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LEED BD+C: Healthcare | v3 - LEED 2009

Alternative transportation - bicycle storage and changing rooms

SSc4.2 | Possible 1 point


To reduce pollution and land development impacts from automobile use.


Case 1: Commercial or institutional projects

Provide secure bicycle racks and/or storage within 200 yards (200 meters) of a building entrance for 5% or more of all Full Time Equivalent (FTE) staff (measured at peak periods)

Provide showers and changing facilities in the building, or within 200 yards (200 meters) of a primary staff building entrance, for 0.5% of FTE staff (measured at peak periods).

Case 2: Residential projects

For residential buildings, provide covered storage facilities for securing bicycles for 15% or more of building occupants, in lieu of changing/shower facilities.

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Achievement of this credit can be documented via a LEED ND v2009 submittal. For more information check out this article.

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