Commuting

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Commuting in Canada – The proportion of people working 25 kilometres (km) or more from the city centre is increasing

Using data from the 1996 and 2016 Census of Population, this study examines the geographic location of jobs, people’s commute and how they have changed over time. The commuting patterns for Canada’s eight largest census metropolitan areas (CMAs)—Toronto, Montréal, Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa–Gatineau, Edmonton, Québec and Winnipeg—are compared. Since 1996, jobs have been moving away from … Continue reading

Communting to Work – The future does not have to be this way

By 2030, 60 percent of the world’s population will live in cities, up from about 50 percent today. Over the same period, more than two billion people are likely to enter the middle class, with the majority of them living in cities in emerging markets, particularly China. The number of megacities with more than ten … Continue reading

US – The number of jobs within the typical commute distance for residents in a major metro area fell by 7 percent

Proximity to employment can influence a range of economic and social outcomes, from local fiscal health to the employment prospects of residents, particularly low-income and minority workers. An analysis of private-sector employment and demographic data at the census tract level reveals that: Between 2000 and 2012, the number of jobs within the typical commute distance … Continue reading

Canada / Commuting times key factor for half of respondents to a survey

The survey by Oxford Properties and Environics Research Group found that 76 per cent of respondents wanted a reasonable commute to the office. Continue reading

US / Megacommuters: 600,000 Travel 90 Minutes and 50 Miles to Work, and 10.8 Million Travel an Hour Each Way

About 8.1 percent of U.S. workers have commutes of 60 minutes or longer, 4.3 percent work from home, and nearly 600,000 full-time workers had “megacommutes” of at least 90 minutes and 50 miles. The average one-way daily commute for workers across the country is 25.5 minutes, and one in four commuters leave their county to … Continue reading

US / The number of Americans with marathon commutes is on the rise

The number of Americans with marathon commutes is on the rise, particularly following a debilitating recession that has pummeled employment and the housing sector, a recent report on the nation’s “super commuting” trend finds. “What’s really driving this is the economy,” says Mitchell Moss, director of New York University’s Rudin Center for Transportation and co-author … Continue reading

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