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U.S. Green Building Council

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

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

Calif. agency earns LEED-Gold certification

The Hesperia, Calif.-based Victor Valley Transit Authority earned the award for the environmental-friendly design and construction of two separate buildings on its 10-acre facility.

Seeking validation for transit's green efforts

Transit agencies increasingly want third-party validation of their sustainability efforts. They understand that to make improvements, they need to measure what they’re doing. And, that takes special skills and a trained eye. But, finding just the right fit between an agency and an outside advisor/auditor can be challenge.

Concrete solutions to transit projects' carbon pollution

Big transit projects often cite reduced carbon pollution as a main selling point to the public. But to take environmental stewardship to the next level, we should look past tailpipes and smokestacks and focus our attention on what goes into these civil engineering marvels. Namely, a lot of concrete.

Las Vegas RTC center attains LEED certification

The Bonneville Transit Center becomes only the third building in all of Southern Nevada to achieve Platinum certification, the highest level of recognition from LEED, the nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings.

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.

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