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A subway to Richmond Hill, high levels of community involvement and The Hub housing project for youth and seniors were key themes of Mayor Dave Barrow’s annual update speech at the Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce luncheon Friday.
You can expect to see a pedestrian connection between the future Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital and York Region Transit/Viva terminal.
Construction of dedicated bus lanes along one of Vaughan’s busiest east-west roads — which has clogged up traffic for the past two years — is expected to continue until 2020.
My first public transit memory is my first unlimited bus pass. Ever since, I've always cared more about where transit goes than about finding tokens and tickets to pay for it. No matter where I am, I want the unlimited transit option.
The work resumes in the lead up to the opening of the Davis Drive rapidway. Over the next few days, construction crews will continue to pave and fill tree planters between Yonge and Niagara streets
It will be a bit of a balancing act, but northern York Region’s population should grow substantially in the coming decades.
#mydavisdrive hashtag with photo enters you in contest - Take a pic with items purchased at a Davis Drive business and you could win some swag.The Town of Newmarket, Newmarket Chamber of Commerce and vivaNext have teamed up to host the #mydavisdrive selfie contest, which runs Aug. 17 to Sept. 20.
Vehicles automatically say their destinations when the front doors open. Talking buses and forward-facing dashboard cameras, already in use in York Region, and other North American transit systems, were among the measures the TTC said it would test in the wake of the death of Amaria Diljohn, 14, last December.
Carol Coffey is visually impaired and requires the use of a cane to walk. As a 79-year-old cancer survivor, the Mount Albert resident has regular medical appointments at offices located along Davis Drive, between Southlake Regional Health Centre and The Tannery Mall — right in the heart of the ongoing $260-million road reconstruction project.
Gridlock and traffic congestion are always a concern to our community — residents and businesses, alike. I’d like to bring you up to speed on transit projects in Richmond Hill that are certain to help. In June, Metrolinx announced it will move forward with the Yonge North Subway Extension project. Metrolinx’s Yonge Relief Network Study recommended the project be advanced to 15 per cent preliminary design and engineering.