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Old 03-07-12, 12:28 PM   #1
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Interesting way to increase green spaces in a city:

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Old 03-07-12, 12:51 PM   #2
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At first I just laughed at this. But then I read this, its kind of impressive.

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If each of the 4,500 buses of New Yorks’s MTA will have a green micro park on their roof, 35 acres of new green space will be added to the city...
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Old 03-07-12, 01:42 PM   #3
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Pair this with Shefford's green bus stops:
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Old 03-07-12, 03:57 PM   #4
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How do you mow that? LOL!
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Old 04-05-12, 06:11 AM   #5
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I hope those plants are wind tolerant and that bus never gets on the freeway.
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Old 04-05-12, 05:55 PM   #6
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If each of the 4,500 buses of New Yorks’s MTA will have a green micro park on their roof, 35 acres of new green space will be added to the city...
Yes, but imagine the carbon footprint of hauling 35 acres of shrubbery around town, hundreds of miles a day. It's cute, but really no good for the environment.
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I like the bus stop lawn idea...it'll generate a new job...a gardener to maintain and mow the roofs of bus stops.
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Nah just put a goat up there like they do not far from my house.


the goats mow the roof and draw way more tourists to the market then some produce ever would...
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LOL! Now that's a good one!

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