Toronto Transportation

If you're planning on moving to Toronto, finding affordable townhouses and wrangling a decent job from the job market are not your only concerns. You'll also have to think about your plans for getting around the city, as this will effect the neighborhoods you'll be looking into, the companies you'll be applying to work for, and your overall budget. Use this page to familiarize yourself with your transportation options.

Walking

If you're willing to put extra time into finding an apartment near your workplace (or a job near you apartment, depending on whether you've already signed a lease or not), you can manage quite well by walking everywhere. Toronto is such a dense city that you're quite likely to have everything you need (groceries, parks, entertainment, etc) within a 20 minute walk, unless you live in the suburbs. Most walkers use public transit for their larger trips.

Cycling

This increasingly popular method of transportation is often used by fitness or green-minded people who don't have the time to walk everywhere. However the major drawback to cycling in the city is that there's a distinct lack of dedicated bicycle lanes and many vehicle drivers are in need of anger management counselling. Another popular two wheeled option is the scooter or Vespa, which you can drive on the road without getting trapped in traffic. What is a Vespa you ask?

Public Transit

Millions of people in big cities the world over, including Toronto, utilize public transit as their sole means of transportation. Between the buses, streetcars, and subways of the Toronto Transit Commission (which connect with the transit systems of the surrounding cities) and the GO Transit system that brings commuters in from outlying towns, you'll be able to get to your resume writing services job no matter where it is. A single adult fare is $3 and you can get a monthly pass for about $120.

Car

A lot of people in Toronto still own cars because the city is not quite as narrow as European cities like London or Paris, and not quite as congested as New York or Los Angeles. If you're patient and you've taken a defensive driving course, Toronto should be manageable for you to drive in. However, be aware that it will take on average about an hour each way to commute and that parking (if you can find any) could amount to several hundred dollars per month.

Some businesses we know

Dufferin Rogers Dental Clinic Family Dentist & Dental Implants
2032 Dufferin St, York, ON M6E 3R5
(416) 658-3384

Trinity Family Dental Clinic Whitby
185 Thickson Rd, Whitby, ON L1N 6T9
(905) 579-5551

TPI Personal Injury Lawyers
2800 Skymark Ave #503, Mississauga, ON L4W 5A6
(905) 361-1500

Uptown Yonge Dental
2717 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4N 2H8
(416) 487-3333

Adelaide Barks Dog Daycare and Boarding
23550 Highbury Ave N, London, ON N0M 1P0
(519) 854-1214

Super Steam London Carpet & Air Duct Cleaning
1020 Hargrieve Rd #10, London, ON N6E 1P5
(519) 857-9444

Green Collar Landscaping and In-Ground Pool Installation
1632 Wilson St. West Ancaster, Ontario L0R 1R0
(289) 339-8746

Ike's Asphalt Driveway Paving Company and Paving Contractor
4288 ON-3, Simcoe, ON N3Y 4K4
(519) 280-3122

Glenn D. Godfrey & Co. LLP Law Firm
3rd Floor, 35 Barrack Road, Belize City, Belize
+501 223-3530

Elev8 Aesthetic Medicine Inc. Botox Lip Fillers, Microneedling and PRP for Hair Loss
123 Pioneer Dr Building J, Unit #2, Kitchener, ON N2P 2A3
(519) 748-7284

Davidson's Jewellers
790 Bank St, Ottawa, ON K1S 3V6
(613) 234-4136

Easy House Loan Mortgage Broker
940 The East Mall Suite 202, Etobicoke, ON M9B 6J7
(647) 613-3279

Law Offices of Leonard F. Baer, PLLC - Elder Law Firm
1571 Bowery Rd, Highlands, NC 28741
1 828-371-0383

A to Z Storage, Self Storage Units, Boat & Car Storage
28607 Centre Rd, Strathroy, ON N7G 3H8
(519) 299-0179

Shamrock Pest Management
35 Walker St, Grand Bend, ON N0M 1T0
(289) 668-8062

Forest City Bounce & Party Rentals - Bouncy Castle and Party Inflatable Rentals
1020 Hargrieve Rd #10, London, ON N6E 1P5
(519) 200-0402

Copper Creek Construction, Decks, Sheds & Fence Contractor
43774 ON-3, Wainfleet, ON L0S 1V0
(289) 931-5074

ProXpedite Inc. Commercial Kitchen Installations
4226 Raney Crescent, London, ON N6L 1C3
877-776-9123

South Coast Painting - Kitchen Cabinet Painting
544 11th Concession Rd, Langton, ON N0E 1G0
(519) 983-5366

Cannect Home Equity Loans
1006 King St W, Toronto, ON M6K 3N2
(416) 214-9000

Cannect Home Financing Mortgage Broker
81 Navy Wharf Ct, Toronto, ON M5V 3S3
(416) 766-2666

Cannect Private Mortgages & Small Business Loans
33 Gladstone Ave, Toronto, ON M6J 3K7
(416) 766-2666

BA Custom Cabinets & Millwork
33972 Saintsbury Line, Lucan, ON NOM 2J0
226.304.2345

TNL Waste Bin Rental
669 Governors Rd E, Paris, ON N3L 3E1
(519) 717-0030





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