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LEED BD+C: Core and Shell | v3 - LEED India 2011

Alternative transportation - public transportation access

SSc4.1 | Possible 6 points

Intent

To reduce pollution and land development impacts from automobile use.

Requirements

OPTION 1. Rail Station Proximity

Locate the project within 1/2-mile (800-meter) walking distance (measured from a main building entrance) of an existing or planned and funded commuter rail, light rail or subway station.

OR

OPTION 2. Bus Stop Proximity

Locate the project within 1/4-mile (400-meter) walking distance (measured from a main building entrance) of 1 or more stops for 2 or more public, campus, or private bus lines usable by building occupants.

OR

OPTION 3. Public Transportation Proximity

Locate the project within ¼-mile (400-meter) walking distance (measured from a main building entrance) of 1 or more stops for at least 2 rideshare options for 4 or more passengers. Rideshare options include passenger ferry terminals, vans and human-powered conveyances, such as rickshaws, that are authorized by the local transit authority and that meet the definition of public transportation.

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