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Most routes will not run if a bus drivers' and mechanics' strike takes place. Some service will continue: • AccessRide transportation for people with medical appointments, 6 a.m.-6 p.m.

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Bus Service Deadline Arrives 
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Friday marks the Department of Education's deadline for parents to register their children for yellow bus service for the next school year. Parents must register their children even if their kids already take the buses and parents whose kids will not being taking the bus must also fill out a form.

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Viva is a bus rapid transit network in York Region, Ontario, Canada, with connections to northern Toronto.

It is the brand name for the York Region Rapid bus sevice Transit Plan, and was greyhound bus service funded through a P3 (Public-Private Partnership) consortium called the York Region Rapid Transit Corporation. York Region has control over all bus service fares and service planning. Viva service is integrated with York Region bus services Transit's conventional transit service and operated as one grayhound bus service regional transit system (1system) that enables customers to travel across the Region.

Viva began operations boston bus service days hotel soldiers field road on September 4, 2005 at 9 am EST, and officially opened on September 6, interstate bus service 2005. The second phase was opened on October 16, 2005, the third phase trailways bus service was opened on November 20, 2005, and the first part of american bus sales and service the fourth phase was opened on January 2, 2006 (the Cornell extension is the second part of Phase 4).

Five routes bus service from san francisco to sonoma are currently in operation:

  • Viva Blue: Finch TTC Station — Newmarket Terminal (along Yonge Street).
  • Viva Purple: York bus service to laguardia airport University — Markville Mall at McCowan Road.
  • Viva Orange: Downsview TTC Station public transportation bus service muskegon michigan route — Martin Grove/Highway 7.
  • Viva Green: Don Mills TTC singapore bus service Station — Unionville GO Station off-peak, McCowan Road at peak times.
  • Viva Pink: Finch TTC Station — Unionville GO Station.

Contents

  • 1 Overview
  • 2 Routes
  • 3 Major business com bus cleaning services locations and terminals
  • 4 Fares
  • 5 Ticket greyhound bus services machines
  • 6 Vehicles
  • 7 Future extensions
  • 8 Phases
  • 9 Staff
    • 9.1 Uniforms
  • 10 Special bus limousine party service bus service form somervill to norwalk ct Constables
  • 11 References
  • 12 See also
  • 13 External bus service boston to new york links

Overview

A Viva bus service from ohare airport to oak lawn holiday inn RTV on the Orange Line approaching the ilfracombe bus services eastbound platform of Weston Road.
Viva's branding, bus livery, and stop signage are very distinct compared to the regular bus system.

Viva is nashville bus sales and service the first phase of York Region's three-phase rapid transit plan to reduce congestion on local public transportation bus service muskegon michigan roads.

The service is using high-end Belgian-built Van Hool buses referred to bus service from denver airport to wheatridge as "rapid transit vehicles" bus services from bilbao to pamplona (RTVs), which make use of existing or specially-lengthened right-turn lanes to move through an intersection ahead of traffic. They are given priority at traffic signals. bus services from new york city to ithaca Viva buses run 18 hours a day, 7 days a week, from coach bus service general mitchell field chicago ohare 5:30 am to midnight on weekdays, 6:30 am to boston bus new service to midnight on Saturdays and 8:00 am to midnight on Sundays. boston bus new service york During peak hours (6:30 am - 9:00 am and 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm), buses arrive every three bus limousine new service york to ten minutes depending on the route and less than 15 minutes for off bus service from boston to new york peak hours. Free Wi-Fi bus service new york to boston is currently available on a limited number of vehicles and will be available on the entire bus service to ohare airport fleet by the end of 2006.

During Viva's next phase, community bus service of new york the service is to incorporate dedicated "transitways" at the centre of the street, separated from regular traffic. A yonkers bus service to atlantic city later phase may incorporate some form of light railway, or an extension of the Toronto's subway lines, boston bus service new york but the plan will need to be re-evaluated at bus service + philadelphia + hunterdon county this point to determine whether such service is indeed warranted.

Viva is operated by 4286847 Canada Incorporated (known bus service from new york to boston in promotional material as the "York Region Rapid Transit bus service from storrs Corporation") on behalf of York Region. The system is operated by Connex, kauai bus service hawaii a division of Veolia Environment.

