A new study authored by Jon Christensen (Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and department of History) discusses the successes and failures of Proposition 84. Prop 84, a ballot measure that directed $5.4 billion to build parks, protect natural resources and improve the state’s water quality and supply, was approved in 2006.
Source: California’s urban residents have been left behind by 2006 parks measure UCLA Newsroom, 4 May 2016
Additional coverage about the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability’s Prop 84 study:
A smarter way to pay for parks The Sacramento Bee, 12 May 2016
Parks promised to poor California areas unbuilt years later Associated Press, 9 August 2016