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Excellence in Highway Design
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Category 7 - Intermodal Transportation Facilities

Award of Excellence

Photo: Old Town Transit Center of San Diego, California

Photo: Old Town Transit Center of San Diego, California


Oceanside to San Diego "Coaster" Service
Encinitas Commuter Rail and Transit Center

Old Town Transit Center of San Diego, California


Designers:Old Town: DeLew Cather Encinitas: Pountney & Associate
Contractors:Old Town: Kvaas Construction Co., Inc.Encinitas: T.B. Pennick & Sons

AMTRAK's "Coaster" commuter rail service links these two outstanding examples of multi-modal Transportation centers. The ENCINITAS COMMUTER RAIL AND TRANSIT STATION includes vehicle park and ride, dedicated motorcycle parking, bicycle lockers, shuttle, bus, and pedestrian facilities, all of which include connection and transfer information systems. San Diego's OLD TOWN TRANSIT CENTER connects the San Diego Trolley to bus, AMTRAK, pedestrian, bicycle, taxi, and automobile modes.

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