START Bus Operations & Storage Facility
The Southern Teton Area Rapid Transit (START) Bus Operations and Storage Facility is an investment in the future of Jackson, Wyoming. This new facility will serve the public transportation needs of the residents and visitors of Teton County.
Providing sustainable transportation needs
The Big Picture
The growing Jackson, Wyoming community enlisted GE Johnson to construct a new facility for their START Bus operation. Having outgrown their old building, they chose to engage in a multi-phase campaign to sustain and broaden their public transportation system. The first phase involves a bus storage area, wash bay, administrative offices and an interior circulation area. The project was designed and constructed to meet LEED Silver (certification was not pursued) and includes the following sustainable strategies:
Ingenuity in Action
Building Information Modeling (BIM) was used for clash detection of the MEP systems. This process identified more than 25 clashes and saved a great deal of time and money by allowing the issues to be addressed in the preconstruction phase.