Transit Facilities

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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The ground floors of Oceanwide Center's two towers will be lifted up five stories to create an “urban room” with pedestrian crossings. Image: Foster + Partners

May 17, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

One of Oceanwide Center’s buildings will be the city’s second tallest. 

Photo Credit: Daniel Schwen, Wikimedia Commons

May 05, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

AllTransit analyzes the social benefits of good transit service by analyzing data related to heal...

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Target Field Station, Minneapolis, Minn. Photo: ©Morgan Sheff, courtesy Perkins Eastman

January 29, 2016 | BD+C Staff

BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest transit/TOD sector design and construction firms, as repo...

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Renderings: © Governor Andrew Cuomo

January 18, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Governor Andrew Cuomo presented plans to turn Pennsylvania Station and the neighboring James A. F...

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Invasive probes, including test cuts of existing EIFS cladding, can uncover hidd
January 14, 2016 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the six elements of an EIFS wall assembly; common EIFS fa...

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Grimshaw and Arup unveil proposal for London high-speed train station

The southern entrance of the proposal for Euston Station. Renderings courtesy Arup

September 15, 2015 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Digital Editor

Renderings that have been released show a glazed façade and a new entrance that will create a “li...

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New London Underground plan from NBBJ consists of moving walkway

Renderings courtesy NBBJ (via Dezeen)

September 10, 2015 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

For once, walking can be faster than taking a train.

Snøhetta designs ring-shaped cable car station in Italian Alps

The base station is only four minutes from Snøhetta's city center, and a cable car ride up to the Virgolo Cliff wil last only a minute. Renderings by Sonaar, courtesy Snøhetta

July 30, 2015 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Digital Editor

In Snøhetta’s design, two cylindrical rings embedded into the existing topography, each at differ...

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Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center

Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center

| June 15, 2015 | Viega

The Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) is the Grand Central Station of the...

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BIG releases designs for transport hub in Swedish city

The new transport hub will integrate the city center once separated by tracks. Renderings courtesy BIG

June 09, 2015 | BD+C Staff

“Like a continuous thin sheet, the roof is gently lifted at its four corners, wrapping the city's...

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