Downtown Toronto has many underground pathways to take that can help in the winter months.
With designated bike lanes it is a great way to get around.
Subway / Bus
Toronto offers a vast network of subways and buses that is a great economal way to travel. The following is a list of tranist options:
Plenty of roads and highways, and only one toll highway, a great fast way to get around, except in rush hour!
There are also alternatives to car rental but there is a sigh up process.
Rush Hour Times
Highways are usually busy between these peak times on working days of Monday to Friday, between the hours of 5pm - 6:30pm