Topic : LEED certification

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Kansas City's Starter Streetcar Line is Sustainable, 'Smart' Endeavor

Rail| December 6, 2017

Since voters green-lit the project by approving its major funding source in 2012, some $1.7 billion in economic development has initiated around the 2.2-mile streetcar line.

Ill.'s MetroLINK District Station earns LEED-Gold certification

Sustainability| December 4, 2017

The station incorporates a number of sustainable elements, including a photovoltaic roof, occupancy-controlled lighting, and the re-use of rooftop water runoff for the station’s water feature.

Rail| July 14, 2017

Sound Transit station achieves LEED Gold certification

The agency will pursue LEED Silver status for its future Operations and Maintenance Facility on the Eastside, and plans to pursue LEED certification for applicable stations and facilities that will serve future light rail extensions to West Seattle, Ballard and other cities.

Management & Operations| May 22, 2017

Calif.'s GCTD breaks ground on ops, maintenance facility

The new facility will replace an outdated and deteriorating bus garage located on a three-acre site that was originally built in the 1970’s for a much smaller fleet.

August 31, 2016

How to pick the right sustainability ratings certification for your transit agency

Rating systems have become the currency of sustainability. The right sustainability ratings system provides an important third-party verification of your agency’s commitment to creating facilities that reduce carbon emissions, save water, create healthier work environments for your employees and have a positive impact on the communities they serve.

Sustainability| June 22, 2016

N.Y. MTA's Fulton Center recognized for LEED rating

It achieved LEED® certification for implementing practical and measurable strategies in sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality.


Sustainability| March 16, 2016

N.Y. MTA's Fulton Center receives LEED silver certification

This is the first subway station in New York to receive the honor from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Bus| February 9, 2016

[Photos] LA Metro Division 13 Bus 'green' bus facility

LA Metro's new Division 13 facility, designed by RNL, serves as a bus maintenance, operations and service facility with a multi-level parking garage that accommodates 200 CNG buses, fueling equipment, transportation offices and support areas.

Sustainability| October 30, 2015

Calif. agency earns LEED-Gold certification

The Hesperia, Calif.-based Victor Valley Transit Authority earned the award for the environmental-friendly design and construction of two separate buildings on its 10-acre facility.

Rail| July 29, 2015

[Photos] Denver RTD's commuter rail maintenance facility

The Commuter Rail Facility (CRMF) sits on 30 acres and is 230,000 square feet. Approximately 240 mechanics, operators and other staff will work out of this state-of-the-art, LEED Gold-certified building.


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