Stops along the routes are referred to as "Vivastations", and incorporate limousine bus service a ticket vending machine and a ticket validator (fares are on a proof-of-payment basis to speed up boarding mumbai pune bus service times), as well as a real-time alpharetta public bus service "smart" display that notify passengers when the next bales bus service in humboldt, il vehicle is expected to arrive. Most Vivastations are blue, but several stops on Yonge Street have a unique bronze design referred boston to bourne bus service to as "vivavintage" in order to better suit the bus dc service washington historic areas, especially along Yonge Street in Thornhill, Richmond Hill, and Aurora where space is short, bus sales and service and will be served by miniature "vivamicro" stations. Vivastations on York University's campus are bus service from new york to connecticut red in keeping with the University's signage policy.

Viva routes connect to Toronto Transit Commission's Yonge, bus service from ohare to mitchell field Spadina, and Sheppard subway lines, and to a number bus service from orange county to lax of Toronto bus routes. Viva is integrated with YRT's bus service from puerto vallarta to guadalajara mexico existing bus network, and passengers are able to pay one fare to use both Viva and the regular bus system.

On March 31, 2005, bus service in binghamton at the Regional Municipality bus service in washington state of York Council meeting, the contract for the operations and maintenance bus service mexico of the entire Viva’s fleet for its first five years of service was approved to be awarded to Connex Canada. bus service ohare mitchell field The approved contract was valued at $112,496,870, inclusive of GST.

Viva managers bus service through / to alaska are concerned over the fate of later bus service to foxwoods expansion because of the lack of committed funds for growth of the service. Both the federal and provincial governments bus transportation services have pledged funds for the expansion, but there is a concern that the funds will not be available. York Region canterbury bus services officials have said they will keller bus service scale down service if the funds are not forthcoming, but they utrecht bus service are concerned that service reductions would impair the success of the service.

Routes

Viva Blue
Between Finch Station and bus service bar harbor to boston Newmarket Terminal
Viva Purple
Between Martin Grove and bus service between coos bay and newport oregon McCowan in peak periods
Between York University and McCowan in off-peak periods
Viva bus service cleveland to new york Orange
Between Martin Grove and Downsview Station*
Viva Green
Between Don Mills Station and bus service from houston hobby to galveston McCowan in bus service from rome to lanciano italy peak periods
Between Don Mills Station and Unionville Station in off-peak periods
Viva Pink
Between Finch Station and bus service ithaca new york to elmira new york Unionville Station in peak periods

*The proposed extension of the bus service yonkers ny to atlantic city Spadina line of the Toronto subway would run from Vaughan Corporate Centre to Downsview Station. A subway will provide new bus services from gold coast to sunshine coast transit capacity in the western reaches of York Region and relieve some of china town bus service boston new york the crowding on the Yonge Street line by giving York residents an christ church local bus services alternative to accessing the subway at Finch. coach bus sales and service The extended subway line will make for smoother connections with Viva, getting people to work or play sooner. company is quot quality bus sales and service quot jobs It is also anticipated to encourage greyhound bus service whistler bc development at Vaughan Corporate Centre in much the same way that the Sheppard Subway has irish bus service created high density nodes at each station point along its route.

Viva buses travelling mexico bus service into the city of Toronto (south of Steeles Avenue, the regional boundary) do not pick up montgomery county ride on bus service passengers when travelling southbound, and do not allow passengers to disembark when travelling north. However, passengers may red limousine bus service from milwaukee to chicago be picked up at York University for travel to Downsview Station, and vice versa.

Major locations and san francisco party bus services terminals

Renovations (new shelters and platforms) to accommodate VIVA were completed during late summer 2005. south orange, nj bus service Viva operates at several major locations and terminals, with Vivastations american transport services bus dennis (the names of the stations in brackets) at:

GO Finch Terminal
  • Finch Station - north of Finch TTC station. An elevator and Viva shelter are available.
  • Newmarket Terminal - bus service from washington dc to chincoteague across from Upper Canada Mall on Davis bus service in las vegas Drive, at Eagle Street West (Newmarket Terminal).
  • Richmond Hill Centre - Yonge Street at Highway 7/Highway 407 next to Silvercity Richmond Hill bus service in los angeles theatres, with future access to Langstaff (GO Station).
  • Promenade Terminal - in Vaughan on the north bus services dc to ny side of Promenade Mall car or bus service to newark airport (T&T Supermarket), on Centre Street west of Bathurst Street.
  • Bernard - on east side cheap bus service from indianapolis to milwaukee of the mall on Yonge Street at Bernard (Bernard), just north of Elgin Mills Road.
  • York University, at York Commons on Ian Macdonald greyhound bus service to framingham Blvd.
  • Don Mills Station - located outside the TTC's Fare Paid helsinki to st.petersburg bus services Zone, near Fairview Mall (Don Mills Station) on Don Mills Road lakeside bus service canton oh usa opposite Leith Hill Road, just north of Sheppard Avenue, as well as inside the fare-paid limousine service party bus zone.
  • Downsview Station - located outside the TTC martha's vineyard bus service Fare Paid Zone, on Sheppard Avenue West at Allen Road, as well national bus service as inside the fare-paid zone.
  • Unionville Station - located adjacent to the Highway 407 and Kennedy Road interchange (exit 88) new york bus limousine service in Unionville, in the city of Markham.

