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Downtown CENTRO Transportation Center


Project Details

DRI funding allowed for the design and construction of a new CENTRO transfer station on Liberty Street, adjacent to City Hall. The new transfer station provides new services that promote sustainability through mass transit, bike commuting, and pedestrian connectivity with the pedestrian-oriented downtown including:

  • a climate controlled enclosure with a waiting area that includes seating, wall mounted bus route map, and monitor 

  • heated sidewalks immediately surrounding the enclosure

  • benches surrounding the station

  • landscape improvements along North Washington and Liberty Street to create a more attractive streetscape environment

Rendering created by BERGMANN

Project Background

The Central New York Regional Transportation Authority (CENTRO) is the public transportation provider for Onondaga, Oswego, Cayuga, and Oneida counties, which includes the cities of Syracuse, Oswego, Fulton, Auburn, Rome, and Utica. CENTRO’s mission is to be responsive to the transportation needs of the Central New York community by providing services which are safe, convenient, reliable, and environmentally responsible with a goal of maximizing the taxpayers’ return on investment. 

Total Project Cost: $450,000
DRI Award: $400,000
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