Yonge Street, Richmond Hill
In Richmond Hill, the Yonge Street rapidway will extend north from the Richmond Hill/Langstaff Urban Growth Centre at Highway 7 to 19th Avenue. They will make it easy for people to get to and from this strategically located centre, which will become a major transit hub and the terminus for the planned Yonge Subway extension. It will provide connections to viva, GO Transit, YRT and other transit systems.
The plans for this area just north and south of Highway 407 ETR will bring a wide range of new development, including high quality urban design, signature architecture and attractive public spaces. The rapidway will connect people from the rest of the GTA to this busy and vibrant area, for its prestige business and professional offices, high-density residential units, great shopping and entertainment.
The projected completion date for the Yonge Street rapidway in Richmond Hill is 2017.