Fares

This is an example of a validated and expired VIVA out of state bus service Student Ticket dated on May 4th, 2006. The printed date and time shows when the ticket expires.

Both Viva and party bus services YRT riteway bus service are part of YRT's 1system fare policy. This means that a Viva fare and a YRT fare san antonio texas handicapped bus service are treated the same, and that riders can transfer from either service to the other without having to trailways bus services pay an additional fare. Riders can also transfer from transit bus service asheville north carolina TTC buses operating in York Region, assuming that trips, a reservation and bus dispatch service they have paid the YRT fare when boarding the TTC bus (when in York Region) or exiting the TTC bus (when travelling to York Region van gelder bus service from Toronto).

YRT 1system operates on a zone fare system. Much of american bus services southern York Region is in one zone bus service between sioux falls, sd and rapid city, sd and central York Region is in another zone. The Oak Ridges Moraine splits the bus service charlelottown, pei zones. (Georgina, which constitutes another zone at least for Mobility Plus riders, do not have bus service from boston ma to new bedford mas connections on the YRT to any other zone at bus service from boston, ma to woodstock, nh present, thus fares are basically the same for one-zone down south, and transfers would be accepted if the bus service from bronx to lagudia airport rider used the GO Bus in between YRT routes.)

Riders can purchase "oneRide" (for a single ride) bus service from clinton ct to boston ma at all vivastations. In addition, riders bus service from houseton to galveston may purchase "multiRide" (for ten rides) tickets from fare machines at terminals where viva operates or at authorized vendors. bus service from orlando to west palm beach oneRide and single ticket fares are good for bus service from storrsct to boston a 2-hour window (time printed on ticket) on any viva or YRT route.

Each ticket is bus service in sarasota, fl divided into one or two zone fares. A single oneRide fare costs bus service in the fraser valley $2.50 for one zone, or $3.50 for two zones.

To ensure bus service in united kingdom that all passengers pay their fares, the YRT has special "Fare Inspectors". Occasionally, they will go from bus to bus bus service map of denver, co vicinity to make sure that passengers pay the fare; those that fail to do bus service redditch so will be fined bus service st albans vt CAD $250. Students must produce an authentic student ID card. (TTC Student ID cards are also considered a bus service to bar harbor valid student ID card). Fines for students start from CAD$150.

As of bus service to borgata atlantic city July 1st 2006, all monthly passes for YRT 1system will be subject to a 15.5% tax rebate from the Government bus service to hoodsport wa of Canada, which can be redeemed at the end of the bus service to leavenworth washington year with proof of monthly pass purchase

As of January 1st, 2006:
Fare Category Cash Fare 10 bus service to st albans vt Tickets Monthly Pass
one-zone two-zone one-zone two-zone one-zone two-zone
Adult $2.50 $3.50 $22.00 $32.00 $80.00 $120.00
Student (High School) $2.50 $3.50 $17.00 $27.00 $60.00 $100.00
Senior/Child $2.50 $3.50 $14.00 $24.00 $40.00 $70.00
Express $2.75 -- $25.00 -- -- --

Ticket machines

Viva ticketing machines at the bus service vancouver to victoria GO Finch Bus Terminal.
A Viva Ticket Validation Machine. This detached machine is bus services boars hill oxford located in bus terminals such as the GO Finch Bus bus services cobb county Terminal.

Viva went beyond other transit service by applying the latest technologies in their services. Currently, bus services in australia the ticketing machines operate on Microsoft Windows 2000 and a bus services in spain customized Viva client. Due to the large number of people using the ticketing machines in bus terminals, they are usually charter bus service in orange county california in constant repairs. The ticket machines which are not in charter bus service new york city a bus terminal has a validation machine attached chiangrai bus services to its side. For those ticketing machines inside the bus terminal, the validation machine is separated from the chinese bus service boston new york city ticket machines because there could be multiple of ticket machines side by side.

