Study: Using social media to better understand urban park use

Read the full story from the University of Minnesota.

What makes a park popular? And how many people are using it?

City planners and park managers traditionally have had to rely on costly, time-consuming methods such as surveys to gather answers to these types of questions. A group of researchers with ties to the Natural Capital Project have a solution: They’re using social media to uncover patterns of urban park use.

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