PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS ■ Strategic Santa Monica hub location ■ Design focus on employee wellness and safety ■ 360,000 SF (site area) ■ 70,000 SF (buildings)
Just as LA Metro’s emergence in Santa Monica has been groundbreaking in that it catapulted public transportation westward, the state-of-the-art Division 14 Operations Facility is also setting a new standard for transit facilities in general. Designed to exceed Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s sustainability, wellness and innovation goals, the facility enhances the operations and maintenance for the Expo light rail line, promotes employee wellness and integrates seamlessly into the surrounding community. The project is beautiful and functional, but also healthy and safe for employees. LA Metro’s development team worked seamlessly with contractor Kiewit Building Group and architect RNL Design to achieve a result that is sure to inspire transportation operations facilities in development nationwide.
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