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Getting Around 2008 Supplementary

Getting Around: 2008 Archive - Supplemental Information

The ease and cost of getting from place to place in a community are important factors in gauging the community's liveability.

11-1 Operating Costs ($), Conventional Transit, per Regular Service Trip (Comparative)

Operating Costs ($), Conventional Transit, per Regular Service Trip Getting Around Supplemental Graphs 2008 43.jpg

 2005
Waterloo Region3.31
Ontario Regional Municipalities2.63

Source: Region of Waterloo MPMP and Ontario MPMP Reports for 2005

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11-2 Operating Costs ($), Conventional Transit, per Regular Service Trip (Waterloo Region)

Operating Costs ($), Conventional Transit, per Regular Service Trip Getting Around Supplemental Graphs 2008 43 (5).jpg

 20052006
Waterloo Region3.313.52

Source: Region of Waterloo MPMP Reports for 2005 and 2006

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11-3 Traffic Congestion (kms) on Major Roads* (2005)

Traffic Congestion (kms) on Major Roads (2005) Getting Around Supplemental Graphs 2008 43 (1).jpg

 20052006
Waterloo Region15251497
Ontario Median15301534

*Vehicle Km travelled per lane Km '000s

Source: OMBI 2006 Performance Benchmarking Report

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11-4 Transit In-Service Vehicle Hours Per Capita, 2006

Transit In-Service Vehicle Hours Per Capita, 2006 Getting Around Supplemental Graphs 2008 43 (2).jpg

 20052006
Waterloo Region1.051.08
Ontario Median1.301.30

Source: OMBI Report 2006

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1-5 Vital Signs® Canada Original Data Sources

1-6 Vital Signs® Canada Original Data Sources - Where Waterloo Region Stands

XII-1 Median Commuting Distance

 Average Commuting TimeMedian Commuting Distance to work in kmMedian Commuting Distance to work in km% change, 2001- 2006
Kitchener CMA 5.65.83.6

In 2006, the median commuting distance to work in Kitchener was 5.8 kilometers. This was 23.7 per cent lower than the national average of 7.6 km and 33.3 per cent lower than the provincial average of 8.7 km. Median commuting distance was up 3.6 per cent from the 2001 figure.

Source: Data for Median Commuting Distance is based on Census 2006, Topic-based Tabulations. http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/topics/RetrieveProductTable.cfm?ALEVEL=3&APATH=3&CATNO=&DETAIL=0&DIM=&DS=99&FL=0&FREE=0&GAL=0&GC=99&GK=NA&GRP=1&IPS=&METH=0&ORDER=1&PID=90655&PTYPE=88971&RL=0&S=1&ShowAll=No&StartRow=1&SUB=0&Temporal=2006&Them

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XII-2 Proportion of the Population Using Public Transport as a Per cent of the employed

 20012006% point change 2001-2006
Kitchener CMA3.94.80.9

With 4.8 percent of workers using public transportation to get to work in 2006, the percentage of workers in Kitchener using public transportation was 56.6 per cent lower than the national public transportation utilization rate (11.0) and 63.0 per cent lower than the provincial rate (12.9).

Source: Statistics Canada. 2001 and 2006 Community Profiles.
For 2006:
http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/profiles/community/Details/Page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=PR&Code1=01&Geo2=PR&Code2=01&Data=Count&SearchText=Canada&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=Place%20of%20work&Custom=
For2001:
http://www12.statcan.ca/english/Profil01/CP01/Details/Page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=PR&Code1=01&Geo2=PR&Code2=01&Data=Count&SearchText=Canada&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=Work&Custom=

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