Economic Analysis Cover

Economic and Planning Systems (EPS), in coordination with the East Bay Regional Park District (EBPRD) and the Strategy Research Institute (SRI), is pleased to announce the release of an economic report on the value and impact of the East Bay Regional Park District.  Entitled, “Quantifying the Quality of Life”, this report updates EPS’s original 2000 economic report on the East Bay Regional Park District.  The report, authored by Teifion Rice-Evans and Benjamin Sigman with Walter Kieser as senior adviser, concludes that the District plays a significant and growing role in the vitally of the East Bay economy. 


The full report and a video about it can be found at


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