Modern Tools for Managing Urban PARKS

March 20, 2020  |  Elizabeth Schulte

I am in awe of city parks, as we all should be, and the value that openly available green space has a strong effect on the fabric of our cities. 

 

As our major metropolitan areas continue to grow, the importance of our parks is ever-increasingly significant and is gaining more recognition. I remember as an urban foresty student the first time I visited Grant Park in Chicago, experiencing this beautiful place of culture, art, architecture, trees, music, and gathering place for a picnic, fresh air, and getting out for a walk. At PlanIT Geo™ we see the value in urban parks and their importance, this is why Ian Hanou, Founder and CEO, has doubled down on the further development of our product TreePlotter™ PARKS, formally Parks Plotter. 

“Urban parks are critical to communities, the urban forest, and green infrastructure, and our commitment is to technology to manage these assets for multiple co-benefits.” – Ian Hanou

Build a clear picture of your park assets, faster than ever before! TreePlotter PARKS is an easy to use, GIS-based, all in one mobile web app that gives you instant access to your park data. Modern software built with industry standards (NRPA, CPSI).

 

Map and document your parks and playgrounds while keeping them maintained and growing along with your community. PARKS includes TreePlotter™ INVENTORY, a robust tree inventory system providing a single system for parks, rec, and forestry asset management.

Get to Know the PARKS Difference

GIS-Based

 

Schedule Maintenance

 

Tailored Inspection Forms

 

Manage Service Requests
Use Any Mobile Device

 

NRPA, CPSI industry standards

 

Data driven reports

 

Efficient Work Order System

An enterprise GIS system for park asset mapping, inspections, and maintenance tracking with complete reporting history. Paperless work orders and service requests can be updated live in the field. All product levels come with unlimited user accounts.

 

Customizable data fields and dropdown menus for park boundaries, amenities, playgrounds, irrigation, and other asset types. Track and report on costs and maintenance. Restricts data between login levels based on user permissions. Powerful search and map visualization tools.

 

Staff and contractors can access data and work orders in the field from any device. Tailor to your data and reporting needs. PARKS integrates through web APIs (Rest services) with other cloud based enterprise systems, eg Esri, asset management, 311 complaint systems etc.

Map assets efficiently
Playgrounds by neighborhood and condition
Maintenance work report
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