This project included the design and construction of a 206,000 square foot, $47 million dollar bus maintenance and storage facility. The space can store up to 104 buses; 56 buses indoor, and includes outdoor parking for buses and other vehicles. The facility’s Bus repair shop includes indoor fueling services bays, fully automated bus wash systems, inspection pit bays with pit jacks, body repair, other service bay with in ground hoist and overhead gantry crane and associated equipment. The employee amenities include washrooms, showers, lockers, a lunchroom with kitchenette, a lounge, office space, meeting rooms and training areas, and storage rooms.
This facility also included the construction of an energy centre to power the facility and provide emergency power if needed. This project has attained LEED Silver Certification and is GO Transit’s first ever green project. This facility was designed to use 40% less energy than with standard construction.