Amtrak, Bakersfield Station

As a major transit hub for the south end of the San Joaquin Valley in California, this station provides train, bus, and truck connections between the northern and southern parts of the state

Project Details


Project Summary

Rather than the subdued style of other transit stations, the City of Bakersfield wanted to greet their passengers with an upbeat civic welcome. Rossetti Associates and Ordiz-Melby Architects, Inc. introduced amenities such as a performance amphitheater, water fountain, message kiosks, food service, canopies, and extensively landscaped surroundings that include a small park and chidren’s playground.

Other amenities include:
– 80,000 square feet
– 15 Bus Positions
– 3 Overnight Servicing Facilities
– 8.3 Acre Site
– 3 Train Platforms
– Administrative Office
– 220 Car Parking Lot

Architect of Record:
Rossetti Associates

Local Architect:
Ordiz-Melby Architects, Inc.

RA Manager in Charge:
Bob Lyons

OMA Principal in Charge:
William J. Melby

OMA Project Architect:
Wesley Sutliff

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