Greensboro Transit Authority

Transit Operations and Administration Headquarters

Completion: 2011

 

LEED Gold Certified

 

Greensboro Transit Authority’s (GTA) Transit Operations and Administration Headquarters, was built in
conjunction with their new bus maintenance facility.  The Operations and Administration Headquarters houses the variety of functions necessary to run a large, urban transit system including:

Transit Operations
•    Office space for:  general manager, finance, human resources, etc.
•    Training room with adjacent training staff offices
•    Office space for paratransit and fixed route directors
•    Dispatch areas for paratransit and fixed route dispatchers
•    Paratransit drivers facilities:  driver’s room and lockers
•    Fixed route drivers facilities:  driver’s rooms and lockers
•    Break areas
•    Call center
Transit Administration
•    Office space for:  transit director, planners, etc.
•    Paratransit assessment
•    Exercise room
•    Break facilities which double as training rooms
Public Spaces
•    Main lobby with trip planning, ticket purchasing and reception
•    GTA Board room

GTA received LEED Gold Certification, and the new facility reduced its carbon footprint by utilizing natural
daylight, automated lighting controls, enhanced energy efficiencies and thermal envelope, highly recyclable and rapidly renewable resources, and local materials encompassed with a 40-year building commitment to the
facility.  This facility was a collaboration of Moser Mayer Phoenix, Wendel Companies, and Wilbur Smith
Associates.