Transit Facilities

Courtesy KAI

September 23, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The facility takes its design cues from World War I biplanes.

Video: Humphreys & Partners presents its design vision for Uber Air Skyport

"For thousands of years we remained on the ground, and only in the last 100 years have we made drastic progress in our aviation journey. Volary pays homage to this passion, as the entire structure is designed to look as if it’s suspended in the air," says Walter Hughes, Humphreys & Partners' Chief Innovation Officer. Rendering and animated video courtesy Humphreys & Partners Architects 

  

August 07, 2019 | BD+C Staff

In this two-minute video, Walter Hughes, Humphreys' Chief Innovation Officer, walks us through hi...

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Virgin Trains breaks ground on Orlando expansion

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June 26, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The company is developing 170 miles of new track.

Courtesy Gensler

June 12, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Eight firms in total revealed concepts for the first fully considered and technically feasible Sk...

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May 15, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

A public art piece created by artist Folayemi Wilson will be just one of the eye-catching feature...

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Courtesy Port Canaveral

September 26, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Once completed, Carnival’s new 180,000-ton ship will homeport in the new Cruise Terminal 3.

Transwestern report: Office buildings near transit earn 65% higher lease rates

Photo: Pixabay

   

July 17, 2018 | Transwestern

Analysis of 15 major metros shows the average rent in central business districts was $43.48/sf fo...

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A new rail teminal in Miami is part of a high-speed system that currently provides nonstop service among three Florida cities. Image: Brightline

June 08, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The privately owned and managed system could create new business districts for these cities. 

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Raleigh Union Station exterior sign

Courtesy Raleigh Union Station.

May 03, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Clearscapes and STV designed the adaptive reuse project.

The futuristic undulating facade of the KAFD metro station
March 30, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The façade required the creation of new algorithms by Newtecnic.

November 07, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Skanska USA, Webcor Builders, and AECOM top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest trans...

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November 06, 2017 | BD+C Staff

AECOM, STV, and Arup top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest transit sector engineeri...

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November 06, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, and Perkins+Will top BD+C’s ranking of the natio...

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KC Streetcar

Kansas City’s recent downtown economic boom can be attributed in part to the $850 million, nine-block Kansas City Power + Light District, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, and KC Streetcar, a 2.2-mile light-rail system that opened in May 2016. City of Kansas City.

September 25, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

In Los Angeles, the entertainment district L.A. Live is expected to benefit from the proposed exp...

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Bridge near Port of Long Beach

The Port of Long Beach in Southern California has engaged in terminal expansions and other infrastructure improvements to handle larger ships coming from Asia and retain its position as one of the America's top ports. Image: Pixabay

August 06, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

But land constraints around the terminals are pushing asset prices and rents to new highs.

Rendering courtesy of Foster + Partners

June 21, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will create key infrastructure for the future development of the city and provide it...

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Courtesy of IBI Group

March 31, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The route will connect with Toronto public transit.

Rendering courtesy of White Arkitekter.

February 07, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building will be a train station and City Hall for the Swedish city of Växjö.

Rendering courtesy of Bjarke Ingels Group and Silvio d’Ascia Architecture

November 15, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Bjarke Ingels Group and Silvio d’Ascia Architecture teamed up to create the winning submission....

Rendering courtesy Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

September 30, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The public will now judge the five proposals by providing comments and feedback.

Expo Light Rail Phase 2, a $700 million project, is the final stage that connects downtown Los Angeles to its beaches. The 6.6-mile, seven-station extension opened last May, and will be one of Greenbuild's project tours.  Image: Courtesy of Skanska

September 29, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Skanska-built light-rail extension in Los Angeles achieves Envision’s highest recognition.

Sterling Bay's proposal for a 958-foot-tall office tower is among an array of development and redevelopment projects it has in the works in Chicago. Image: SOM via skyscraperpage.com

September 20, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The building is one of several projects that are filling this developer’s plate in this city.

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September 01, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Perkins+Will, Skanska USA, Webcor Builders, Jacobs, and STV top B...

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Chicago's Union Station. Photo: Jazz Guy/Creative Commons.

July 13, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The third-busiest station in the country needs more space.

 

Broadway Malyan designs Miami terminal for Royal Caribbean Cruises

Renderings and video courtesy Broadway Malyan. Click here to enlarge.

July 11, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The $100 million “Crown of Miami” will provide visitors panoramic views, and it will glow at nigh...

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Denver’s downtown Civic Center Station. Renderings courtesy Perkins Eastman. Click here to enlarge.

July 08, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

Renovations to a 30-year-old bus transit hub will improve commutes and lure visitors.

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Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) Norfolk Transit Center, Norfolk, Virginia. ALPOLIC®/PE in SMX Silver Metallic Finish. Photographed by Chris Cunningham Photography.

| June 13, 2016 | ALPOLIC

Whether building architecture or catching a bus, everyone’s happy when things run right on schedu...

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Carlos Arnaiz Architects (CAZA) has designed four different types of stations for Cebu, Philippines' first bus rapid transit system. Image courtesy of CAZA

June 12, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

New York-based CAZA designed the modular bus stops with the city’s extreme weather conditions in...

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Saudi Arabia capital city Riyadh is building a massive public transit system

King Abdullah Financial District Metro Station. Rendering couresy Zaha Hadid Architects. Click here to enlarge.

May 20, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

More than 110 miles of track will connect 85 stations over six lines. The cars can reach speeds u...

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The 53-foot-diameter oculus looms over the grand atrium. Suspended under tension within the conical atrium is the “Sky Reflector-Net,” by James Carpenter Design Associates, Grimshaw Architects, and Arup. The artwork is composed of 112 tensioned cables, 224 high-strength rods, and nearly 10,000 stainless steel components; 952 aluminum panels distribute sunlight down to the lowest levels of the station. Photo: Jon Ortner/Ortner Photography.

May 19, 2016 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Fulton Center, which handles 85% of the riders coming to Lower Manhattan, is like no other statio...

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