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Royal Star Hawaii opens new 4-acre maintenance facility

Motorcoach| July 23, 2018

The company now has plans to add 20 brand new vehicles to its fleet, including six, 58-seat buses and some luxury xi-seater SUVs.

LAN to manage construction of Calif. rail project's maintenance facility

Rail| May 10, 2018

The 15,000-square-foot facility and storage tracks will accommodate six DMUs.

Management & Operations| March 8, 2018

Calif.'s Beeline breaks ground on new maintenance facility

RNL, now part of Stantec, provided programming, master planning, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and lighting design through Bridging Documents on the 25,000-square foot project, designed to meet and exceed the State of California energy code.

April 20, 2016

How Transit Facility Design Empowers Employees, Supports Active Lifestyles

Most transit facilities have a break room for operators to use between shifts — typically an artificially lit space with a TV, vending machines, and cafeteria-style tables and chairs. The trouble is, every person has a different way of relaxing. Besides exposure to daylight and nature, key components of wellbeing are social cohesion and a sense of empowerment. The key here then is to empower employees to choose the best way to relieve their own stress around shifts.

August 11, 2014

How to Maximize Peak Performance from New Transit Maintenance Facilities

Building new maintenance facilities for transit agencies are rarities, but when agencies do build them, it’s critical to design and build to the highest performance possible — these facilities and their efficiencies will live on for decades. As part of preserving limited revenue, agencies are focusing on how efficiently design facilities can help the bottom line.
May 23, 2014

8 Ways to Make Your Transit Maintenance Facility More Efficient

Maintenance facilities are the operational backbone of transit agencies, helping wash, clean and maintain thousands of buses, railcars and ferries each and every day. This regular maintenance makes them huge consumers of water and energy (and money). Many cities across the country are mandating transit agencies create more efficient facilities not only as good stewards of the environment, but also to help the bottom line.

Bus| January 24, 2014

New Miss. maintenance facility to improve tribal transit service

FTA provided approximately $2.4 million in ARRA funds toward the $2.5 million facility. Remaining funds were provided by Mississippi Department of Transportation.
Bus| August 30, 2013

Springfield, Mo. opens rehabbed maintenance facility

The FTA provided $7.7 million in State of Good Repair funds and $1.4 million in Recovery Act funds toward the $11.8 million facility, which is operated by City Utilities, the transit authority for Springfield.
Rail| August 8, 2012

Amtrak upgrades Seattle maintenance facility

Completed phase one and two of the process, which included creating an enclosed structure over two tracks and a new three-story maintenance warehouse and administrative office that replaced functions formerly performed in trailers.
Bus| June 14, 2011

Hampton Roads Transit unveils ‘green’ bus facility

Environmentally-friendly features include motion-sensor controlled lighting and a 50,000-gallon rainwater harvesting tank for bus wash operations. Agency used $14 million of a $24.5 million Recovery Act grant in building the $57 million facility.
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