Transit Projects
Craig A. Woods, RA
LEED    Accredited Professional
METROLINK Vincent Grade – Acton Station Expansion, Southern
California Regional Railway Authority,
HDR Project Manager for the design and expansion of the existing
commuter station including enhanced concrete treatment of platform,
ADA accessibility, surface parking and coordination of Civil and
building design team.  Design included planning for future expansion.
Metropolitan Transit Development Board, Conversion to Training and Vehicle Maintenance
, San Diego, California.
Project architect for the remodeling of a one-story, 8,100-square-foot, tilt-up concrete warehouse
and office building located adjacent to client's existing bus maintenance facility, which included
2,800 square feet of classrooms, offices, and ADA-compliant restrooms, a parts and storage room
with storage racks and secured access, two service bays, and a tire bay. The conversion required
demolition of existing interior partitions, mechanical systems and glazing. Additionally, the
program included enlarging one existing roll-up door opening, cutting a new roll-up door in an
existing tilt-up panel, and removal of two structural columns to create larger service bays.
Sustainable design features included: furring and insulation of perimeter walls in the offices and
training rooms; ceiling insulation in the service bays; water-conserving fixtures; and skylights to
provide natural daylighting in work areas. Designed new storefronts, removal of a loading dock, a
new roofing system, and renovated exterior finishes.
Office Tenant Improvement, San Diego Metropolitan
Transit Development Board, 1501 National Avenue, San
Diego, California. Project architect for an office tenant
improvement and ADA accessibility for a temporary office
trailer. The scope consisted of a second floor, 3,000
square foot interior remodel in a 2-story brick office
building constructed around 1940. Demolition included
removal of existing partitions and finishes. Improvements
included construction of 9 offices, remodeling of toilet
rooms to meet ADA requirements, new break room, new
suspended ceiling and lighting, addition of 3 modular
workstations, electric wiring upgrades, new HVAC units
and upgraded finishes. A temporary trailer was moved
on-site and ADA parking and ramp accessibility to the
trailer was designed.
from one district to the next.