Tag Archives: open space

Draft Philadelphia Trail Master Plan released

Philadelphia’s City Planning Commission has released a draft of their Trail Master Plan.  The plan provides maps and an inventory of the numerous existing and proposed trails in Philadelphia.  It also outlines best practices in trail building, defines the different types of trails in Philadelphia, and prioritizes the city’s trail projects. The creation of the Trail […]

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Take advantage of Philly parks!

Philadelphia has been acclaimed for its vast network of parks and open space, which provides citizens with access not only to green space and playgrounds, but to a variety of programs, such as farmers’ markets, that enhance the quality of life for city residents.  Enhancing and expanding the parks are components of the goals for Greenworks Philadelphia, the city’s plan for becoming the most sustainable city in the country.