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Metrolinx has awarded a $260.5-million contract to York RapidLINK, a construction consortium that will build 9 kilometres of new bus lanes and 10 Viva bus stations along Yonge St. in Richmond Hill and Newmarket.
Get ready Newmarket and Richmond Hill. Work on the rapidways along Yonge Street in your communities is about to get underway. This morning, it was announced that York RapidLINK Constructors had been awarded the $260.5-million contract to design and build the VivaNext bus rapidways on two stretches of Yonge in Newmarket and Richmond Hill.
Addressing the Toronto Region Board of Trade last week, Premier Kathleen Wynne again stressed the need for action on the transportation and transit file and announced her government’s intention to make close to $29 billion available over the next decade.
On the eve of a major announcement on public transit by Premier Kathleen Wynne, the provincial Liberals have released a progress report touting the government’s $100 billion in transit and infrastructure spending since 2003.
The stretch of the Hwy. 7 Viva bus rapidway that opened in Richmond Hill last summer received top honours from the Ontario Public Works Association this week.
Newmarket Hydro president Paul Ferguson responds to a letter to the editor regarding the cost savings of burying hydro lines on Davis Drive in Newmarket.
As more people collect in a city center, more jobs cluster there too, boosting both wages and economic productivity over time. And the key to it all, he believes, may be public transportation.
Who's going to pay the cost of fixing gridlock? That's the issue facing the Greater Toronto-Hamilton Area.
As “global gridlock” looms, technology companies offer solutions.
Now that the tunnelling on the Spadina line is complete, John Musselman takes a look underground at another milestone reached in the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension [TYSSE]. The extension will open in late fall 2016.