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Posted Thursday, May 21, 2015

On Wednesday, the Province of Ontario announced its support for a new York University campus, in partnership with Seneca College, in Markham Centre. The selected site is located in Markham Centre, south of Enterprise Boulevard, west of Kennedy Road, steps from the Unionville GO station, Viva bus rapid transit and facilities such as the YMCA and the Atos Markham Pan AM/ Parapan AM Centre. The new campus will serve an estimated 4,000 students in York Region and will offer a broad range of program...

Posted Monday, December 15, 2014

Davis Drive vivastationThe first vivastation on Davis Drive is coming together at Longford/Parkside Drive and Davis Drive in Newmarket.  Over the winter, arched glass canopies will be added to the station’s steel structure. Inspired by both historic and modern European transportation architecture, the design of the vivastation will offer protection from the elements including ultraviolet rays. The station will also have safety and accessibility features, such as an emergency call button, textured platform edgin...

Posted Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Highway 7 vivaNext RapidywayOn Monday, September 15, dignitaries met in Markham to mark the official opening of the latest segment of vivaNext bus rapid transit (rapidway) on Highway 7.  Viva bus rapid transit service will now operate in the center median along Highway 7 and extend the existing rapidway service from Highway 404 to South Town Centre Boulevard in Markham Centre.  The changes to Highway 7 along this new segment of rapidway include wider boulevards, additional trees and shrubs, and dedicated bike lanes. The v...

Posted Thursday, September 11, 2014

On Thursday, September 12th, York University in collaboration with the Regional Municipality of York, the City of Markham and academic partner Seneca College, announced Markham Centre, north of Highway 407 between Warden Avenue and Kennedy Road as the location in their formal proposal to the Province to build a new post-secondary campus in York Region. Markham Centre is one of four Regional Centres and is planned to be a vibrant and complete community where people can live, work play and go to ...

Posted Friday, June 27, 2014

Markham Centre may soon be home to a new university campus. York University in collaboration with Seneca College announced Markham Centre as the preferred location to build a new university campus in York Region. The Centre’s growing urban vibrancy, recreational amenities, and convenient transit connections to the rest of York Region and the Greater Toronto Hamilton Area, attracted the attention of York University and Seneca College in their bid to consider potential locations in York Reg...

 

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