The Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) is envisioned to be one of the busiest and most future-oriented intermodal transit centers in California. It has the potential to catapult the City of Anaheim and Orange County into the spotlight as globally-recognized leaders in transportation systems. ARTIC, an iconic gateway to Orange County and its major tourism destinations and sporting/entertainment venues, combines the heritage of 19th century grand train stations with the size, scale and complexity of today’s modern airport terminals.
The $125 million, 16-acre facility co-locates rail, shuttle and bus transportation and will serve as the Orange County terminal for the proposed California-Nevada Maglev, providing passengers with an alternative route to Las Vegas, Nevada and the future California High-Speed Rail, offering a new commuter service to Northern California.
Faithful+Gould was retained by the City of Anaheim to establish the project budget and provide budget control, cost estimates, value engineering and life cycle cost analysis services. ARTIC project elements encompass a railroad bridge, baggage tunnel and pedestrian tunnel, two-sided rail station platform, pedestrian concourse bridge, bus terminal and parking for 1,082 vehicles as well as infrastructure improvements to local utilities and roadways. ARTIC also features restaurants, retail shops and event space, creating a local destination for meetings and conferences.
ARTIC is designed to earn LEED® Platinum certification with materials used in construction and indoor environmental quality. The 67,000 square foot, three-story terminal building is a striking steel-framed tubular structure with ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE) glass and metal cladding. It is designed to take advantage of sunshine and warm climate conditions while upholding strict environmental requirements.