To avoid development on inappropriate sites. To reduce vehicles miles traveled (vehicles kilometers traveled). To enhance livability and improve human health by encouraging daily physical activity.
Locate the project in within the boundary of a development certified under LEED for Neighborhood Development (Stage 2 or Stage 3 under the Pilot or 2009 rating systems, Certified Plan or Certified Project under the LEED v4 rating system).
Projects attempting this credit are not eligible to earn points under other Location and Transportation credits.
Points are awarded according to the following table.
Table 1. Points for LEED-ND location
|Certification level||Points BD&C||
Points BD&C (Core and Shell)
Points BD&C (Schools)
|Points BD&C (Healthcare)||Points