New York City is building its first underground park

An abandoned trolley terminal on New York’s Lower East Side is being transformed into one of the world’s first underground parks, called the Lowline. The park’s creator, James Ramsey, joins Hari Sreenivasan to talk about the park’s cutting edge technology that will bring sunlight underground to help the park flourish.

SciTech Now Episode 236

In this episode of SciTech Now, an invasive species of crayfish is putting other species at Crater Lake National Park in jeopardy; learn about the Lowline, an underground park set to open in 2020; a community where creativity and science merge; and LED streetlights are changing the way towns feel after dark.