Metrolinx, Regional Municipality of York and Infrastructure Ontario have released a request for qualifications to pre-qualify and short-list companies to deliver the next phase of York Viva Bus Rapid Transit rapidways in the cities of Vaughan and Markham.
The RFQ is the first step in the competitive tendering process to select a company to design, build and finance dedicated bus lanes, stations and boulevards.
Teams shortlisted from the RFQ process will be invited to respond to a request for proposals, expected to be released in summer 2014.
The project consist of:
The York Viva BRT project received $1.4 billion (2009) from the Government of Ontario, and it is part of The Big Move in action Metrolinx's 25-year plan to implement a common vision for transportation in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA).
The project is being implemented by Metrolinx, an agency of the Province of Ontario.