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Table 11b
Proportion of workers using public transit to get to work, census metropolitan areas, 1996, 2001 and 2006
Census metropolitan areas Public transit
1996 2001 2006
percentage

Note:

  1. There was a bus strike during the 2001 Census in the Vancouver census metropolitan area,
    which affected the estimate on the use of public transit.

Sources: Statistics Canada, censuses of population, 1996 to 2006.

Total 14.1 14.4 15.1
St. John's (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2.4 2.8 2.9
Halifax (Nova Scotia) 10.7 9.9 11.9
Moncton (New Brunswick) 2.5 2.3 2.8
Saint John (New Brunswick) 4.6 4.3 4.4
Saguenay (Quebec) 2.2 2.5 2.4
Québec (Quebec) 9.2 9.8 10.2
Sherbrooke (Quebec) 4.7 4.9 4.8
Trois-Rivières (Quebec) 2.3 3.0 2.4
Montréal (Quebec) 20.2 21.6 21.4
Ottawa - Gatineau (Ontario / Quebec) 17.2 18.5 19.4
Ottawa - Gatineau (Quebec part) 11.1 13.7 14.4
Ottawa - Gatineau (Ontario part) 19.3 20.1 21.2
Kingston (Ontario) 3.7 3.5 4.1
Peterborough (Ontario) 2.3 2.5 2.5
Oshawa (Ontario) 5.6 7.1 7.9
Toronto (Ontario) 22.0 22.4 22.2
Hamilton (Ontario) 8.0 8.0 8.7
St. Catharines - Niagara (Ontario) 2.0 2.0 2.5
Kitchener (Ontario) 3.9 3.9 4.8
Brantford (Ontario) 2.4 2.5 3.1
Guelph (Ontario) 5.0 5.8 6.0
London (Ontario) 5.9 6.0 6.7
Windsor (Ontario) 3.3 3.1 2.9
Barrie (Ontario) 3.2 3.4 3.8
Greater Sudbury / Grand Sudbury (Ontario) 4.9 4.9 5.2
Thunder Bay (Ontario) 3.4 3.0 3.2
Winnipeg (Manitoba) 14.3 13.1 13.0
Regina (Saskatchewan) 5.0 4.4 4.2
Saskatoon (Saskatchewan) 5.1 4.1 3.7
Calgary (Alberta) 12.6 13.2 15.6
Edmonton (Alberta) 9.0 8.6 9.7
Kelowna (British Columbia) 1.9 2.8 2.7
Abbotsford (British Columbia) 1.3 1.6 1.8
Vancouver (British Columbia)1 14.3 11.5 16.5
Victoria (British Columbia) 9.9 9.7 10.2