Transportation

Motorcycle and Scooter Parking Pilot

Overview

The City of Toronto along with the Toronto Parking Authority is introducing designated on-street motorcycle and scooter parking zones in certain existing locations operated with pay-and-display machines on a pilot basis to provide safe, convenient parking for motorcyclists. These parking zones will be defined by line markings on the pavement and signage. The purpose of the pilot is to encourage motorcyclists to park legally on city streets and to park within the pay-and-display area in a controlled fashion to maximize available parking.

Parking in these designated locations will be free of charge to motorcycles and scooters, consistent with the City of Toronto's existing practice with respect to locations solely operated by way of pay-and-displays machines.

Pilot Scope and Proposed Parking Locations

Approximately 300 motorcycle spaces have been allocated in existing pay and display locations. The pilot project will focus on areas in the downtown core that were observed to have a significant number of motorcycles or scooters parked regularly.

Toronto Parking Authority staff will monitor the sites throughout the year to determine usage and compliance. The program will be evaluated over a one year period with final recommendations in the Fall of 2015.

The 30 locations selected for the pilot project are shown below and in the map provided. Details for each location can also be viewed by clicking on the 'List View' tab below.

No.LocationSide of Street
1 Edward Street, west of Yonge Street South
2 Albert Street, east of Bay Street North
3 38 Elm Street North
4 Centre Street, rear of 375 University Avenue East
5 79 Peter Street East
6 14 Widmer Street West
7 Simcoe Street, south of Queen Street West West
8 Mercer Street, west of John Street South
9 100 Simcoe Street West
10 Simcoe Street, south of Pearl Street West
11 James Street, north of Queen Street West East
12 Opposite 45 Camden Street North
13 71 Duncan Street East
14 Murray Street, south of Orde Street West
15 12 Camden Street North
16 221 Victoria Street East
17 1 Front Street West South
18 Opposite 13 Balmuto Street West
19 Opposite 26 Lombard Street South
20 26 Lombard Street North
21 20 Toronto Street West
22 1 Toronto Street East
23 Scott Street, north of Wellington Street East East
24 Mercer Street, east of Blue Jays Way South
25 122 Bond Street West
26 2 Colbourne Street North
27 105 McCaul Street East
28 Grenville Street, east of Bay Street South
29 Scott Street, south of Front Street East East
30 Scott Street, south of Front Street East West

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