YRT/Viva Service Planning includes the design, planning and monitoring of new routes and existing services. Extensive research, analysis and field investigations are conducted in order to build an innovative, reliable and customer-focused transit system for York Region.
For information on service adjustments to current service, visit our service changes page.
The YRT/Viva 2015 Annual Service Plan was adopted by York Regional Council on September 11, 2014 (pending budget approval). The plan has been divided into sections for you to view and download (PDF files):
The YRT/Viva Five-Year Service and Operational Plan (2011-2015) will focus on:
YRT/Viva hosts Public Information Centres (PICs) so we can hear what you have to say. Your feedback helps us complete our annual review of transit services, which is intended to help us build an innovative, reliable and customer-focused transit system for York Region.
PICs allow you the opportunity to gain a better understanding of YRT/Viva's operations and proposed plans for the upcoming year. You can also ask questions and discuss proposed plans directly with YRT/Viva staff.
We want to hear what you have to say about the following:
Public Information Centres for the 2016 Annual Service Plan, Five-Year Transit Strategy (2016-2020) and the York Region Multi-Year Accessibility Plan have ended. If you were not able to attend one of sessions, here are the proposed service initiatives:
2016 Annual Service Plan and Five-Year Transit Strategy
You may email your feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration.
Ridership statistics are available for conventional (YRT/Viva) and specialized (Mobility Plus) services.
VivaNext is the next generation of rapid transit in York Region. VivaNext plans for a modern, rapid transit system include rapidways (dedicated transit lanes), subway service and mixed-use transit/pedestrian-friendly centres.
Visit vivanext.com for the latest developments, construction updates and more.
YRT/Viva's Transit Service Guidelines are intended to make the services that we provide comfortable, convenient and easy to use for customers, and to ensure that services are designed to be reliable, safe and efficient.
Download Transit Service Guidelines (3 MB PDF)
YRT/Viva offers local and rapid transit services in all nine York Region municipalities. Our services keep residents connected within York Region and with connecting services in the City of Toronto and the Region of Peel. Learn More...