With research only available for European green track installations, four test sites were selected in Maryland to study and monitor soils and plant types for vegetated tracks for the first time in the United States.
More than 140,000 miles of rail exists in the United States and only a little over 7 miles are green tracks. As storm-water regulations expand and rail infrastructure increases, this data provides valuable research for installing green tracks across the United States.
2017 ASLA Traveler Award – The Traveling Award is a “prestigious award for a project that uniquely reflects and solves the most current issues in landscape architecture through innovative design excellence”.
Innovative Transportation Solutions Award, Maryland Chapter of WTS International