Yonge Street Rapidways
Highway 7 to Gamble Road
Public Consultation Centre | June 2, 2010
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agenda
Y2 – PIC: June 2, 2010 – 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Presentation at 7pm
Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
Y2 – PIC: June 3, 2010 – 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Presentation at 7pm
Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Open house includes:
VivaNext – booth & general information
Community Liaison
Professional staff
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province / metrolinx update
Metrolinx’s Board unanimously approved new funding schedule
$790M for rapidway projects to be constructed 2010-2015
$965M for rapidway projects to be constructed 2016-2020
Acquiring the necessary land for all segments
Final approval from Provincial
Treasury Board expected in June
In total, over $3B available for
vivaNext transit projects planned
to 2020
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viva system delivery
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yonge subway update
Work continues on the Yonge
subway to advance
preliminary engineering in
order to better determine costs
The project team anticipate
public information session
late 2010
Funding for this project is
still outstanding
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town of richmond hill
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setting the stage – the big picture
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transit plays a role in bringing vision to life
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refocusing on the public realm
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vivastation design elements
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platform elements
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wayfinding and accessibility
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boulevard: 4-lane road
Sidewalk at typical vivastation intersection
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boulevard treatments
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station intersection
Examples of Viva standards
Tree grate
Intersection lighting
Bicycle rack
Tree planting
Street bench
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mid-block
Treatment examples under development
Boulevard finish
Boulevard planting
Boulevard planting
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what is a rapidway?
Four through lanes with left turn lanes
Dedicated centre lane rapidways
Fully landscaped boulevards and median plantings
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yonge street rapidways
from highway 7 to gamble road
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yonge street: highway 7 to roosevelt drive
Garden Avenue
High Tech Road
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yonge street: westwood lane to oak avenue
Westwood Lane
Bantry Avenue
Oak Avenue
Bantry-Scott Station
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yonge street: carrville to hillcrest mall entrance
Carrville Road
Hillcrest Mall Entrance
16th-Carrville Station
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yonge street: baif boulevard to youngehurst road
Baif Boulevard
Weldrick Road
Weldrick Station
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yonge street: may avenue to hopkins street
May Avenue
Harding Boulevard
Hopkins Street
Major Mackenzie
Station
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yonge street: major mackenzie drive to
Major Mackenzie Drive
heritage area
(vehicles travel in mixed traffic)
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yonge street: levendale road to oxford street
Oxford Street
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yonge street: elgin mills road to bernard avenue
Elgin Mills Road
Canyon Hill Avenue
Bernard Station
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yonge street: naughton drive to brookside road
Brookside Road
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yonge street: nottingham drive to gamble road
Nottingham Drive
Gamble Road
Gamble Station
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building a rapidway
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minimizing construction impacts
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commitment to supporting the local community
Sign-up for e-updates
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next steps
Surveyors in the field – Summer 2010
Environmental assessments – Summer 2010
Council report with findings – 2011
Property Services will meet with affected owners directly
Land acquired for the project – Summer 2011
Construction starts – Spring 2012
Construction ends – Winter 2020
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thank you.
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