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YRT/Viva service changes take effect September 3



Newmarket – YRT/Viva service changes will take effect on Sunday, September 3, 2017. These changes will result in service enhancements and improve connections to major transit hubs and access to popular destinations.

Riders are encouraged to visit yrt.ca to review changes that may affect their travel plans, including various seasonal and frequency adjustments.

Route changes include: 
  • Viva purple: increased frequency for students travelling between Richmond Hill Centre Terminal and York University

  • 85/85C – Rutherford and 87 – Autumn Hill: schedules adjusted to improve connections with revised GO train times at Rutherford GO Station

  • 760 – Vaughan Mills/Wonderland: weekday service suspended until summer 2018, extended service for Halloween Haunt at Canada’s Wonderland and Black Friday at Vaughan Mills Mall

High School Special changes include: 

  • All 400 series School Special routes will be reinstated with the start of the school year

  • 400 – Brother André School Special via Raymerville and 463 – Vellore School Special: discontinued due to low ridership. Visit yrt.ca for other route options

    401 – Brother André School Special via Box Grove: routing adjusted to better service students living in the Kenilworth Gate area

  • 432 – Aurora School Special: new route providing a direct connection to Aurora High School

For planned service changes, major service alerts, news, travel tips and other relevant transit information, call 1-866-MOVE-YRT (668-3978), visit yrt.ca or follow YRT/Viva on social media. You can also check out talk2yrt.ca, a website where you can view questions and answers about YRT/Viva or submit your own questions.

The Regional Municipality of York consists of nine local cities and towns, and provides a variety of programs and services to 1.2 million residents, 50,000 businesses and 595,000 employees. More information about the Region’s key service areas is available at york.ca/regionalservices



Media Contact:      
Robert Kirsic, Corporate Communications Advisor
The Regional Municipality of York
Phone: 1-877-464-9675, ext. 71226, Cell: 289-716-9605 
Email:  robert.kirsic@york.ca


YRT/Viva service changes will take effect on Sunday,September 3,2017. These changes will result in service enhancements and improve connections to major transit hubs and access to popular destinations. The Regional Municipality of York en-US Media Release