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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Fairfax County Park Authority embracing urban expansion, Washington Post, August 19, 2010

With the planned urbanization of Reston, the proposed changes in Fairfax County's park policies--particularly its policy on the the amount of parkland per person--are of immediate concern. Here is the WaPo's--and Fairfax County Times'--take on the proposed policy change....

By Kali Schumitz
Fairfax County Times
Thursday, August 19, 2010

Fairfax County needs to add more sports fields, indoor gyms and skate parks over the next decade to serve its population, according to a county Park Authority report.

The county also has more golf courses and equestrian facilities than it needs, according to the assessment, which compared the number of existing facilities with standards set in 2004 for how many facilities were needed relative to population.

Park Authority officials are nearing the end of a planning process that will help guide park development for the next 10 years. The draft report, "Great Parks, Great Communities," is open for public comment until the fall.

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