Environmental health researcher highlights how green spaces promote mental, physical, and environmental health.

By Molly Gluck and Katherine Gianni

Photo by Carl Newton on Unspalsh.

In October, 2018, former Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and The Trust for Public Land declared the City of Boston had reached a major milestone in ensuring that all Boston residents have access to a public park within a 10-minute walk of home. The announcement stemmed from Boston’s championing of the 10-Minute Walk to a Park Campaign, a joint effort by the Trust for Public Land, National Recreation and Park Association, and Urban Land Institute. Their goal? Working to bring easy and…

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