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Easier Access Program

Spadina Station

Project Update

Easier Access

Construction at Spadina Station (Line 1) has begun and will be completed by the end of 2024.


cross-section of elevator plan at Spadina Station post-construction

Cross section image of station elevators

What we are doing and why


The TTC is building two new elevators to create a barrier-free path from the street to the subway platform level.


The Easier Access improvements will include:

  • Two new elevators, one to each passenger platform
  • Improved signage
  • CCTV – Security cameras inside the station
  • Public art installation as a part of the TTC Public Art Program

What to expect

 construction staging for spadina station

The first major phase of work will include shoring and excavation activities for the new elevator shafts, located on north east and south west corners of Spadina Road and Lowther Avenue. Work will be completed in two phases, starting with construction of Elevator 2 (E2) on Lowther Avenue west of Spadina Road and the moving onto Elevator 1 (E1) on Lowther Avenue east of Spadina Road.

Traffic and pedestrian details

  • Traffic on Spadina Road maintained with lane restrictions.
  • Lowther Avenue on the west side of Spadina is closed for vehicle access to and from Spadina Road until Q4 2023.
  • Sidewalk closures / detours will be required.

Work hours

Work will typically take place Monday to Friday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Some work on weekends and overnight may be required. 

TTC service


Subway service at the station will be maintained throughout construction.


Thank you for your patience as we work to improve Spadina Station (Line 1). An updated notice will be issued prior to construction.


Project documents

Easier Access Program

  • Program overview

    TTC’s Easier Access Program will make all subway stations accessible to everyone, regardless of their level of mobility. Today, more than half of our stations are accessible to people with disabilities. Learn more about the complete schedule.

  • Station Completion Schedule

    Schedule for all stations to be completed by 2025, as required by Provincial AODA Legislation, based on full funding.


    Complete in

    Lansdowne 2022
    Donlands 2022
    Spadina 2024
    College 2023
    Lawrence 2024
    Greenwood 2023
    Christie 2023
    Castle Frank 2023
    Summerhill 2023
    High Park 2024
    King 2024
    Museum 2024
    Rosedale 2024
    Old Mill 2024
    Glencairn 2024
    Warden 2024
    Islington 2024

    All schedules are subject to change.

Contact us

If you are interested in receiving updates about this project, please email your contact information to the project's Community Liaison Officer.

Please be sure to include your name, address (including city and postal code), phone number and email address. Also, please let us know how you prefer to be contacted – by email, regular mail or both.

Reka Sivarajah
Senior Community Liaison Officer
(437) 994 - 6317

Construction notices

Please check back here for future construction updates. 

Alternatively, email to be added to the mailing list.

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