Transportation & Parking Facilities
Downtown Los Angeles has $3 billion in new construction projects under development, including The Grand, a mixed-used 1.2-million-sf public-private partnership that Related Cos. is developing, according to a new report from the Downtown Center Business Improvement District. However, JLL's latest Construction Forecast predicts a slow recovery in construction spending nationwide. Image: Related Companies
Predicts second-half improvement toward normalization next year.
All renderings courtesy Virgin Hyperloop
Bjarke Ingels Group has partnered with the company to design the hyperloop portals.
Central Station at its opening in October 1914 and the revitalized hotel in 2020. Photo: VRX Studios
Pictured: Arlington (Va.) Public Schools Heights Building Photo by Jim Tetro, courtesy Gilbane
This 70-page PDF features AEC firm rankings across 51 building sectors, disciplines, and specia...read more
Renderings courtesy BIG
The project is located in West Virginia.
All photos: Virgin Hyperloop
The pod achieves Hyperloop travel at speeds over 1000km/hour.
Semans-Griswold Environmental Hall, designed by Ayers Saint Gross, is home to Washington College’s Center for Environment and Society and commands a picturesque site on the Chester River. The river is a living laboratory that provides students with an immersive experience in support of the building’s programs in environmental science and sustainability. Photo courtesy Ayers Saint Gross
The 2020 Giants 400 Report features more than 130 rankings across 25 building sectors and speci...read more
The 1.5-acre Roosevelt Plaza Park in Camden, N.J., replaced a parking garage, office buildings, and ground-floor retail. Image: Cooper's Ferry Partnership
Fifteen examples of how parks and green spaces emerged from parking lots, garages, and underpas...read more
The project is being built beneath an upcoming addition to the clinic.
Two recent reports (October 2019) explore whether car-free downtowns really work, based on experi...read more
No humans necessary. A transfer platform slides under the car's wheelbase and positions the vehicle to be parked automatically in a basement of 500 Walnut. Image: Westfalia Technologies
This is the first “palletless” system that Westfalia Technologies has installed.
Eight firms in total revealed concepts for the first fully considered and technically feasible Sk...read more
Courtesy Raleigh Union Station.
Clearscapes and STV designed the adaptive reuse project.
Workers installed six emergency hatches and four large doors to access underground control systems from The BILCO Company along a 8.5 mile rail line currently under construction in Los Angeles.
Besides subway riders, the exit hatches also support construction workers who are working on the...read more
The façade required the creation of new algorithms by Newtecnic.
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.
In Los Angeles, the entertainment district L.A. Live is expected to benefit from the proposed exp...read more
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
But land constraints around the terminals are pushing asset prices and rents to new highs.
Rendering courtesy of Foster + Partners
The project will create key infrastructure for the future development of the city and provide it...read more
Courtesy of IBI Group
The route will connect with Toronto public transit.
If safety is the number one priority for train stations, then accessibility comes in at a close s...read more
In 2014, Americans spent an average of 42 hours per year sitting in traffic jams.
Chicago's Union Station. Photo: Jazz Guy/Creative Commons.
The third-busiest station in the country needs more space.
Renderings and video courtesy Broadway Malyan. Click here to enlarge.
The $100 million “Crown of Miami” will provide visitors panoramic views, and it will glow at nigh...read more
Dero's Bike Depot. Click here to enlarge.
The units accommodate short-term and long-term storage at transit stations, university campuses,...read more
Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) Norfolk Transit Center, Norfolk, Virginia. ALPOLIC®/PE in SMX Silver Metallic Finish. Photographed by Chris Cunningham Photography.
Whether building architecture or catching a bus, everyone’s happy when things run right on schedu...read more
A 1,200-car parking garage planned for Fairfield, Calif. Rendering courtesy Dreyfuss + Blackford Architecture. Click here to enlarge.
Artwork and patterns will be displayed on the structure’s 600-foot wide façade.
West Hollywood Parking Garage. Photo courtesy LPA Inc. Click here to enlarge.
Using robots to store and fetch parked cars will save on carbon dioxide emissions.
Perforated panels and purple photovoltaic assemblies distinguish the building from the surrounding urban concrete during the day. LED “stripes” and a glowing lantern make the facility pop at night. Photo: Chang Kim Photography. Click here to enlarge.
The Building Team for the MTA Division 13 Bus Operations and Maintenance Facility fit 12 acres’ w...read more
The interior of the Oculus structure of the World Trade Venter Transportation Hub is pictured during a media tour of the site in Manhattan, New York City, March 1, 2016. Reuters/ Mike Segar
Designed to look like a dove being released from a child's hands, the Oculus structure, the hub's...read more
Target Field Station, Minneapolis, Minn. Photo: ©Morgan Sheff, courtesy Perkins Eastman
BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest transit/TOD sector design and construction firms, as repo...read more