College Street is an important downtown crosstown street that begins at Yonge Street and ends just before the Railpath, west of Lansdowne Avenue at Dundas Street West.

East of Yonge Street, the same road is named Carlton Street.

The 506 Carlton Streetcar is often referred to as The College Car.

College Street begins downtown, and from east to west passes: Bay Street, MaRS, Queen's Park, the UofT St. George Campus, Kensington Market, Little Italy, Ossington Village, Little Portugal.

The width of the street varies, sometimes as wide as six lanes of traffic plus bike lanes, down to a very tight squeeze of four lanes.