Spadina Station

The TTC's Easier Access Program is making subway stations accessible.

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

Staging for Phases 1 and 2 


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 west is scheduled to be closed for vehicle access to and from Spadina Road from September 19, 2022, 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

If you wish to be added to the project list to receive regular updates, please email below with "subscribe to Spadina Station" in the subject line.


For further information:

Reka Sivarajah
Senior Community Liaison

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