Author Archives: Robert Caston

Robert Caston
Robert Caston oversees Content Marketing for The Park Catalog. Robert earned a degree in journalism and worked as a reporter for several newspapers. He is a connoisseur of fresh air and loves photographing nature whether he’s hanging out in a national park or a park down the street. With a passion for the outdoors, he is a strong advocate of green spaces and getting people out of the house. His favorite parks are the spectacular Grand Teton National Park in northwest Wyoming and the incredible Twin Rivers Park in Stuart, Fla.

Recycled Plastic Benches Offer Engraving That Makes It Easy For Environmentally-Friendly, Adopt-A-Bench Programs

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Recycled plastic benches have an attractive feature that could help parks and other facilities instantly add more benches to their location. That feature – engraving. Many cities across the country manage successful sponsorship programs as an inexpensive way to fill their grounds with park benches. Probably one of the most successful programs is run by one of the most recognized ... Read More »

Study Of Park Benches In English Town Finds Interesting Results…And Ideas For Improvements

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When was the last time your municipality conducted a study of their Park Benches? The city of Norwich in eastern England recently initiated a project to survey the location and condition of their park benches along with other factors. They came up with some results that surprised them. Here’s a quick overview of what they discovered: There were 412 park ... Read More »

See Our Handy Guide On Bike Rooms For Tips On Maximizing Bicycle Storage In Apartment Buildings

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The Guide to Bike Rooms from The Park and Facilities Catalog is a handy overview on how to create an attractive indoor bike storage area. Why create a bike room in an apartment or office building? According to a recent survey of people in the multi-family construction business, right now bike rooms are a hot amenity. Multifamily Design and Construction ... Read More »

Custom Bike Racks Project Town Pride And Unique Identity

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Installing Custom Bike Racks with a town’s logo can be a way to reinforce pride in any municipality and provide adequate outdoor bicycle parking at the same time. Bellbrook is a beautiful city in southwest Ohio with a population of about 7,000 (according to the 2010 US Census). The town started back in 1816 and notable former residents include writer ... Read More »