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December 21, 2015

Davis Drive year in review

December 21, 2015 Davis Drive year in review Rapid transit is now a reality on Davis Drive! Viva yellow is now running along the rapidway, picking up and dropping off passengers at Longford, Main and Southlake, before continuing in mixed traffic to make stops at Huron Heights, Leslie and the Highway 404 park and ride [...]
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December 4, 2015

upcoming work on Davis Drive

December 4, 2015 Hello, The Davis Drive rapidway is now open and Viva is in service. However, there is still work remaining on sidewalks, and tree planting to be done in spring of 2016. This work will include lane closures in various areas along Davis this weekend, and again in spring of 2016. Please read [...]
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November 30, 2015

now open! welcome to your new vivastation.

November 30, 2015 We are growing, right along with you, as we introduce rapid transit along the Davis Drive corridor from Newmarket GO bus terminal to Highway 404. Riders can now board Viva Yellow in the centre lane rapidway. Vivastations are directly accessible from crosswalks at signaled intersections. Pedestrian signals come with an audible tone [...]
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November 20, 2015

coming soon to a centre lane near you. be ready.

November 20, 2015 When it comes to the future of transit in York Region, you don’t have to look far. This winter, the evolution of transit continues with the introduction of Viva Yellow service and the opening of the rapidway along Davis Drive from Yonge Street to Roxborough Road, with service continuing to Highway 404. [...]
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November 13, 2015

crosswalks, shelters and weekend work on Davis Drive

November 13, 2015 Please see below for details of upcoming activities on the corridor. crosswalk and line painting Crews will continue painting traffic lines and installing crosswalks at intersections along Davis. Crews will be active from Yonge Street to Huron Heights Drive. Temporary lane closures around signalized intersections will be required to complete the work. [...]
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November 6, 2015

shelter installation and weekend work on Davis Drive

November 6, 2015 The transformation of Davis Drive continues as we approach the end of the year. Please read on for details of upcoming activities on the corridor. YRT shelter installation YRT crews will be working at the roadside along Davis from Yonge Street to Huron Heights Drive/Alexander Road installing new YRT shelters at their [...]
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October 30, 2015

rapidway training begins November 2

October 30, 2015 Please read on for details of upcoming activity on Davis Drive for the month of November. rapidway training As we get closer to opening the rapidway on Davis Drive, bus drivers, winter maintenance crews, and emergency response personnel will begin training on the rapidway. Expect to see Viva buses, snow plows, ambulances [...]
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October 29, 2015

new traffic lights at Southlake vivastation

October 29, 2015 As part of the transformation of Davis Drive, a new set of traffic lights has been installed at the Davis entrance to Southlake Regional Health Centre. This new signalized intersection will service the Southlake vivastation, as well as enhance access to the hospital and provide an option for pedestrians needing to cross [...]
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October 28, 2015

construction update for Davis Drive

October 28, 2015 Now that paving is complete, crews will be turning their attention to the finishing touches at intersections along the Davis Drive corridor. Please read on for details of upcoming work. asphalt stamping at crosswalks Asphalt stamping refers to road markings that clearly show where pedestrians are to cross the street at signalized [...]
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October 23, 2015

paving update and GO Transit signal installation on Davis

October 23, 2015 Please read on for details about work activities on Davis Drive over the weekend and early next week. red asphalt paving update Weather conditions will not be suitable for tomorrow’s planned paving activities. At this time, we are tentatively scheduled to resume the paving program on Monday, October 26. GO Transit signal [...]
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