Reduce pollution and land development impacts from automobile use.
To qualify for this credit, commercial, institutional and/or residential buildings must provide secure bicycle parking within 200 yards of a building entrance.
Commercial/Institutional Buildings: There must be secure bike racks for 5% or more of all building occupants measured at peak use. Furthermore, showering facilities must also be provided.
Residential Buildings: COVERED bike racks/storage facilities must be provided for 15% of the occupants. No showering facilities are required.
One innovation point for "exemplary performance in alternative transportation" is available by creating a complete transportation plan for building users that will affect a verifiable decrease in single occupancy vehicles. Options would include alternative transportation like biking and walking, mass transit options, car pooling and telecommuting options.
LEED points apply to the Sustainable Sites (SS) category and qualify under SS Credit 4.2: Alternative Transportation: Bicycle Changing and Storage Rooms (1-2 points)
Other Potential LEED points apply to the Materials & Resources (MR) category and qualify under MR Credit 4.1/ 4.2 for recycled content.
Dero can GUARANTEE at least 26% recycled content in their standard steel products. For stainless steel products we guarantee at least 67% recycled content.