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Staff Parking and Commuting Options
Whether you choose to drive, take public transit, or carpool, this page will provide you with options regarding your transportation arrangements.
Southlake, in conjunction with Precise Parklink Inc. allows staff to manage their parking status and fees through the Interactive Parking Access Subscriber System (IPASS) including. Features include: manage your account online, view, download and/or print transactions reports, and verify payments

Registration instructions are below for your use:

Yo New staff are able to register for parking 3 days prior to your confirmed start date and will receive a confirmation email from the Parking Office prior to your start date with further information including where and how to park on your first day of employment. *  All new staff attending Onboarding or Orientation are required to park in (off-site) Lots #8 or #10. Click here to view Southlake's Staff Parking Lot Map.

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding parking, please do not hesitate to contact the IPASS Customer Service Representatives at 416–243–6990, Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The on-site parking office is also available for registration needs:, office@southlakeregional.org, 905-895-4521, ext. 2779


Consider alternative forms of transportation including carpooling, transit, walking and biking

smart commute modes


Southlake partners with Smart Commute Central York to promote sustainable modes of commuting. We encourage Our People to make transportation choices that help to reduce the stress on our health, wallets, roads and the environment. Use the Smart Commute Trip Tool* to explore your options, match your trip with others and track the impacts of your transportation choices. Register and join the Southlake network and SCCY network from the pull-down menu. 


  1. Carpool. Save time, money and energy.Find your ride match on our free Trip Tool. You can share the cost of a monthly parking pass with your carpool partner and are eligible for on-site and garage parking. Our staff lots have prime "Carpool" designated parking spots.

  2. Take Transit. Let somebody else handle the stresses of driving. Monthly passes are tax deductible. Southlake is conveniently located on YRT routes 50, 54, 55, 58, 520 and 520, www.yrt.ca. And within walking/cycling distance of the GO bus and train stations, www.gotransit.com. The Trip Tool allows you to explore your transit options.

  3. Walk.Walk or run to work. It is a great strategy for introducing exercise into your daily routine. You'll save money and improve your health. Locker rooms including shower facilities are available to all staff by the West Staff Entrance. The Trip Tool provides you with route options and calculates calories burned.

  4. Bike.Bike to work or if your commute is too far, take your bike with you on the bus. Free covered, secured, and video monitored card-access bike parking is available to all Southlake staff on the main level of the Parking Garage. Register for access at the Parking Office. All YRT/Viva buses are now equipped with bike racks More information. Check the Trip Tool for your bike route options.

  5. Emergency Ride Home Program. Staff faced with an emergency, who have chosen a sustainable mode of transportation to the workplace that day are eligible. You can be reimbursed for their travel costs (taxi, public transit or rental car) to a maximum of $75.00 per trip. Details can be found at here.

For questions regarding your commuting options at Southlake, contact your Southlake Smart Commute Workplace Representative Katharine Gatto, kgatto@southlakeregional.org


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