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Saskatoon is a medium-sized city, so it's not too big so that you will have a hard time getting around. The City of Saskatoon operates the Saskatoon Transit Services, which provides bus service to most areas of the city. The newly instituted DART (direct access rapid transit) routes provide more frequent service and fewer stops on the busiest routes. DART buses also have bicycle racks for cyclists.
Taxis offer door-to-door service, albeit at a price. United Cabs/Blueline Taxi (306-653-3333), Radio Cabs (306-220-5444) and Comfort Cabs (306-664-6464) are the city's main taxi operators. Reservations are recommended, but are generally not required. When making a reservation, do mention if your trip is of a time-sensitive nature, such as an airport drop-off, as such trips are given higher priority. Visitors arriving at the airport should note that United Cabs/Blueline Taxi has an exclusive service agreement with the airport. If there are no United/Blueline drivers available, it may take time for you to get picked up, or you might have to call one of the other companies.
If you are driving, make sure to obtain a street map from a travel agency or tourism bureau. Most points in Saskatoon are accessible within a 30 minutes drive, except during weekday rush hours (about 7:30 am - 9:00 am and 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm). The main expressway around the city is Circle Drive, with the Idylwyld Expressway leading into the city centre. Pay attention to detours due to road construction, and school zones, where reduced speed is required.
Several attractions and events are located within walking distance of one another. The Meewasin Valley trails are located on either side of the river, and are a pleasant way to travel on foot or bicycle. In the wintertime, they become popular with cross-country skiers.