350 Victoria Street,
Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K3
Toronto has a public transit system, complete with underground subways, rapid transit (RT),
streetcars and buses. The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) operates this system and publishes a
free transit map that is available from any subway station, at ISS in POD-61, or click here to download a copy.
The cash fare for an adult is $3.00 cash per person per ride. You can also purchase prepaid fares such as tokens, tickets or monthly passes that are slightly cheaper than the cash fare. If paying by cash, exact change is required on buses and streetcars.
There are two subway stations located near Ryerson:
The TTC has a route information service that can help you find out how to get to a particular address via subways, streetcars or buses. The TTC's customer information phone number is (416) 393-4636. Visit the TTC website for more information.
For travel between Metro-Toronto and surrounding areas, use GO Transit at: www.gotransit.com.
Greyhound is the largest bus company in Canada and offers service from Toronto to many cities and towns. Visit the Greyhound website for more information.
VIA Rail is the Canadian railway and offers service to many cities and towns. They offer a discount to travelers less than 25 years old. For schedules and other route and ticket information, please call 411 or visit the VIA website at www.viarail.ca
There are several cab or taxi companies operating in Toronto. Cab fare begins at $4.00 (or higher) as soon as you step into it. Tipping (7% to 10%) is a customary practice but not mandatory. Cash is an acceptable method of payment and sometimes credit card.
Use caution whenever driving downtown due to the volume of cars, pedestrians and road
restrictions. Purchase of a road map is advisable. Driving licenses are required and there are
free Driving Regulations books available from most Ministry of Transportation offices (consult
blue section of white pages for phone numbers).
If you have a valid Driver's License and wish to rent a car, there are many car rental businesses providing that service in Toronto. For a typical day rental, the rate is generally $50 a day (including insurance and sometimes mileage). The absolute minimum car rental age is 21 years old and all businesses require a credit card as a deposit.
Parking in a public parking lot is expensive in downtown Toronto. Both Jarvis Street and Church Street have coin meter parking, however, it only allows a maximum of 2 hours on the time meter. It is important to note that on the vast majority of main streets downtown, parking and stopping is prohibited during morning and evening rush hours. Remove your car during those hours or it will be towed-away and you will be fined. Please check with street signs before parking.