Canadian metro regions across Canada have long range ambitious plans to continue expanding these vital services. Public transit underpins the framework for livable, efficient and healthy communities. HUB Surface Systems has been providing performance proven architectural hardscape solutions to numerous transit improvement projects across the GTA for a decade and more recently in Metro Vancouver. Here are some examples of enhancing transit hubs using stamped asphalt paving and pavement coating methods .
Viva operates along major corridors in York Region, connecting Markham, Richmond Hill, Vaughan, Aurora and Newmarket, and links York Region with Toronto and its subway system, GO Transit and the Region of Peel.
Recently HUB Recommended Installer, Square One Paving complete an art installation at Joyce Street LRT station by artist Renée Van Halm . Using StreetBond150 – Advanced Coatings for Asphalt and Concrete. StreetBond150 Coatings are durable and resistant to fading, chemicals and are safely slip/skid resistant. They have been proven over 25 years of use in Canada.
Incorporating both standard and custom colours, StreetBond150 was sued to create the vivid geometric patterns on both the horizontal and vertical surfaces for this beautiful LST station.
HUB Surface Systems represents a wide range of decorative hardscape treatments. A great example of our DecoMark Durable Preformed Thermoplastic Custom Wayfinding and Horizontal Surface Markings system can be seen at Translink’s Port Moody LRT station and at the North Vancouver SeaBus terminal. The feature art piece at Port Moody LRT station installed in 2016 represents the life-cycle of salmon.
At around the same time the horizontal wayfinding markings were installed. These wayfinding markings direct people to various community features including the North Shore’s Lower Level Trail (Spirit Trail), the newly completed Shipyards and Lonsdale Quay.
DecoMark is highly customizable, colour-stable, durable and skid/slip resistant and is used in a wide variety of application including public art, horizontal signage and wayfinding