Sustainability

Cleveland to redesign rapid station

Posted on September 24, 2008

The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA), Project for Public Spaces and Cleveland-based studioTECHNE Architects will collaborate on the redesign of GCRTA’s East 120th Street Rapid Station.

The consumer-friendly design of the station will feature bicycle racks combined with a bicycle park that will include rental, repair, bike lockers and showers for bike commuters and a parking deck, which will be connected to the station and serve as an intermodal hub, where university and neighborhood shuttles will interact with bus and rail passengers. Also, a group that provides car sharing will provide vehicles at the parking facility for rent by the hour.

Other design features employed to provide a holistic solution to solving traffic, pedestrian and congestion issues in the area include:

• A comprehensive streetscape plan to improve circulation; convert vehicle-oriented streets to pedestrian-oriented streets through improved street crossings, pavement textures, countdown signals and street trees.

• Development of an integral public art program that establishes an overall identity for the area, reflects the culture and history of the community and provides a link to the surrounding destinations.

• Inclusion of Sustainability and Green Building into all phases of the project, collection and management of rainwater, selection of native species of plants, generation of power through wind and solar, and the construction of a LEED Silver Building.

• Introduction of an open glass façade allowing for safety of travelers as well as views of the cafés and small shops contained within.

GCRTA and its partners did not announce when the new station will be open.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

ADL/BYD partnership lands additional London electric bus order

Eleven of the buses will operate on Transport for London’s route 153 from February 2018, with a further 19 electric buses operating on route 214 from August 2019.

Ballard to supply fuel-cell engines to SunLine Transit fleet

The company is partnering with ElDorado National and BAE Systems to deliver five buses to the Palm Desert, Calif.-based agency. 

Microvast battery systems power electric shuttle buses at Kazakhstan Expo

With its ultra-fast charge characteristics, electric buses equipped with Microvast battery systems can handle all weather conditions, a very high volume of visitors, and lengthy operating periods.

CCW delivers 6 shuttle buses to San Francisco Airport

The shuttle buses underwent a complete paint and body makeover that included a new paint scheme and radio system installation.

Washington State converts to electric buses with ZEPS

Adoption of Complete Coach Works' Zero Emission Propulsion System is part of Washington's efforts to reduce its carbon footprint and focus on electrical energy.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close