Travelling in Toronto
Public Transport to Campus
The conference will be held at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), located at the University of Toronto, at 252 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1V6.
The OISE building is located on the north side of Bloor Street, between St. George Street and Bedford Road directly over the St. George subway station and opposite to the Varsity Stadium.
OISE is accessible by public transport, using the TTC subway and bus system.
If using the subway:
Use Line 1 (yellow) or Line 2 (green) of the TTC
Exit at St. George station
If you exit from the Bedford Road Exit, walk south toward Bloor
Street and then west half a block toward the OISE building
Alternatively, if you exit from the St. George Street exit, walk south
toward Bloor Street, and then east half a block toward OISE
Visit the TTC website to learn more and plan your trip
View a Map of the TTC subway system
Other public transport systems serving the Greater Toronto Area:
GO transit system- buses and trains
York Region Transit- buses & Viva transit
Zum Transit (Brampton)- buses
MiWay (Mississauga)- buses
Durham Region Transit- buses
OISE has an underground parking garage, which is accessible from 71 Prince Arthur Road, one block north of Bloor Street. A smaller above ground lot can be found at the east side of the building, with an entrance from Bedford Road.
To find alternate parking you can refer to Parkopedia.
Other Transport Options
Use licensed and registered taxis to get around the city. To identify a licensed taxi, look out for GTAA number plate on the bumper and decal on the window. For example:
Alternatively, if you feel comfortable with using private cars, Uber and Lyft are two options that may be more cost effective than taxis. Note, a cellphone and credit card are required for use, and both services operate through an app that can be downloaded onto a cellphone. Read more about passenger safety: