Nonprofit ranks city parks - | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports

Nonprofit ranks city parks

Posted: Updated:

ATLANTA (WRCB) - A national nonprofit group analyzed the park systems in the 50 largest U.S. cities.

The Trust for Public Land study rated the Minneapolis park system No. 1 in the nation in this year's ratings. San Francisco fell from first place to third, while New York improved from third to second.

In Tennessee, Nashville ranked 38, Memphis at 42.  Atlanta, GA ranked 31.  Chattanooga was not among the cities analyzed.

The scores are based equally on three factors: the percentage of residents living within a 10-minute walk from a park, median park size and the percentage of total city area dedicated to parks, and a combination of the number of playgrounds per 10,000 residents and per-capita park spending.


Powered by WorldNow
Can't find what you're looking for?

900 Whitehall Road
Chattanooga, TN 37405
(423) 267-5412

WRCB Jobs EEO | FCC Public Files

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WRCB. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.