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Green Spaces Promote Safer Neighborhoods

PatPrince317 MA, United States 0 Ratings 2 Discussions 1 Group posts

Posted by: PatPrince317 // Lifelong Learner and Green Energy Aficionado

I came across this the other day. I thought it was interesting because there is some cynicism involved with taxpayer money going into green spaces because hey think the spending on parks has a poor return on investment. The University Illinois Urbana-Champaign found that crime reduction correlated with creation of green space. The American Planning Association published this article after reviewing several papers over the past 20 years.

Take a look below!

https://www.planning.org/cityparks/briefingpapers/saferneighborhoods.htm

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