Brookhaven Rail Terminal Tour

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The USGBC-LI's Sustainable Transportation Committee has organized this Brookhaven Rail Terminal Tour on Wednesday May 13th @ 3pm. (ID Credits)

The USGBC-LI Sustainable Transportation Committee invites you to learn how freight gets to Long Island,  tour the Brookhaven Rail Terminal, and learn more about the how LEED Transportation credits that can raise your LEED certification from Silver to Gold. 

WHEN: May 13, 20153-4:30pm

WHERE: Brookhaven Rail Terminal, 205 Sills Road, Yaphank, NY  11980   

Refreshments will be provided. Please arrive by 2:45pm for sign-in. 

 

Brookhaven Rail Terminal (BRT) is Long Island’s first multi-modal rail freight facility providing rail-based shipping and logistic services to one of the largest consumer markets in the US, transporting goods on and off Long Island by rail.   BRT translates into competitive transportation costs for businesses, increased access to world markets through national rail connections and a competitive, sustainable transportation alternative to long haul trucking.

Directions:  LIE East to Exit 66 – to CR 101 South (Sills Road).  Entrance to Brookhaven Rail Terminal is just south of the LIE to the left  of CR 101. 

Agenda: 

  • Overview of National Rail Freight System and Brookhaven Rail Terminal 
  •  Overview of LEED Version 4 Transportation Credits – “Getting from Silver to Gold with Transportation”
  • Tour of Brookhaven Rail Terminal 

 

May 13th, 2015 3:00 PM   through   4:30 PM
205 Sills Rd
Yaphank, NY 11980
United States

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