Toronto Transit Commission Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station

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Next Station: Highway 407
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Rapid Transit Line 1 Yonge-University
Surface Routes YRT 10, 20, 26, 77, 720, Viva Orange, Züm 501
Presto Yes
Opening Date December 17, 2017
Platform Centre
Ridership (2018) 14,790
VAUGHAN METROPOLITAN CENTRE
Toronto Transit Commission Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station
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Address 3150 Highway 7 West
Local Routes 10, 20, 26, 77, 720, 501
Style Rapidway
Opening Date December 17, 2017
Next Station Creditstone (East)

Commerce (West)

Vaughan Metropolitan Centre is a rapid transit station owned and operated by the Toronto Transit Commission and is located at Highway 7, just west of Jane Street in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada. The station is the transit centrepiece of a future mixed-use downtown development. It has a tail track to the north and a crossover south of Highway 7.

The station has provisions for connections to potential Transit Oriented Development. There are three knock-out panels south of Highway 7, two north of Highway 7, and two south of the future Vaughan Street. There is an unpaid corridor underneath Highway 7. Future developments may connect to the east and west of the station.

History

Vaughan Metropolitan Centre was initially proposed as Vaughan Corporate Centre, named for the development proposed in Vaughan. Its name was changed to Vaughan Metropolitan Centre in July 2009. At the September 2010 Commission meeting, the TTC proposed Vaughan Centre as the name for the station, following the naming convention already in place.[1] However, at a meeting in February 2012, the TTC decided to go with the current name.[2]

Station description

The main entrance is located on the west side of Millway Avenue north of Highway 7. The domed entrance building features a cool roof made of zinc with skylights allowing light into the concourse. Passenger pick-up and drop-off is provided on-street. An entrance to the concourse is available for passengers connecting from Viva buses on Highway 7.

Stairs and escalators on either side of the main entrance building provide access to and from the concourse level. One elevator is available to provide barrier-free access. The fare gates are located behind these stairs and escalators. There is one elevator and two sets of stairs and escalators to platform level beyond the fare gate.

Paul Raff Studio was awarded the public art contract for Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station. The piece, titled "Atmospheric Lense", is integrated into the ceiling of the main entrance. The surface of the dome features a collage of reflective panels in a way to provide depth and highlight reflection with movement. There are strategically placed openings which form a skylight. The sides of the openings are coloured and angled to match the summer and winter solstices, and the spring and fall equinoxes. A glowing disk mounted on top of the elevator shaft will be reflected by the ceiling.[3]

Routes

Current platform layout of SmartVMC Terminal.

Rapid Transit

TTC
Viva
Züm

Surface Transit

YRT

Schedule

Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station
Toronto Transit Commission Line 1 bullet-a.png Yonge-University Monday to Friday Saturday Sunday
First Train southbound 5:51am 5:50am 7:50am
Last Train southbound 1:04am 1:05am 1:05am


