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TRA-3 CYCLIST FACILITIES

Erratum

Green Star SA – Office V1.1 Technical Manual: TRA-03, Page 2

Erratum Number

TRA3-E-OB1-1897

Guidance

2017-05-25

 

In Documentation Requirements, Tender drawing(s) & As built drawing(s), second bullet of each:

Add “adequately sized” to read:

“The number and location of shower and adequately sized locker facilities”

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Erratum

Green Star SA – Office V1.1 Technical Manual: TRA-03, Page 3

Text missing from Additional Guidance

Erratum Number

TRA3-E-OB1-1896

Guidance

2017-05-02-25

 

In Additional Guidance, Showers and changing facilities, third paragraph:

Add “80” to read:

 

“Secure lockers must be adequately sized to accommodate normal office clothing, i.e. should not be significantly smaller than 80cm tall by 25cm wide (for box lockers) or 180cm tall by 40cm wide (for ‘L-shaped’ double lockers).”

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Credit Interpretation Request

Cap the total number of cyclist facilities

Credit Interpretation Request Number

TRA03-C-OFF1-1751

Guidance

2017-02-28

For projects with a UA greater than 50,000m2, project teams are able to cap the total number of cyclist facilities, as per the below:

· One point is awarded where the following are provided:

- Secure bicycle storage for 100 of building staff (capped);

- Accessible showers (based on one per 10 bicycle spaces provided or part thereof);

- Changing facilities adjacent to showers; and

- One secure locker per bicycle space in the changing facilities.

· Two points are awarded where the following are provided:

- Secure bicycle storage for 200 of building staff (capped);

- Accessible showers (based on one per 10 bicycle spaces provided or part thereof);

- Changing facilities adjacent to showers; and

- One secure locker per bicycle space in the changing facilities.

· An additional point is awarded where:

- The requirements for either one or two points have been met; and

- Visitor bicycle parking is provided and meets the following criteria:

- 67 spaces (capped); and

- Provided in an accessible location, signposted and close to, or adjacent to, a major public entrance to the building.

No Innovation points are available for exceeding these benchmarks under INN-02.

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Erratum

Tra-3 Cyclist Facilities, Extract(s) from the specification(s)

Erratum Number

TRA03-E-OB1 -1599

Guidance

2016-10-13

Under Extract(s) from the specification(s, replace ‘That storage/parking spaces must comply with SABS, municipal or other relevant design standards and with Documentation Requirements for this credit; and’ with the following ‘That storage/parking spaces must comply with Documentation Requirements for this credit; and’

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Technical Clarification

Alternative locker sizes

Technical Clarification Number
TRA3-T-OB1-769

Guidance
2014-02-27

The project team’s proposal for making use of cyclist lockers with alternative dimensions (640mm h x 435mm w x 285mm d) is approved given that the lockers in question are of adequate size to accommodate typical work clothing on a hanger.

 

Credit Interpretation Request

Bicycle Visitor Bays

Credit Interpretation Request Number
TRA3-T-OB1-767

Ruling
2014-02-17


The GBCSA does note that although the lower ground level entrance may not be considered to be a major entrance to the building as per the GSSA Office v1 Technical Manual documentation requirements, the information provided by the project team indicates that this entrance will be used by building occupants parking on lower ground level and visitors that will arrive on bicycles have a choice of using either this entrance or the main building entrance which is located approximately 50 meters away from the visitors’ bicycles parking.

 

Erratum

Cycle paths/markings within Project Site

Erratum Number
TRA3-E-OB1-0456

Guidance
2012-06-13

On page 176, under Additional guidance, under Access routes, after the first sentence, please insert the following:
(This includes clear markings of cyclist routes/paths from the development entrance/exit to the bicycle storage areas).

 

Erratum

Green Star SA - Office v1 Technical Manual: Page 174 - 176
(REPLACES errata TRA3-T-OB1-0202)

Erratum Number
TRA3-E-OB1-0339

Guidance
2012-01-16

The errata TRA3-E-OB1-202 is to be withdrawn and replaced with the following amendments:

Documentation Requirements, Short Report: 4th bullet point, last sub point, should read "Demonstrate that the visitor spaces are provided with good natural surveillance."

Additional Guidance, Visitor bicycle parking, add to the end "Visitor spaces must be signposted and provided with good natural surveillance."

It is not a requirement that visitor parking spaces are weather protected.

 

Technical Clarification

Non-Office areas

Technical Clarification Number
TRA3-T-OB1-0050

Guidance
2009-10-16

A portion of a building that is not Office usage may be excluded from the calculations for cyclist facilities if it can be demonstrated in the submission that these cyclist facilities are only accessible to the office occupants. If the cyclist facilities are accessible to everyone, the facilities must be sized for all users, and projects must justify the amount provided to meet the needs of the non-Office components.

 

 

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