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Cooler, greener bus stops: Md. company wants to turn bus shelters into mini-gardens

April 25, 2023

Most bus stops are boring, bland, barely hospitable, and when it’s hot out, you’re liable to roast at one of them, whether it’s covered or not. But a company started by a University of Maryland professor is trying to change that. Living Canopies started as a maker of cooler, and greener, backyard patio umbrellas. And they still make those. But they’re also turning your typical bus shelter into something greener, usable, and at least in terms of temperature, also cooler.

Article Source: WTOP

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