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Commuting Patterns and Places of Work of Canadians, 2006 Census: Portrait of census metropolitan areas and their municipalities

Commuting patterns

Workers in Victoria more likely to walk and cycle to work

In 2006, workers residing in the Victoria CMA were the most likely of workers in all CMAs to walk to work (10.4%), and also the most likely to cycle (5.6%) there. The Halifax (10.1%) and Kingston (9.6%) CMAs also stood out for their relatively high proportions of walkers.

Table 11c
Proportion of workers walking, cycling or using another mode of transportation to get to work, census metropolitan areas, 1996, 2001 and 2006

In terms of the use of bicycles, the other CMAs that stood out were Kingston (2.4%), Saskatoon (2.4%), Peterborough (2.3%) and Guelph (2.3%).

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