards selection criteria prioritizes stormwater capture and equitable access
A roadmap for the City and its residents to make Chicago a healthier, more vibrant place to live and work
Understanding the value of trees and their locations can help the planting and stewardship of trees on green schoolyards
- TreePeople, City Plants, City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation & Parks