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How Lighting Design Can Impact Transportation's Shift Workers

Shifts are long and varying, and facilities are often inadequate for transit employees to truly recharge and stay sharp on the job. But it doesn’t have to be that way. The quality of the environment within facilities can be designed to support shift workers and those with jobs that don’t follow traditional 9-to-5 schedules. Two key elements that can be utilized to support vehicle operator health; creating spaces with adaptability for varied activities and quality lighting that supports the adaptability of the space.

Ore.'s Lane Transit adds light to 15 shelters

In a recent rider’s survey, LTD’s riders stated that safety at bus stops was very important to them, and these new lighting units create a safer environment by illuminating both the shelters and the surrounding areas.

N.Y.'s Grand Central to be more energy efficient with upgrades

Equipment that keeps the terminal cool in the summer, warm in the winter and flushed with fresh air all year round is being upgraded though a $22 million partnership between NYPA and MTA Metro-North Railroad. The project will conserve energy and save an estimated $3 million a year.