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How to pick the right sustainability ratings certification for your transit agency

| August 31, 2016

Rating systems have become the currency of sustainability. The right sustainability ratings system provides an important third-party verification of your agency’s commitment to creating facilities that reduce carbon emissions, save water, create healthier work environments for your employees and have a positive impact on the communities they serve.

N.Y. MTA's Fulton Center recognized for LEED rating

Sustainability| June 22, 2016

It achieved LEED® certification for implementing practical and measurable strategies in sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality.

 

Sustainability| March 16, 2016

N.Y. MTA's Fulton Center receives LEED silver certification

This is the first subway station in New York to receive the honor from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Sustainability| 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.
Sustainability| 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.
Sustainability| January 11, 2012

Transit execs can help guide “green” projects

Over the past 10 years, the green building community has helped shape a blossoming landscape filled with healthy, high-performing green buildings, homes and communities worldwide.

Sustainability| 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.
Sustainability| April 29, 2010

LEED ratings developed for green neighborhoods

Integrates the principles of smart growth, new urbanism and green building and benefits communities by reducing urban sprawl, increasing transportation choice and decreasing automobile dependence, encouraging healthy living, and protecting threatened species.

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