References

  1. TTC September 30 2010 report, ttc.ca, retrieved on 2010-12-19
  2. City Welcomes Approval of Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Subway Station Name (press release). 02 March 2012. City of Vaughan. retrieved on 14 June 2012.
  3. Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension Project – Vaughan Corporate Centre Station – Approval of Conceptual Design (Report). 23 August 2010. Retrieved on 14 June 2012.
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Former Divisions McCowan - Danforth - (Old) Eglinton - Lansdowne - St. Clair (Wychwood) - Vincent (Keele)
Current Projects RapidTO - Easier Access
Former Projects Network 2011 - OneCity - Transit City (Bus Plan - Light Rail Plan)
Bus Stops 1-999, 1000-1999, 2000-2999, 3000-3999, 4000-4999, 5000-5999, 6000-6999, 7000-7999, 8000-8999, 9000-9999, 10000-10999, 11000-11999, 12000-12999, 13000-13999, 14000-14999, 15000-15999, 16000-16999
Current Routes
Rapid Transit 1 (Yonge-University) - 2 (Bloor-Danforth) - 3 (Ontario Line) - 4 (Sheppard) - 5 (Eglinton Crosstown) - 6 (Finch West)
Bus 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 115 116 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 160 161 162 165 167 168 169 171 176 184 189
Downtown Express 141 142 143 144 145
Seasonal 200 201 202
Blue Night 300 301 302 304 306 307 310 312 315 320 322 324 325 329 332 334 335 336 337 339 341 343 352 353 354 363 365 384 385 395 396
Community Bus 400 402 403 404 405
Streetcar 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512
Express Network 900 902 903 905 924 925 927 929 935 937 938 939 941 943 944 945 952 953 954 960 968 984 985 986 989 995 996
Former Routes
Rapid Transit 3 (Scarborough)
Bus 1 2 3 4 5 6 13 13 13 14 19 24 27 28 30 38 40 42 58 59 93 102 106 107 107 108 117 117 118 121 121 121 123 124 134 136 137 139 139 140 144 163 163 164 166 171 172 172 175 197 224 268 406 408
Rocket 185 186 188 190 191 192 193 194 194 195 196 198 199
Seasonal 174 203
Blue Night 302 303 305 307 308 309 310 311 313 315 316 317 319 321 383
Community 401 406 407 409 425
Streetcar 513 514 521 522
Express 913
Current Stations
Yonge-University Vaughan Metropolitan Centre - Highway 407 - Pioneer Village - York University - Finch West - Downsview Park - Sheppard West - Wilson - Yorkdale - Lawrence West - Glencairn - Eglinton West - St. Clair West - Dupont - Spadina - St. George - Museum - Queen's Park - St. Patrick - Osgoode - St. Andrew - Union - King - Queen - Dundas - College - Wellesley - Bloor-Yonge - Rosedale - Summerhill - St. Clair - Davisville - Eglinton - Lawrence - York Mills - Sheppard-Yonge - North York Centre - Finch
Bloor-Danforth Kipling - Islington - Royal York - Old Mill - Jane - Runnymede - High Park - Keele - Dundas West - Lansdowne - Dufferin - Ossington - Christie - Bathurst - Spadina - St. George - Bay - Bloor-Yonge - Sherbourne - Castle Frank - Broadview - Chester - Pape - Donlands - Greenwood - Coxwell - Woodbine - Main Street - Victoria Park - Warden - Kennedy
Sheppard Sheppard-Yonge - Bayview - Bessarion - Leslie - Don Mills
Bus Scarborough Centre
Former Stations
Rapid Transit Lower Bay - Lawrence East - Ellesmere - Midland - McCowan
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Barrie
Bradford West Gwillumbury
Brampton
Brantford
Burlington
Caledon
Durham Region
GO Transit
Grand River
Guelph
Hamilton
Metrolinx
Milton
Mississauga
Niagara Region
Oakville
Orangeville
Peterborough
Port Hope
Simcoe County
Toronto
York Region


