Cumming is providing sustainability program management services for LA Metro’s capital program projects and bus and rail operations. Cumming works side-by-side with Metro’s environmental compliance and sustainability teams to support environmental and sustainability policy development, energy conservation, renewable energy management, climate change and GHG emissions management, and sustainable construction support. Cumming is also overseeing the development of Metro’s 2030 Strategic Sustainability Plan, which encompasses sustainability indicators for energy, water, emissions and pollution control; material and construction operations optimization; climate adaptation and resiliency; social equity and inclusion;, and economic and workforce development. The plan includes 10- and 20-year goals for Metro’s capital construction program, as well as its 20 bus and rail operation divisions.
Additionally, Cumming is providing commissioning-based assessments of BMS/controls in 20 locations, each of which has multiple buildings. Sites include Metro’s main headquarters building and LA’s Union Station. Cumming has also assessed prior commissioning efforts and developed an integrated, enterprise-level Commissioning Specifications and Commissioning Standards & Guidelines handbook.