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South Transit Center:

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


  • 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

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.

Reception Desk
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Senior Center Floor Plan
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