Public Transportation in Toronto

The TTC is the system of public transportation in Toronto. As the third largest transport system in North America, there is no doubt that you will easily be able to get to where you need to go.

Fares for public transportation in Toronto:
– Adult & Post-Secondary Student $3.25
– Senior/Student $2.10
– Child (12 years of age and under) Free
Presto Card: adult : $3.00 – preloaded electronic fare system  $2.05 for senior / student
– Day Pass: $12.50
– MetroPass: Adult $146.25, Senior/Student $116.75
– MetroPass Discount Plan (per month with 12 month subscription): Adult $134.00, Senior/Student $107.00
– Weekly Pass: Adult $43.75, Senior/Student $34.75
– Greater Toronto Area (GTA) weekly pass $63.00
– Transfers are valid until expiry time shown on ticket.

Buses:
2031 buses, on 140 routes all over the Greater Toronto Area.
– Regular route busses (5-139, 160-171, 224)
– Subway Shuttle buses(1-4)
– Rocket buses (190 series)
– Community Bus buses (400 series)
– Express routes are offered during rush hour (“E” buses – 140 series)
– Hours: Monday-Saturday 5:00am-1:30am, Sunday 9:00am-1:00am
– York University Busway: collection of bus only roadways, bus lanes from Downsview Station to York University
– Blue Night Network: (300 series) 22 bus routes, 2 streetcar routes – hours: approximately 1:30am-5:30am

Wheel-Trans is the public transportation in Toronto for those who are physically disabled or have limited mobility
– door-to-door services
– online bookings click here, booking with customer support: 416.393.4222, automated booking: 416.397.8000

GO Transit:
– another form of public transportation in Toronto – offered for Hamilton, Greater Toronto, Greater Golden Horseshoe areas.
– Commuter buses and trains – alternative to TTC system.

Street Cars:
– 100 stations (8 shared with subway system)
– travel on street tracks, shared with cars
– 11 streetcar routes:

– Queen (Blue Night Network), Downtowner, Kinston Road (Rush Hour Only), King, Dundas, Carlton (Blue Night Network), Lake Shore (Rush Hour Only), Harbourfront, Spadina, Bathurst, St. Clair.

Subway and RT (Rapid Transit):
– underground and above ground lines
– 4 lines, 69 stations (70km of track)
– Yonge-University-Spadina
– Sheppard
– Bloor-Danforth
– Scarborough RT

No matter where you are going, public transportation in Toronto will take you there!

Photo Credit: Plau. Map of TTC Subway in Toronto. Digital image. Wikimedia Commons. Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, 8 Dec. 2007. Web.

2018-06-10T14:42:09+00:00By |Ontario, Toronto, Transport|

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