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Getting Around

It's easy to access the event by foot, bike, transit or car. Take advantage of all-night TTC service on part of the subway system and the car free zones.

Download a PDF of the Event Map: 2016 Event Map

On Foot

New this year, partial road closures of Queen Street West, Bay Street, John Street and McCaul Street will provide safe and easy access to many projects for pedestrians. This is to ensure the safety of large audiences and improve free-flowing access to the art.

By Bike

Cycling is a great way to see as many projects across the city as possible. Don't forget a safety light, bell and helmet. If you don't have your own bike, check out Bike Share, Toronto's public bike system.

Public Transit

Toronto Transit Commission

All-night service

In addition to the regular all-night Blue Night Network service, the TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) is extending all-night service to a portion of the subway.

  • Line 1, The Yonge-University-Spadina Subway will run all night from Downsview to Finch
  • Line 2, The Bloor-Danforth Subway will run all night from Kipling to Kennedy

Service Diversions

Some surface routes will be diverted around event street closures.

  • 501 Queen Streetcar will be diverted onto King Street between Spadina Avenue and Church Street.

Park & Ride

Free all-night parking is available at TTC Commuter Parking Lots. For more information about TTC's all-night bus network, visit www.ttc.ca..

GO Transit

Regular GO Train service runs every half hour on Saturday, October 1 along the Lakeshore line between Aldershot and Oshawa. The rest of the GO network is served by GO Bus.

Special late-night service

To accommodate the late-night festivities, GO Transit is running extra trains to and from Union Station.

  • Two extra homebound trains will run along the Lakeshore East and West GO lines in the early hours of October 2. For Hamilton customers, there will be connections to bus Route 18 for the special trains at Aldershot.

  • Special service will run along the Milton, Kitchener, Barrie and Stouffville lines with one Toronto-bound trip in the early evening of October 1 and one homebound trip in the early hours of October 2. Kitchener line service will run between Georgetown GO and Union with connections to bus service to Kitchener.

  • Late night GO Buses will run on most routes from Union Station Bus Terminal.

  • For those staying all night, regular scheduled Lakeshore train trips out of Union Station resume October 3 at 6:43am westbound to Aldershot and at 7:13 am eastbound to Oshawa GO Station.

Visit gotransit.com for schedules.

Save with a GO Group Pass

With a GO Group Pass up to three youths ride free for the price of the two paying adults. The Group Pass allows up to five people (maximum two adults and three youths under the age of 18) unlimited travel in one day between two fare zones. Customers travelling on GO Group Passes are not eligible for discounts on local transit to and from GO stations and terminals. For Nuit Blanche Toronto, the GO group passes purchased on Saturday October 1 are valid for the extra homebound train trips on Sunday, October 2 until 7 am.

UP Express

Union Pearson Express (UP Express) is a dedicated air rail link that connects to Toronto Pearson International Airport and downtown Union Station in just 25 minutes, with stops in the historic Bloor and Weston communities. UP trains depart every 15 minutes, 5:30 am to 1 am, and all stations and trains are fully accessible. UP is the reliable, comfortable and economical way to get into the downtown core. The one-way fare from downtown Toronto to Pearson Airport  is as low at $9 with a PRESTO card. Plus there's free Wi-Fi, airline check-in kiosks, personal outlets to charge devices and up-to-the-minute flight information. Visit UP Express to purchase tickets.

Road Closures

Take advantage of car free exhibitions with these key road closures providing more space for pedestrians and to improve free-flowing access to the art.

John Street

Closed between Stephanie Street and Wellington Avenue starting at 5 pm Saturday, October 1 until 9 am Sunday, October 2

Queen Street West

Closed between Yonge Street and Spadina Avenue starting at 5 pm Saturday, October 1 until 8 am Sunday, October 2

Bay Street

Partial and full closures between Dundas Street West and Queens Quay starting at 12 pm Saturday, October 1 until 10 am Sunday, October 2

McCaul Street

Partial closure (southbound lanes only) between Dundas Street West and Queen Street West starting  at 6 pm Saturday, October 1 until 8 am Sunday, October 2


City of Toronto, Transportation Services - Expressway and major route closures.