Friday, January 23, 2015

Car use outpaces public transit in Montreal area, survey shows

The survey, paid for by the region’s public transit bodies and called Origine-Destination, is a census of the Montreal region — made up of nearly 4 million people — examining their preferred modes of transport, published every five years.

It found that the use of cars has grown by 15 per cent in the region from 2008 to 2013, compared with public transit use, which was up 10 per cent, and active transportation (walking or cycling), which increased by nine per cent. Read more.

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