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1996 Transportation Tomorrow Survey

Regional Municipality of York


DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS


Total Number of Households 178,200
Dwelling Type House Townhouse Apartment
83% 6% 12%
Household Size 1 2 3 4 5+
12% 25% 20% 26% 17%
Number of Vehicles 0 1 2 3 4+
4% 28% 51% 12% 4%
Household Averages Persons Workers Drivers Vehicles Trips/Day
3.2 1.6 2.1 1.8 6.8

Total Population 567,700
Employment Status
Population Transit
Pass
Licenced
Drivers
Student Full
Time
Part
Time
Work at Home
F/T P/T
Male 281,200 3% 68% 28% 47% 5% 2% 0%
Female 286,500 3% 64% 26% 32% 11% 1% 0%
On survey day: Made work trip 87% 52% 38% 19%
Worked from home 2%


Occupation Type Clerical Manufacturing Professional Sales & Service
29% 37% 23% 11%

Age Distribution of Population
Age Category
Median 0-10 11-15 16-25 26-45 46-64 65+
33.7 17% 8% 13% 35% 19% 8%

Daily Trips/Person (age 11+) 2.6





TRAVEL PATTERNS


Trips Made by Residents of York Region

Trip Purpose Category
Time Period Trips % of 24 hr. HB-W HB-S HB-D N-HB
6-9 a.m. 294,900 24.4 50% 25% 16% 9%
24 Hours 1,206,700 33% 14% 38% 15%

Percentage of Trips Within Region 6-9 a.m. 59% 24 Hours 62%

Trips Made to York Region

Destination Purpose
Time Period Trips % of 24 hr. Work School Home Other
6-9 a.m. 281,900 23.7 58% 23% 4% 15%
24 Hours 1,187,400 19% 6% 43% 32%

Trips Made by Residents of York Region

Time Period Trips Auto
Driver
Auto
Passng.
Local
Transit
GO
Train
Walk &
Cycle
Other
6-9 a.m. 294,900 65% 13% 7% 1% 7% 6%
24 Hours 1,206,700 70% 16% 5% 1% 5% 3%

Median Trip Length (km) by Mode
Auto
Driver
Auto
Passng.
Local
Transit
GO
Train
6.6 3.8 15.4 25.9

Trips Made to York Region

Time Period Trips Auto
Driver
Auto
Passng.
Local
Transit
GO
Train
Walk &
Cycle
Other
6-9 a.m. 281,900 67% 14% 4% 0% 8% 7%
24 Hours 1,187,400 71% 17% 4% 0% 5% 3%