Study on Residents’ Satisfaction and Green Development of City Parks in Linfen, China
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College of Geographical Science, Shanxi Normal University, Linfen, China
Institute of Geographic Sciences and Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Submission date: 2021-09-25
Final revision date: 2021-11-17
Acceptance date: 2021-12-20
Online publication date: 2022-05-20
Publication date: 2022-06-20
Pol. J. Environ. Stud. 2022;31(4):3051–3062
As the main type of urban green space, city park made positive contributions to some key urban issues, including social inclusion, health, sustainability and urban renewal. With an outstanding feature of public welfare urban green infrastructure, usually constructed by the government, city park has important ecological, economic, social and cultural functions. The level of urban residents’ satisfaction is one of the important indicators to measure the construction and management level of a city park, to some extent, representing the city’s image and strength. Based on the questionnaire survey data of four city parks in the urban area of Linfen, this study finds that the accessibility is the most direct and important factor affecting the frequency of residents’ visit to parks, and the environment of city park has a significant impact on the recreationists’ satisfaction evaluation, at last puts forward some suggestions for the green and sustainable development of city parks.