Surrounding Riverside is a wealth of amenities, from retail and restaurants to parks and schools, including the new York University campus which should be completed around the same time as Riverside. VIVA Transit stops right outside your door, running along the Highway 7 corridor and throughout the region, offer convenient GO Transit connections to Downdown Toronto.
York University is bringing a new, 21st century campus to the vibrant and growing Markham Centre, in collaboration with its partners, the City of Markham, the regional Municipality of York and Seneca College.
TIMES GROUP Uptown Market has rapidly become THE retail destination in the Markham-Richmond Hill Area. Here, in the very heart of the Uptown Markham community, the Market revolves around an inviting European-style plaza that harmoniously blends together residential with retail. A myriad of neighbourhood shops, services and supermarkets have opened here in the last few years, all in the most prestigious location and biggest growth centre north of Toronto.
At Riverside, you're well-connected in every way. VIVA, TTC and GO Trains are all conveniently close, with a BRT system coming soon across Highway 7.
The last strech of the Highway 7 East Rapid Transitway opened in 2015, creating a seamless connection along Highway 7 East from Bayview Avenue in the town of Richmond Hill to Markham Centre. The results have been extremely positive, with an average decrease in travel time of approximately 35% and 10% increase in ridership.