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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 50F0001G
    Description:

    Statistics Canada collects and publishes a large amount of data on all modes of transportation. For example, do you know the level of shipments of commodities last quarter? Where are the key access points to the United States and which commodities are moving through them? How can you determine market share? This guide will familiarize you with the sources for answers to these questions and more and show you how to access them. It will allow you to take advantage of what Statistics Canada has to offer you. The guide is divided into two parts. Part I contains a description of each survey at Statistics Canada that has transportation related information. Each survey is listed with the survey name, a person to contact, phone number and fax number, a brief description of the transportation related information in the survey, the periodicity of the survey and the publication catalogue number, name and price where the information can be found.

    Release date: 2006-03-07

  • Journals and periodicals: 53F0003X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    For several years, urban transit ridership in Canada has been declining. In the late 1990s, ridership began to stabilize but at a level well below the peaks reached in previous years. Many have postulated reasons for the decline, including the dominance of the automobile, changes in work locations and hours, increasing fares, decreasing subsidies and increasing suburbanization.

    Using data from approximately 85 Canadian urban transit service providers, over a period of 8 years, this paper outlines the empirical results of analysis to measure factors that have affected urban transit ridership. Among the key goals of this project was the development of measures of fare elasticity.

    Demographic, socio-economic and level of service variables were used in the research to explain changes in ridership. A variety of dummy variables was also used to account for structural differences.

    The paper concludes with an examination of major Canadian cities that carry the majority of all commuters in the country.

    Release date: 2000-06-06

  • 3. Urban transit Archived
    Table: 50-002-X19970043098
    Description:

    Despite the benefits of taking public transit, Canadians are using it less and less. In 1996, each Canadian took an average of about 46 trips on some form of urban transit, the lowest level since 1970 when the average fell to 43 trips per person. In contrast, Canadians were using mass transit at three times that rate at the end of the Second World War.

    Release date: 1997-07-21
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  • 1. Urban transit Archived
    Table: 50-002-X19970043098
    Description:

    Despite the benefits of taking public transit, Canadians are using it less and less. In 1996, each Canadian took an average of about 46 trips on some form of urban transit, the lowest level since 1970 when the average fell to 43 trips per person. In contrast, Canadians were using mass transit at three times that rate at the end of the Second World War.

    Release date: 1997-07-21
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  • Journals and periodicals: 53F0003X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    For several years, urban transit ridership in Canada has been declining. In the late 1990s, ridership began to stabilize but at a level well below the peaks reached in previous years. Many have postulated reasons for the decline, including the dominance of the automobile, changes in work locations and hours, increasing fares, decreasing subsidies and increasing suburbanization.

    Using data from approximately 85 Canadian urban transit service providers, over a period of 8 years, this paper outlines the empirical results of analysis to measure factors that have affected urban transit ridership. Among the key goals of this project was the development of measures of fare elasticity.

    Demographic, socio-economic and level of service variables were used in the research to explain changes in ridership. A variety of dummy variables was also used to account for structural differences.

    The paper concludes with an examination of major Canadian cities that carry the majority of all commuters in the country.

    Release date: 2000-06-06
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 50F0001G
    Description:

    Statistics Canada collects and publishes a large amount of data on all modes of transportation. For example, do you know the level of shipments of commodities last quarter? Where are the key access points to the United States and which commodities are moving through them? How can you determine market share? This guide will familiarize you with the sources for answers to these questions and more and show you how to access them. It will allow you to take advantage of what Statistics Canada has to offer you. The guide is divided into two parts. Part I contains a description of each survey at Statistics Canada that has transportation related information. Each survey is listed with the survey name, a person to contact, phone number and fax number, a brief description of the transportation related information in the survey, the periodicity of the survey and the publication catalogue number, name and price where the information can be found.

    Release date: 2006-03-07
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