In 2019, the Dutch city gave its 316 bus stops a green makeover, which has since “pollinated” other cities around the world to follow suit.
Utrecht’s bus and bee stops inspired other cities to catch the buzz
In 2019, the Dutch city gave its 316 bus stops a green makeover, which has since “pollinated” other cities to follow suit. The roofs are covered with sedum plants, and contribute to clean air by capturing particulate matter, providing cooling when it’s hot and promoting biodiversity in the city — and now other cities are catching the same buzz!
Leicester installs bee-friendly bus stops. The UK city of Leicester is installing 30 ‘living’ bus shelter roofs as part of a new programme to revamp its infrastructure while supporting the environment. Source: Cities-Today.com
HOW TO CREATE YOUR OWN URBAN GREEN SPACE
The opportunities afforded by cities have attracted millions to live in these urban areas. While these offer their own impressive sights, there are every few green spaces that people can go to for relaxation and renewal. They are often forced to travel far because they don’t have sanctuaries of their own.A better way would be to create your own green space outside your door, thus allowing you to enjoy nature at your own convenience. You can follow these tips from CIVIL ENGINEER BLOG and start right away.