Bank Street B.I.A.
Getting Here

Downtown Bank Street is accessible, liveable, and committed to enhancing our community’s downtown core. We work with the City and our members to facilitate better parking, for cars and bikes alike, as well as OC Transpo to ensure Bank Street’s easy to get to and enjoy while you’re here.

By Bus

Bank Street is home to several bus routes and the transit way runs through the northern end of the district. Looking to bus to downtown Bank Street? Check out OC Transpo’s trip planner to plan your trip to downtown Bank Street! 

By Car  

Downtown Bank Street has free on-street parking after 5:30 pm Monday through Friday and free parking all weekend.  Here are some great parking lots close to downtown Bank Street. If you’re not sure how to get to downtown Bank Street by car, plan your trip here

Parking Lots

  1. Vincipark – 171 Gloucester/Bank
  2. Capital Parking – 138 Gloucester / O’Connor
  3. 84 Gloucester / Metcalfe
  4. Inpark 97 – Gloucester/Metcalfe
  5. Vincipark 328 – Laurier W/ Bank
  6. Gilliad Parking – 265 Laurier W/ Bank
  7. Advantage Parking – 250 Albert/ Bank
  8. World Exchange – 145 O’Connor /Queen

By Bike

We encourage alternative and eco-friendly modes of transportation. Working with the Ottawa Centre Eco District we were able to have more bike parking installed on the street.  We will continue to work with the Eco District to promote and build broad support for better cycling connections in the downtown core.

We are close to a variety of bike lanes and trails, making downtown bank accessible by bike from all over the city. If you’re looking to bike to downtown bank Street, check out these great local resources for more information on bike lanes, trails, and safety tips. We’re a proud supporter of Ottawa’s Bike to Work Month in May. For information about biking in the downtown core, check out the City’s cycling guide and map

By Walking 

Centretown is a great community, and downtown Bank Street is in the heart of it all. With a wide range of great restaurants, shops, and services available all within walking distance, downtown Bank Street is a fantastic travel spot for locals and tourists exploring the city. We have benches and wide side walks to keep our district accessible and accommodate all community members.