24 Apr '15, 3pm

What if roads could be certified as 'green' just like buildings?

, roads can be made more eco-friendly by utilizing existing knowledge, smarter design and available technology. Greenroads-certified roadways will take into account the local environment into account, reduce stormwater runoff and other pollutants by improving systems, design roadways for multi-modal transportation (to include bikes and other small vehicles) as well as incorporate the Electric Vehicle infrastructure. A certified road system would also discourage idling, thereby reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/what-if-roads-could-be-certified-as-...

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