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|ARTIC Construction More Than Halfway Complete|
ANAHEIM, CA - (December 5, 2013) - Commuters driving along Katella Ave. near Honda Center, Angel Stadium of Anaheim and the 57 freeway are witnessing history in action. The elegantly curved steel beams rising up to 120-feet tall represent the future of Orange County transportation. ARTIC – the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center – is more than halfway towards its completion, with its grand opening expected late 2014.
With the number of cars on the road expected to continue rising, commuters are seeking ways to arrive at their destinations quickly and easily. Whether traveling to work or attending a sporting event, concert, convention or theme park, the need for public transportation is increasingly in demand.
The City of Anaheim is currently in the process of securing a property management consultant, which will assist with the planning and implementation of daily operations and maintenance of the facility. In addition, the City is seeking Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for naming rights sponsor consulting services to offset the operations and maintenance costs of the facility. The procurement processes are designed to provide the best quality and value for the future operations of ARTIC. All public documents can be found at www.articinfo.com.
ARTIC will open with services to accommodate 10 modes of transportation, including Amtrak, Metrolink, public and charter bus services, taxi service, carpooling, even service for bicyclists utilizing the adjacent Santa Ana River Trail. ARTIC is designed to accommodate future modes of transportation, and is situated along the LOSSAN corridor (Los Angeles-San Diego), which is the second most traveled rail corridor in the country.
ARTIC is also proudly Buy America compliant requiring all major components to be made in the USA.
We invite you to visit www.articinfo.com for current information, plus photos and videos demonstrating the future of ARTIC.
For more information on the City of Anaheim please visit www.anaheim.net.
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ABOUT ANAHEIM –The City of Anaheim, founded in 1857, is one of the nation’s premier municipalities and is one of California’s most populous cities. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 348,000 residents and more than 2,900 City employees. The municipal corporation’s annual budget is $1.6 billion. Anaheim supports a thriving business community with companies such as: Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc.; L-3 Communications; Pacific Sunwear; and Disneyland Resort. Successful sports franchises call Anaheim home, including: Angels Baseball; Anaheim Ducks; the U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team, and the 2012 Olympic Games Silver Medal winning U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team. Anaheim also boasts world-class meeting and entertainment venues with: The Anaheim Convention Center, LEED-certified and the largest on the west coast; Honda Center; City National Grove of Anaheim; Anaheim GardenWalk; Angel Stadium of Anaheim; and ARTIC (Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center). In addition, Anaheim embraces its vibrant cultural arts community, including the world-renowned Anaheim Ballet. Annually, Anaheim welcomes more than 20 million visitors to the City, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit www.anaheim.net.
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