Bridge – Transit-Oriented Community

Location:
York Region
Project Type:
Development
Infrastructure Type:
Transit-Oriented Community
Client:
Ministry of Transportation/Ministry of Infrastructure

About the Project:

Infrastructure Ontario (IO), with the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) is leading the Transit-Oriented Communities Program as it relates to the “New Subway Transit Plan for the GTA,” part of the government’s smart, forward-thinking plan to build new, sustainable transit. The Transit-Oriented Communities (TOC) approach provides real opportunity to build vibrant, higher density, mixed-use communities that are connected to transit stations.

IO, on behalf of the Province, is currently working with the York Region and surrounding municipalities on the future plans to build transit and a TOC at the future Bridge Station. 

The Bridge Station site consists of one site, which has been designated for TOC use. The site will be developed by the Province in line with the stated objectives of the TOC program.

The proposed complete, mixed-use community TOC integrated with Bridge Station will be served by the future Yonge North Subway Extension service to Richmond Hill, GO regional service, VIVA Rapid Transit and the encompassing major highways.

Community input is a key component of TOC and we anticipate the community input process to begin in fall 2021. Further details will be provided at that time.

Latest News

Project Status:

  • Development Concept Submitted to York Region: August 4, 2021
    (City of Richmond Hill, City of Markham, City of Vaughan)
  • Community Engagement on Planning: Anticipated Fall 2021

Economic Impact:

The TOC program will stimulate the economy through major projects for years to come.

Learn more about the government’s plan for Transit-oriented communities.

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