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South Transit Center:

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South Transit Center
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The South Transit Center is a transportation hub located at the south terminus of the Mason Corridor, a 5.5 mile multi-modal transportation corridor running north-south along the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad through the heart of Fort Collins. Improvements will include a new 4,200 sq. ft. building, 10 bus bays for Bus Rapid Transit and Transfort fixed-route buses, covered passenger waiting areas, a 170-space park-and-ride facility, as well as bike and pedestrian trail connections.

  • Begin project September 2012
  • Estimated completion September 2013
  • $5,923,000 Project

Highlights:

  • Housed on a 4.2 acre parcel, west of College Avenue and south of Harmony Road.
  • Existing bike trail connects to facility.
  • 1200 sq. ft. entry vestibule and lobby that contain public restrooms, a ticketing and customer service counter, passenger waiting areas and a small coffee shop.
  • Sustainable Design features incorporated into the project include:
    • In-floor radiant heat throughout the facility, using a high-efficiency boiler.
    • Evaporative cooling.
    • Permeable concrete pavers used for hardscape on the passenger loading platforms to reduce stormwater runoff and improve water quality.
    • Water conservation optimized by use of dual-flush toilets and low-flow faucets, urinals and shower heads.
    • Energy conservation maximized by highly efficient mechanical equipment specifications, performance and controls, and highly efficient lighting fixtures with automatic daylight and occupancy sensor controls.
    • Extensive daylighting and views to the outdoors throughout the facility.
    • Enhanced indoor air quality through the use of low-VOC materials, furnishings and casework, high-efficiency filters and carbon dioxide occupancy sensors.
    • Bicycle racks in excess of local requirements provided with the majority of the spaces being provided with cover.
    • Maximized use of recycled materials.

Senior Center Addition and Remodel

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Senior Center
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Lobby Area
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  • Began Master Planning - April 2013
  • Start Construction - October 2013
  • Estimated Completion of Construction - June 2014
  • Project Budget - $6.8 million

Design and construction for the Senior Center Expansion project is to be approximately 18,000 SF of new space which is to include the following items:

  • New administration offices of approximately 5,000 SF
  • One Cardio/Weight Room of 3,200 SF
  • Two Fitness/Dance Rooms of 1,300 SF Ea., for 2,600 SF Total
  • A Wellness Center of approximately 1,000 SF
  • Three Multi-Purpose Rooms with divider & storage, 4,000 +/- SF Total with access to exterior patios.
  • One Social Internet Cafe Area approximately 1,000 SF
  • Storage Areas totaling 1,500 SF
  • Restrooms, janitor's space and other amenities as required of approximately 1,400 SF
  • Mechanical Rooms as necessary to support the expansion
  • Additional parking spaces of approximately 160 stalls

The renovation work will consist of upgrading the existing lobby and reception areas and then upgrades the existing mechanical and electrical equipment.

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Reception Desk
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Senior Center Floor Plan
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