Park Closures Just Don't Pencil Out

The governor's plan to shut parks to save $22 million won't make a dent in the projected deficit and doesn't account for the effect shutting them would have on communities. 

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  • CTA to add service for Taste of Chicago, ... - Chicago Sun-Times
    ... closures downtown for Taste of Chicago, including the No. 2 Hyde Park Express, the No. 10 Museum of Science and Industry, the No. 6 Jackson ...
    07/7/2015 - 1:16 pm | View Link
  • Palo Alto: Lane, ramp closures planned for 101 - San Jose Mercury News
    Palo Alto: Lane, ramp closures planned for 101 - Palo Alto Daily News
    07/7/2015 - 12:37 pm | View Link
  • Pan Am Torch Relay Continues Ahead Of Opening Ceremony - 640 Toronto
    ... route where the torch is carried will require lane closures. These rolling lane closures will include: - northbound Colonel Smith Park Drive to...
    07/7/2015 - 10:16 am | View Link
  • Think you can beat Pan Am traffic? - My Kawartha
    Think you can beat Pan Am traffic? - Mississauga News
    07/7/2015 - 9:51 am | View Link
  • Greece debt crisis: 7 July 2015 - BBC
    AP news agency, he said Greek tax revenues had not suffered as much as expected during the recent bank closures, allowing the state to cover...
    07/7/2015 - 6:40 am | View Link
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  • Guest Opinion: Skate park also has a human cost
    Fencing — to ensure that people cannot use the area — went up about May 30. The renovated Rhodes Park — justification for the area closures — is to be a “state-of-the-art” recreation place. Some are excited about plans for interactive art ...
    07/7/2015 - 7:23 pm | View Link
  • Road closures set for Art in Park
    Art in the Park is coming this weekend and the city of Plymouth has announced road closures and available parking for the anticipated crowds. Art in the Park begins at 11 a.m. Friday, July 10 and runs through 5 p.m. Sunday, July 12. It’s also a time when ...
    07/7/2015 - 5:10 pm | View Link
  • Street closures, reroutes in effect for Taste of Chicago
    Several street closures and CTA reroutes have taken effect in the Loop as set-up continues for the Taste of Chicago, which begins Wednesday in Grant Park. Columbus Drive is closed from Roosevelt to Monroe, according to the Office of Emergency Management ...
    07/7/2015 - 1:15 am | View Link
  • Drex Live: B.C.’s Wildfires: What you need to know about air quality, water restrictions, and park closures.
    - The warning has been extended to the Fraser Valley because of high concentrations of fine “particulate matter” - Fine particular matter “refers to airborne solid or liquid droplets” that are 2.5 microns in ...
    07/6/2015 - 3:23 pm | View Link
  • Flooding causes Clive road, park closures
    The Greenbelt Park and Trail system and a portion of Swanson Boulevard have been temporarily closed because of local flooding, Clive city officials said Monday. Water already has covered most of the Greenbelt trail, causing officials to close the park and ...
    07/6/2015 - 12:31 pm | View Link
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  • Closures : Current Closures of DNR Sites and Areas
    This page lists current closures of DNR Sites and Areas, by geographic region. 1 - Northwestern Illinois 2 - Northeastern Illinois 3 - East Central Illinois
    07/7/2015 - 11:31 am | View Website
  • PARD Facilities Closures | Austin Parks and Recreation ...
    Parks Auditorium Shores Improvements Vic Mathias Shores: Open to the public Off-Leash Closure date(s): June 2014 - August 2015
    07/7/2015 - 10:27 am | View Website
  • Iowa OHV Park Closures
    Rathbun OHV Park - Appanoose County Park Status: PARK CLOSED; Reason:Wet trail conditions; Details: Posted: 6/21/2015 9:53:12 PM : River Valley OHV Park ...
    07/6/2015 - 8:22 pm | View Website
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Fort Worth District Home Page
    07/6/2015 - 7:32 pm | View Website
  • Alerts and Closures
    Visit this page for information on alerts and closures across Great Parks of Hamilton County.
    07/6/2015 - 3:57 pm | View Website
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