One can purchase multi-tickets in packs chuck forell limos and bus service of Student (student ID required), Adult, or Child/Senior tickets church stretton local bus services (seniors are required to show their ID). cochise commuter cochise county bus service Zone upgrades can also be purchased from these machines. The machines accept coins, dash bus service los angeles, exposition park bank notes and credit cards.

Vehicles

Viva's buses dillon's bus service schedule are intended to be much more luxurious than is usual dubai bus service for public transport.
Viva RTVs tend to be a little more comfortable in design durham bus services than normal transit buses, equipped with easingwold bus services "Next Station" prompts, information screens (in some vehicles) and even Wireless Internet.
Viva Van ellensburg washington bus service Hools A330

Viva's initial stock includes 85 buses comprised england bus service of two models, referred to as Rapid Transit Vehicles (RTVs):

Product list and details
 Make/Model   Description   Fleet everett wasington bus service #   Notes 
Van Hool articulated newAG300 25 (recently, VIVA is planning to order 5 more, due falls church mini bus service to underestimation of the number of VIVA RTVs needed on Yonge Street.) Length: 18 m flyaway bus service (60 feet) Cost per vehicle: french bus service $742,000 Engine/Transmission: Cummins ISM/Voith D864
Van Hool newA330 60 Length: 12 kenai soldotna bus service m (40 feet) Cost per vehicle: $494,000 Engine/Transmission: Cummins ISL/Voith D864
Ford Taurus mid size station wagons - support vehicles
Ford Focus compact station lackawanna county bus service wagons - support vehicles

Similar buses are being used in Longueuil (Montreal's South Shore) by Réseau laidlaw bus services in st. louis de transport de Longueuil, and in Oakland, California by AC Transit.

All Viva buses are wheelchair-accessible.

Service fleet lakefront bus service canton oh include:

Future extensions

Plans call lenon bus service for Viva’s Purple and Green lines to be extended limos and bus service east from their current McCowan Road terminus to Main St. Markham, Wootten Way, Cornell, and eventually Markham By-Pass. limousine bus service in new york city In the revised 5-year plan for YRT/Viva it was confirmed that service list of all bus services from grays station to london expansion to Cornell would be implemented on July 1, 2007. local bus services [1]

YRT/Viva have also identified a partnership with Brampton Transit's Acceleride, a service similar to Viva operating in the Region of Peel, as a los angeles bus service priority. Connections along Highway 7 are expected to start loudoun county commuter bus service upon Acceleride's inception. Integration with Brampton Transit, Page 7

Phases

  1. Bus rapid miami to orlando bus service transit (currently in action)
  2. Dedicated transitways (reserved morgan's bus service bus lanes at the centre of the street) for Viva, subject to funding from the three levels mornington bus service of government
    • Currently, an environmental assessment has been completed for the area on Yonge Street from Steeles to 19th Line. An application has noosa gympie bus services been submitted o'hare airport bus service to the Ontario Ministry of Environment, pending approval.
  3. Transitways being turned into light-rail transit (ie. streetcars), subject to need and funding; not ontonagon + bus service expected in the immediate future.

The next review of the service will take place original service manual for 1965 crown bus company in 2009, at which time decisions will be made about the transfer of penske bus service williamsburg, va service to different vehicles, and the addition, removal, or modification of current routes.

Staff

Drivers and phoenix bus service other staff of Viva are employed by the bus operator.

Uniforms

Uniforms for placentia bus service Viva operators consist of a white shirt with Viva logo, a grey and red bus service from milwaukee to chicago black vest and dark pants. Male operators usually wear a blue Viva tie.

Special Constables

A contingent of replacement bus service station escalator terminal heathrow YRT-viva Special Constables patrol both Viva and YRT properties. They have the same powers as the York Regional Police to enforce:

  • Criminal Code
  • Controlled Drugs royal oak high school bus service contact and Substances Act rtd bus service of Ontario
  • Trespass to Property Act of Ontario
  • Liquor License Act of Ontario
  • section 17 of the Mental shreveport+charter bus service from dallas Health Act of Ontario
  • Regional Municipality of York By-law R-1415-2005-028

Special constables wear distinct uniforms singapore bus services with black jackets and blue shirts with Special Constables south australia bus services identification (blue and black crest on their shoulders).

Fare Inspectors are enforcement officers responsible for issues relating to sun air bus service fare violations.

The constables patrol within areas served by the YRT.

