The City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation’s LADOT Transit Bureau broke ground today for the construction of the first City-owned bus operations and maintenance facility on Commercial Street in Downtown Los Angeles. The Central Bus Facility will handle the operations, maintenance, fueling and storage for LADOT Transit’s DASH Downtown LA Bus Fleet. In addition, the Central Bus facility continues LADOT Transit’s commitment of sustainability as the facility has attained Gold LEED Status. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is the nation’s most prominent green building certification program used worldwide.