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April 22, 2014

N.Y. transit hub attains LEED certification

The Hub, which was designed by QPK Design and constructed by Bette & Cringe, opened in September 2012 and serves as the main transfer location for more than one million Centro riders annually.


May 23, 2011

SEPTA debuts $1.1M eco-friendly transit station

The ARRA-funded Fox Chase train station building includes energy-efficient HVAC and lighting systems, and is eligible for a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver-designation.


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