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YRT/Viva Construction Thread (Rapidways, Terminals)

brainfreezed

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It would be nice if they could paint the pavement, like the bridge in Brampton (https://www.google.com/search?q=franceschini+bridge), and put planters or benches or things along it to make it not so sterile. Otherwise it's probably a lot more comfortable than walking on a thin sidewalk at the edge of fast moving traffic, and having to cross uncontrolled highway ramps. I'm interested in giving it a try on my bike.
 

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That's assuming that YRT allows ZUM buses to use it. Considering that they don't even allow their own vehicles to use the already open sections elsewhere, it wouldn't surprise me if the ZUM buses were relegated to the regular traffic lanes.

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I was able to confirm that Züm uses the new Rapidway. 501 buses use the [takes deep breath] SmartCentres Place Bus Terminal at Vaughan Metropolitan Centre to layover and turn around.

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Here's a few construction photos from recently. Everything between Bernard and 16th is from inside the bus.

16th SB (structure done, glass side coming soon?)
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Weldrick SB

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Major Mac NB? (North of mac is the heritage area). Appears to be still in foundation stage
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Elgin Mills NB. Structure and glass are in.
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Bernard NB (Foundation?)
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Bernard SB. They put the tarps up last week, and there's currently an air compressor running at the stop. Can't see inside. Structure and glass are done.
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They also have hundreds of lane dividers sitting on pallets along most of the route.
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