Driving

From the 401

Take Allen Road to Eglintotn.

Or exit on Lawrence and come along Marlee.  Turn into Whitmore, Belgravia, or Livingston, for free on street parking. 

If you’re coming from the east or west, Roselawn / Castlefield are convenient side routes.

To avoid Allen Road take Dufferin but turn into the side streets before Eglinton as there is currently no turning on Eglinton Ave from Dufferin.

Coming from the South, Dufferin Street Oakwood Avenue will both bring you here.


Parking

Green P

Green P parking is located at:
+ Eglinton and Alameda: 1531 Eglinton Avenue West | $1/Half Hour

Carpark #667

Use the Green P App to access *free parking* along LRT construction route.

Parking restrictions on local side streets have been relaxed.  Parking on Lanark, Livingston, Alameda, Times and surrounding roads is a lot closer than you think. (It beats hectic shopping mall parking any day!) Coffee Time has it’s own lot and some of the corner businesses will let you pay and park short term.  Just get to know your local shopkeeper.

Please have a look at the parking signs for extended parking on side streets.

Read all traffic signage before parking.

Free Parking along Eglinton

To access free parking you MUST follow the instructions below or the car WILL get ticketed.  You can only access free parking with the Green P app on your smartphone.

  1. Download the Green P app and set up your account. It is free.
  2. Select your parking meter and pay for you parking session. (Yes, this sounds backwards.)
  3. Go to Session Options and go to Discounts. Enter: Crosstown as the validation code and Continue. Your payment will be reimbursed.

 

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Closest subway station:

Eglinton West, located at 1300 Eglinton Avenue West at Avenue Allen Road.
Eglinton Avenue West is currently served by several westbound Eglinton West busses.

Convenient Bus Routes

Oakwood Avenue is served by the 63 Ossington bus that runs north from Ossington Station and south from Eglinton Avenue West station.

The Dufferin bus can be accessed from Dufferin Station.

Access the TTC website here.

Cycling

This is actually a wonderful neighbourhood to get to on bicycle with many parks and tree lined streets and interesting sights en route.

More info here 

Crosstown Updates

Updates on the LRT construction are available on the Crosstown website.

You can also follow some of their twitter accounts .

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Community Resources

  • Maria A Shchuka Library located at 1745 Eglinton Avenue West (Public Library)
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Church located at 640 Glenholme Ave
  • For Youth Initiative
  • St. Clair West Services for Seniors

Closest Parks

  • Ben Nobleman Park
  • Walter Saunders Memorial Park
  • Fairbank Memorial Park