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Properties
Divisions BRT (Miller) - North (TOK Transit) - Southeast (Miller) - West (TOK Transit)
Terminals Bernard - Cornell - Finch - Highway 407 Station - Major Mackenzie West - Markham-Stouffville Hospital - Newmarket - Pioneer Village - Promenade - Richmond Hill Centre - SmartVMC - Vaughan Mills
Hubs 404 Town Centre - Canada's Wonderland - Don Mills Station - Humber College - Islington Loop - Markville Mall - Seneca College King Campus - Sheppard West Station - York University
Park & Rides Davis Dr. & Hwy 404 - Wellington St. & Hwy 404
Bus Stops 1000-1999, 2000-2999, 3000-3999, 4000-4999, 5000-5999, 6000-6999, 7000-7999, 8000-9999 - Family Of Services
Routes
Regular 1 2 3 4 5 7 8 9 10 12 13 14 16 18 20 21 23 24 25 26 32 33 40 44 50 52 54 55 56 57 77 80 81 82 83/83A 85 86 87 88 90/90B 91/91A/91B 96 98 99 105 107/107B 165 522
TTC-operated 17A 68B 102D 129A 160
Express 300 301 302 303 304 305 320 360 361 391
On-Request Aurora GO - Aurora-Oak Ridges - Bur Oak - Holland Landing - Keswick - King - Kleinburg-Nashville - Maple-Rutherford GO - Markham Local - Mount Albert - Newmarket - Newmarket Local - North - Richmond Hill Local - Stouffville - Sutton-Pefferlaw - Unionville Local - Woodbridge
School Specials 401 402 403 404 405 406 410 411 412 413 415 416 417 418 420 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 432 433 434 436 437 440 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 452 460 461 462 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471
Viva Blue - Purple/Purple A - Pink - Orange - Yellow
Discontinued 2A 6 9 11 15 18 22 24D 25D 27 28 31 33 33A 34 35D 37D 41 42 45 51 53 58 59 66 69 80 81 84 87 88E 107F 200 201 202 203 203 204 210 215 220 220/221 222 222 223/223A 224B 224C/224D 225 240 241 242 243 244 260 268 318/319 320 340 360 400 401 402 404 405 408 409 410 414 414 416 416 421 422 423 435 440 441 442 443 451 463 466 520/521 560 561 589/590 720 760 - Green - 800 - Blue Willow Community - Bristol - Business Shuttle - East Gwillimbury GO - Gorham-Eagle - King Local - Mapleglen - Markham Fair - The ROC - Vellore Local
Greater Golden Horseshoe Agencies
Barrie
Bradford West Gwillumbury
Brampton
Brantford
Burlington
Caledon
Durham Region
GO Transit
Grand River
Guelph
Hamilton
Metrolinx
Milton
Mississauga
Niagara Region
Oakville
Orangeville
Peterborough
Port Hope
Simcoe County
Toronto
York Region


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Routes & Stations
Viva Blue Newmarket Terminal - Yonge/Davis - Eagle - Mulock - Savage - Orchard Heights - Wellington - Golf Links - Henderson - Bloomington - Regatta - King - Jefferson - 19th-Gamble - Bernard Terminal - Bernard - Elgin Mills - Crosby - Major Mackenzie - Weldrick - 16th-Carrville - Bantry-Scott - Richmond Hill Centre Terminal - Royal Orchard - Centre - Clark - Steeles - Finch GO Bus Terminal
Viva Purple Richmond Hill Centre Terminal - Bayview - Chalmers - Valleymede - West Beaver Creek - Leslie - East Beaver Creek - Allstate Parkway - Woodbine - Montgomery - Town Centre - Cedarland - Warden/Enterprise - Andre De Grasse - University - Warden - Village Parkway - Sciberras - Main Street Unionville - Kennedy - Bullock - McCowan - Galsworthy - Main Street Markham - Wootten Way - Markham-Stouffville Hospital - Cornell Terminal
Viva Pink Finch GO Bus Terminal - Steeles - Clark - Centre - Royal Orchard - Richmond Hill Centre Terminal - Bayview - Chalmers - Valleymede - West Beaver Creek - Leslie - East Beaver Creek - Allstate Parkway - Woodbine - Montgomery - Town Centre - Cedarland - Warden/Enterprise - Andre De Grasse - University - Unionville GO Station
Viva Orange Martin Grove - Kipling - Islington - Wigwoss-Helen - Pine Valley - Ansley Grove - Weston - Commerce - Vaughan Metropolitan Centre - Creditstone - Keele - Dufferin - Taiga - Disera-Promenade - Atkinson - Bathurst/Highway 7 - Richmond Hill Centre Terminal
Viva Green Don Mills Station - Leith Hill - Seneca Hill - McNicoll - Esna-Steeles - Denison - 14th Avenue - Warden/Enterprise - Andre De Grasse - University - Kennedy - Bullock - McCowan
Viva Yellow Newmarket GO Bus Terminal - Longford - Main - Southlake Hospital - Huron Heights - Leslie - Highway 404