In This Detroit Neighborhood, Pocket Parks Double As Sheltered Bus Stops

  • Date: 09/17/2020

A formerly empty lot with only a bus stop sign at the intersection of Linwood and Ferry Park on the 29 Linwood bus route has been transformed into a small haven with a sheltered bus stop, tidy rubber mulch pathways, plants and flowers, and a mural designed by a local artist that depicts actual residents gathered and waiting at the stop, the Model D report says. The project straddles and addresses two concerns plaguing many disinvested neighborhoods: a need for green space and transportation disinvestment.

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