References

Viva publications

  • Viva - A Rider's Manual, York Region sunline introduces revenue service with hybrid fuel cell bus September 2005
  • Viva - York thruway bus service Region Rapid Transit Route Map 2005
  • the viva rapid transit union county bus services vehicle/rtv:ag300 2005
  • "Viva RT - New Transit System Coming Soon", About Markham, p.2. June 2005
  • MyTransit, York Region Transit, September 2005. (PDF)

Government publications

  • Viva Rapid union county, nc bus services Transit Phase One Operations and Maintenance Services van galder bus service Contract. Minutes of Council – March 31, 2005, Regional Municipality of York, March 31, witham bus service 2005.
  • Viva Fare Collection Equipment, Maintenance Services Sourcing, Minutes of Council – June 23, 2005, Regional Municipality of York, June yonkers bus service 23, 2005.
  • Viva rapid transit Fact Sheet, Regional Municipality of York, September 6, adelaide bus services timetables 2005.
  • Yonge Street Environmental Assessment, Regional Municipality of York, November 10, 2005.

Newspapers

  • "vivatalk - York alltown bus service Region's Rapid Transit Update", Economist & Sun/Sun-Tribune: Community, p.7. June 11, 2005
  • "Bus Riders find bearings", Toronto Star, p.B3, american star trailways bus service September 7, 2005.

Other sources

  • "Ontario and Beyond amerimar bus services - York Region Rapid Transit Plan", Transfer Points June-July 2004, p.5-6.

See also

  • List of rapid transit systems
  • Connex

External links

  • Viva Promotional Information (requires austin bus service Shockwave Flash)
  • York Region Transit/1system Website


VIVA Stations of York Region Transit
viva Blue

Newmarket Terminal | Eagle | Mulock | Orchard Heights | Wellington | Golf Links | Henderson | Bloomington | bernards bus service chatfield mn King | 19th-Gamble | Bernard | Elgin bilbao-biarritz bus service Mills | Crosby | Major Mackenzie | Weldrick | boston bus from new york service 16th-Carrville | Bantry-Scott | Richmond Hill Centre | Royal Orchard | Centre St. | bozeman montana bus service Clark | Steeles | bridgeport laguardia bus service Finch Station#

viva Purple

Martin Grove* | Kipling* | Islington* bus cleaning services | Pine Valley* | Ansley Grove* bus limousine service | Weston* | Vaughan Corporate Ctr.* | Interchange Way* | bus route to alpha catering services in manchester in uk York University | Keele | Dufferin | Promenade bus service - norfold to savannah Terminal | Atkinson | Richmond Hill Centre | Bayview | Valleymede | bus service between morecambe and lancaster, england West Beaver bus service between seatac bellingham airport Creek | Leslie | East Beaver Creek | Allstate Parkway | Woodbine | Montgomery | bus service boise Town Centre Blvd. | Warden | bus service boston to new york city Enterprise | Helen | bus service boston to worcester Kennedy | Bullock | McCowan | Main St. Markham | bus service california Wootten Way | bus service durham, nh to boston, ma Cornell | Markham By-Pass

viva Orange

Martin Grove | bus service for st. louis cardinal games Kipling | Islington | Pine Valley | bus service frankfurt hauptbahnhof to hahn airport Ansley Grove | Weston | Vaughan Corporate Ctr. | Interchange Way | bus service from canisius college to wells college York University | bus service from coeur d'alene to kellog, idaho Keele-Finch# | Downsview Station#

viva Green

Don Mills Station# | Seneca Hill# | McNicoll# | Esna-Steeles# | bus service from danville, pa Denison | 14th | Warden | bus service from filey to scarborough Enterprise | Helen | Unionville Station+ | Kennedy* bus service from fresno to tijuana | Bullock* | McCowan* | Main St. Markham* | Wootten Way* | bus service from gloucester to norfolk airport Cornell* | bus service from houston to galveston Markham By-Pass*

viva Pink

Finch Station*# | Steeles* | bus service from lynchburg, va to washington dc Clark* | Centre St.* | Royal Orchard* | Richmond Hill Centre* bus service from monterey to san jose airport bus service from orlando to miami | Bayview* | Valleymede* | West bus service from pdx to lincoln city or Beaver Creek* | Leslie* | East Beaver Creek* | bus service from penn station to newark airport Allstate Parkway* | Woodbine* | Montgomery* | Town Centre Blvd.* | bus service from phoenix to las vegas Warden* | Enterprise* | bus service from pikeville, kentucky Helen* | Unionville Station*

*peak periods only
+off-peak periods only
#south of Steeles Avenue
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