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  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X201000211283
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study looks at access to and use of public transit in 2007, using data from the Households and the Environment Survey.

    Release date: 2010-06-29

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2004224
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This paper examines the likelihood of immigrants and the Canadian-born to use public transit. It also discusses implications for public transit services. It uses data from the 1996 and 2001 censuses of Canada.

    Release date: 2004-05-13

  • 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: 2743
    Description: This annual survey provides establishment-oriented industry statistics (such as basic input and output data of the Canadian passenger bus industry) and transportation-oriented statistics (including distance run, passengers and equipment operated).

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 2744
    Description: This monthly survey covers those establishments with annual revenue of $1,000,000 and over as recorded in Passenger Bus Statistics (record number 2743).

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 2745
    Description: This survey is conducted by Statistics Canada in order to collect the necessary information to support the Integrated Business Statistics Program (IBSP). This survey collects data essential for the statistical analysis of the passenger bus industry and its impact on the Canadian economy. Your information may also be used by Statistics Canada for other statistical and research purposes.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 2797
    Description: This discontinued survey collected financial and operating information on the Canadian passenger bus and urban transit industries.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 2798
    Description: The purpose of the passenger bus and urban transit survey is to collect annual financial, operating and employment data on bus companies operating in Canada. It also includes municipalities and government agencies that operate urban transit and commuter services.
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