VIVA Rapid Transit Construction Underway McGuinty Government and Partners Adding More Transit In York Region http://www.vivanext.com/391 Construction is underway on 37 kilometres of dedicated bus lanes in York Region that will provide faster, more reliable service to commuters. It is estimated that 11,000 jobs will be created with the construction of this $1.4-billion York VIVA Rapidway, funded by the province. The first section will be ready in 2010 with full service available by the end of 2013. The system will include stations at key destinations throughout the region. Many stations will also serve as transit hubs where passengers can make fast and easy connections to the TTC subway system, GO Transit commuter rail and express buses, York Rapid Transit local bus services, and other transit systems operating in neighbouring regions.