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 2016 YRT/Viva Annual Service Plan (ASP) translates the strategic direction presented in Moving to 2020: YRT/Viva 2016-2020 Strategic Plan, into the specific actions and service initiatives that will be implemented in the first year of the GTA Rapid Transit Integration phase.
The 2016 YRT/Viva Annual Service Plan was adopted by York Regional Council on September 24, 2015 (pending budget approval) and is provided in sections below for you to download and view (PDF files):
4. 2016 Service Initiatives:
8. Next Steps
YRT/Viva is now entering the 2016-2020 GTA Rapid Transit Integration phase. The 2016-2020 Strategic Plan will guide YRT/Viva through this phase of the Transit Life Cycle.
Download and view Moving to 2020 (summary) (2 MB PDF)
Download and view Moving to 2020 (complete) (5 MB PDF)
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 2017 Annual Service Plan are over. You can still submit your suggestions regarding the proposed plans via our online feedback form.
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...