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August 22, 2013

GO Transit station attains LEED certification

The rehabilitated building, now with a number of passenger amenities and eco-friendly features, including 60% savings in annual energy consumption, is the first LEED certification for a passenger station building in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.


May 14, 2013

GO Transit breaks ground on bus facility

Will include indoor storage for up to 36 buses and outdoor storage for four buses; indoor service bays for fueling, bus wash, inspection, cleaning and running repairs; building service support areas including equipment and storage rooms; and staff facilities and parking.


October 11, 2012

L.A. Metro completes $60M bus station revamp

The El Monte Station consists of a new two-story building that will house a public bus and terminal station with limited retail space, a customer service center and surface parking. It is the largest bus station west of Chicago and is used by Metro, Foothill Transit, Greyhound, El Monte Transit and Metrolink Shuttle.


August 20, 2012

UC Davis lauded for sustainability efforts

Offers extensive transportation system that includes the student-run Unitrans bus service, which serves the campus and adjoining city with 49 natural-gas-powered buses that carry 21,000 riders a day, 42 miles of bike paths and more than 20,000 bicycle parking spaces.


August 9, 2012

Wash. transit awarded LEED Gold certification

U.S. Green Building Council granted Ben Franklin Transit’s new administration building and the remodel of its existing administration building to a new operations building with the certification.


June 19, 2012

Skanska to equip D.C. Metro rail for $66M

Will design and construct a test track, commissioning facility, parking garage and other facilities near the existing Greenbelt Maintenance Yard in Prince George’s County, Md. The new facility will allow Metro to conduct testing and commission new and rehabilitated rail vehicles.


May 25, 2012

U. of Wyoming recognized for environmental efforts

Cited for efforts to increase energy efficiency across campus; provide alternative transportation options such as shuttle service and a bike loan program to reduce the number of cars on campus; and require all new construction and major renovations to seek LEED certification.


January 19, 2012

Top 10 states for LEED green buildings

The District of Columbia leads the nation, with more than 31 square feet of LEED-certified space per person in 2011, with Colorado being the leading state, with 2.74 square feet per person in 2011.


December 8, 2011

LEED-certified existing buildings outpacing new builds

As of this month, square footage of LEED-certified existing buildings surpassed LEED-certified new construction by 15 million square feet on a cumulative basis, according to the U.S. Green Building Council.


September 27, 2011

Mich.'s TheRide receives $2.7M for transit center, hybrids

The purchase of 10 hybrid-electric vehicles will increase the number of hybrid buses in TheRide's fleet to 41 out of a total of 78 buses. The grant comes from the Clean Fuels Bus and Bus Facilities Program.


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