Gallery: ARTIC: 21st Century High Speed Rail Station For Orange County

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Southern California will soon be getting a much needed infrastructure update in the form of Orange County’s recently unveiled Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC). Designed by HOK Los Angeles and Parsons Brinkerhoff, the transit center will serve as a hub for commuter trains and two new high speed rail lines that will help commuters, fans, residents and tourists move seamlessly between transit services in Southern California and beyond. In addition to offering increased accessibility to green transportation, the station will be shooting to achieve LEED Platinum certification, the highest possible certification with the USGBC.

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  1. dianejwright July 22, 2009 at 11:24 am

    I wish there was a bit of detail about the choice to build a shadeless, greenhouse-like structure in one of the sunniest spots on earth. Any info?

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