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Huron 2016 Total - Commuting duration for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over in private households with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 24580 12985 11595
Huron 2016 Car; truck; van - as a driver 20960 11280 9680
Huron 2016 Car; truck; van - as a passenger 1295 590 700
Huron 2016 Public transit 150 60 85
Huron 2016 Walked 1675 715 955
Huron 2016 Bicycle 225 155 70
Huron 2016 Other method 275 185 95
Perth 2016 Total - Commuting duration for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over in private households with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 35975 18825 17150
Perth 2016 Car; truck; van - as a driver 29220 15575 13645
Perth 2016 Car; truck; van - as a passenger 2685 1235 1450
Perth 2016 Public transit 395 130 265
Perth 2016 Walked 2610 1200 1410
Perth 2016 Bicycle 670 480 185
Perth 2016 Other method 400 200 200
Huron 2011 Mode of transportation, Total employed population aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address by mode of transportation 25455 13200 12255
Huron 2011 Mode of transportation, Car; truck or van - as a driver 21515 11295 10220
Huron 2011 Mode of transportation, Car; truck or van - as a passenger 1345 670 670
Huron 2011 Mode of transportation, Public transit 220 125 95
Huron 2011 Mode of transportation, Walked 1820 775 1040
Huron 2011 Mode of transportation, Bicycle 275 185 90
Huron 2011 Mode of transportation, Other methods 285 150 130
Perth 2011 Mode of transportation, Total employed population aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address by mode of transportation 35520 18500 17025
Perth 2011 Mode of transportation, Car; truck or van - as a driver 28100 14840 13260
Perth 2011 Mode of transportation, Car; truck or van - as a passenger 2525 1250 1275
Perth 2011 Mode of transportation, Public transit 415 130 280
Perth 2011 Mode of transportation, Walked 3015 1230 1785
Perth 2011 Mode of transportation, Bicycle 965 705 265
Perth 2011 Mode of transportation, Other methods 510 350 155

 

Data Source

Statistics Canada - National Household Survey (2011), Census (2016).

Measurement and Limitations

Main mode of commuting for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over in private households with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample

Respondents were not asked to distinguish between how they get to work from season to season. Winter habits might be different.

See: Census page

Patterns and Trends

Private cars, trucks and vans are the preferred means of getting to work by far. Furthermore, almost all drivers travel by themselves. Even where public transportation is available in Stratford few use it to get to work. In fact, more cycle to work than ride the bus. Although Stratford has been described as a walkable city less than 10 percent walk to work. This is, however, about twice the provincial rate.

 

 

 
 
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