Location & Market Access
Businesses come to Vaughan because of its multimodal connections to downtown Toronto, the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA), and Canadian and international markets. According to the City of Vaughan 2018 Business Satisfaction Survey, location is the number-one attraction for businesses.
- The City has direct access to Highways 427, 400 and 407, and is minutes away from Highways 401, 404 and 410.
- The 6.6-kilometre expansion of Highway 427 is expected to be completed in 2020.
- Vaughan is connected to rail service via the Canadian National (CN) MacMillan Yard and the Canadian Pacific (CP) Railway Vaughan Intermodal Terminal, as well as the passenger rail service via the Maple and Rutherford stations on GO Transit’s Barrie line.
- Residents of Vaughan can connect to subway service via three stations on the Toronto Transit Commission’s Line 1. The Vaughan Metropolitan Centre is the only urban growth centre in the Greater Toronto Area, outside of Toronto, that has subway access and an innovative intermodal transit system.
- There are non-stop flights on 75 carriers to 180 destinations worldwide via Toronto Pearson International Airport — Canada’s busiest airport — located within 10 kilometres of Vaughan’s southwestern boundary.
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