Vista Canyon Multi-Modal Center Opens in Santa Clarita, Boosts Sustainable Mobility & Honors Regional Heritage

Vista Canyon Multi-Modal Center Opens in Santa Clarita, Boosts Sustainable Mobility & Honors Regional HeritageSource: Google Street View
Juliette Kessler
Published on October 21, 2023

The Vista Canyon Multi-Modal Center was inaugurated in Santa Clarita on October 20. Councilwoman Marsha McLean introduced the new station, displaying Santa Clarita city's commitment to augmenting local mobility and preserving history in urban development. The facility, as per the city's official blog, is anticipated to be a central transit hub for the city's residents and commuters, with transit facilities aimed at enhancing the city's standard of living.

Nestled in the Vista Canyon development of Santa Clarita's east side, the multi-modal station is the city's fourth Metrolink halt on the Antelope Valley line, which connects Lancaster and Los Angeles Union Station via santaclarita.gov. The double-tracked station boasting a center platform, canopies, and ramps, interlinks the new bus station, residential locales, workplaces, retail outlets, and an extended regional trail network.

Focusing on sustainability, the center's construction incorporates native flora, eco-friendly materials, and energy-efficient measures to curtail maintenance costs and environmental impact. The facility, the Movatic app enables users to access the secure locker system for bikes, as per the City of Santa Clarita press release. Its transit services echo with the Golden State's legacy as it features artwork illustrating the story of the area's early gold mining days and the vital contribution of Chinese laborers to the construction of the railroad system.