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Interactive Mapping: Celebrating 10 Years of LivableStreets Through Mapping

  As a volunteer for the LivableStreets Alliance, I was asked to produce an interactive map wall for the 10 Year Anniversary Celebration at Aeronaut Brewery. The objective was to create a dialogue about the many commuting options and challenges Bostonians encounter on their daily commutes. Our team of active transportation advocates assembled an 8’x12′ map of the Boston metro and asked people to share with us their commute upon entering the celebration. Through the use of color coding, we were able to see the different ways people arrived and engage in conversation about it with them.      …

Fenway Farms: BAC Students Experience Urban Agriculture at Famous Boston Landmark

Mention Fenway Park and the first thing that comes to mind is likely the “Green Monstah” but it is a different kind of green space that captured the attention of Boston Architectural College students participating in SASLA’s Green Roof Tour. On Friday, October 9th, eleven BAC students experienced Fenway’s Green Roof first hand. Led by Brendan Shea, Owner and Director of Field Operations for Recover Green Roofs, students learned about the design process, as well as experienced the site through a private tour. Fenway Farms, which is operated by Boston nonprofit Green City Growers, was launched on opening day in…