March 26, 2007
The third of these open houses, scheduled for March 1st and cancelled due to weather, has been rescheduled for March 28th at the Heintzman House in the Town of
Viva Phase 2 involves the construction of approximately 67 kilometres of dedicated transit-only lanes called “Rapidways”. These Rapidways will be located in the centre of the road and are reserved for public transit allowing Viva vehicles to cut through congested traffic and significantly reduce travel times for riders.
The Viva Phase 2 open houses are open to members of the public and will focus on the planning and construction of the first segment of Viva Phase 2 – Yonge Street from
With federal and provincial funding now secured, construction of the first segment could begin by Spring 2008.
OPEN HOUSE #3
Date: Wednesday, March 28th
Location: Heintzman House,
Nearest vivastation: Royal Orchard (800-metre walk)
YRT routes: #3
Please note: Open house will begin at 7 p.m. A formal presentation will begin at 8 p.m. and the evening will conclude at approximately 9 p.m.
For more information on the upcoming open houses, members of the public can visit the Viva website at www.vivayork.com or call the Viva Phase 2 Community Liaison at (416) 989-6186.
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