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New Park and Ride Opens in North Augusta to Encourage Carpooling

Posted by admin on December 4, 2014
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As we move into the future, more and more industries are doing what they can to address issues such as air pollution and carbon emissions. This year Aiken County stepped up to join the cause.

Located off Exit 5 between 1-20 west and Austin Graybill Road, is North Augusta’s brand new Park and Ride, a 1.6 million dollar facility constructed to reduce traffic and air pollution in the CSRA. This federally funded project is expected to encourage carpooling by providing a central meeting place to commute to work.

Aiken County hopes the new Park and Ride will reduce their impact of fuel emissions on the environment. In addition, the 220-space Park & Ride will be a great asset for employees moving across state lines for work as it will help save on fuel costs.

It took nearly 10 years for the Park and Ride to open, but the payoff will be monumental for the city. Through the voluntary action of ridesharing, the Park and Ride gives residents further opportunity to reduce mobile source emissions and improve air quality. The Park and Ride does much more than reduce air pollution. Included in the project is a rain garden which contains storm water runoff, which benefits water quality. And soon to be added is LED lighting which will save energy as well as reduce maintenance costs.

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The Park and Ride is convenient to Prudential Beazley Real Estate’s neighborhood, Bergen Place West. Bergen Place West is located in a prime location near all three major metropolitan areas: Augusta, Aiken, and North Augusta as well as medical facilities, universities, and Fort Gordon. Despite this central location, Bergen Place West retains a quiet, family-friendly atmosphere.

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Neighborhood amenities at Bergen Place West include designated park areas, natural gas, protective covenants, sidewalks, streetlights, and underground utilities.

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And now that Phase II has arrived, great prices are available for new lots. Home buyers have the option to select the perfect lot to build their dream home or purchase a move in ready new home that is just right for them. Exquisite four and five bedroom brick homes are available featuring elegant fireplaces, gourmet kitchens, ceramic tile flooring, automatic front and back sprinkler systems, sod in the front yard, and hardwood floors. In addition, a wide variety of floor plans are attainable at Bergen Place West that boast the superior quality and design of Augusta’s finest home builders

Discover the top 10 reasons to move to Bergen Place West here.

For more information about Bergen Place West and other great neighborhoods, contact Prudential Beazley Real Estate at 706-863-1775.

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