Owner: Metrolinx/GO Transit
Consultant: Strasman Architects Inc.
Location: East Gwillimbury, Ontario
Delivery Method: Design Build
Value: $ 18.5M
Description: This project involved the design and construction of a 66,000 square foot, $18.54 million dollar bus maintenance and storage facility. The space can store up to 36 buses indoors, and includes outdoor parking for buses and other vehicles. The facility is equipped with an indoor bus fueling facility, bus repair bays, and bus wash system. The employee amenities include washrooms, showers, lockers, a lunchroom with kitchenette, a lounge area, office space, meeting rooms, training facilities, and storage rooms.
This project was required to achieve LEED® Gold target and is currently under review. This facility was designed to use 40% less energy than with standard construction.