Parks and Recreation Budget Cuts Slow Accommodation
Improvements to park and outdoor areas and facilities are a sure sign of the upcoming summer recreation season. However, as the national economy and state budget cutbacks put the squeeze on spending, parks and recreation will undoubtedly feel the impact. The dollars typically are budgeted to benefit usage by the greatest number of persons. What many places do not always recognize is that universal access not only improves accessibility for persons with disabilities, but also for parents with children in strollers and the growing aging population.
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