Project Type: Green Infrastructure Pilot Program
Location: Along Fairmount Corridor in Boston, MA
Year Completed: 2014-2016
- Trevor Smith, ReEarth (formerly Land Escapes)
- EPA Region 1
- City of Boston
First of its kind pilot program in Boston focusing on the exploration of workforce development in Green Infrastructure via the installation of green roofs on bus shelters. The pilot engaged with youth workforce development programs and public schools as a way to discuss and explore green jobs in Boston while showcasing how green roofs can provide pollinator habitats, clean storm water, reduce heat island effects, clean the air, and improve beauty.
Engaging youth and city stakeholders through making;