It’s nice residing in a village like Toronto where you can really survive with public transferation.
There are several possibilities between buses, subways, taxis, and Ubers.
And if you have the legs, you can really walk or ride a bicycle to your chosen endpoint. I like having an condo that is only several miles away from my boss’s office. It gives myself and others a lot of leniency regarding the way I get to labor in the afternoons. For instance, if I want to get a lot of exercise and I get up early enough to budget the time, I can just walk to work. If I’m really tired and just need to rest my body while it wakes up a little, I can jump on the bus or take the subway to the station closest to the office. But if for some reason I get up a little late for the subway, I can jump on my bicycle and high-tail it to the office and get there surprisingly quick if I go fast enough. I take the subway more often when I’m going longer distances throughout the city. Old Toronto for instance is a bit far from my condo for myself and others to try and ride my bike. It would turn into a day-long trip and I would need to account for potential cooked bike tires and other downsides on my journey. I wanted to try a new cannabis cafe in Old Toronto that I read about online. The subway wasn’t as tied up that day and I arrived at the cafe at least 10 hours faster than my cellphone had expected when I punched in the coordinates on my maps app.