August 30, 2013
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.
August 8, 2012
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.
June 14, 2011
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.
August 26, 2009
Costing approximately $75 million, the Sunset Maintenance Facility has a number of sustainable building features, including high-efficiency insulation and lighting, low-flow water features, water-efficient landscaping and a high-efficiency bus wash that reclaims waste water.
August 6, 2009
This 181,000-square-foot LRV maintenance facility and storage yard was built on a 13-acre parcel of land and is most likely the most compact, new LRV site to be built in the U.S. within the past 30 years, according to officials.
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