Transportation & Mobility 2014

  1. Introduction to Transportation & Mobility

    Niagara’s unique urban-rural geography and the availability and accessibility of modes of transportation for people to get around have a direct bearing on the health and wellbeing of our people, community and economy. While the automobile is our most-reported mode of transportation, attention is shifting to the socio-economic value for...
  2. Accident Rates in Niagara Municipalities

    This table shows Niagara-wide collisions data from the MTO Ontario Road Safety Annual Report, 2011. Source: Ontario Ministry of Transportation Retrieved From: http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/safety/orsar/orsar11/ontario-road-safety-annual-report-2011.pdf An archive of traffic reports and accidents on Ontario highways and specifically Niagara can be found at: http://www.navbug.com/ontario/niagara_1_archived_reports.htm
  3. Affordability and Accessibility of Transportation in Niagara

    As ours has traditionally been a majority single vehicle travel society, understanding affordability and accessibility issues can assist us in thinking critically about what it means for the health and wellbeing of residents, our economy and our community to have equal opportunity to access affordable, acceptable transportation. Cost of Gasoline...
  4. Transportation Planning and Municipal Investment in Transit in Niagara

    Municipalities’ Investment in Transit in Niagara Understanding how municipalities are prioritizing and spending money on transit is one key to understanding the future growth of public transit throughout the region. Examining the aggregate budgets of the Regional Municipality of Niagara and the local municipalities in Niagara that offer transit services,...
  5. Traffic Volume and Routes

    Canada-US Border Crossings in Niagara The Niagara River forms a shared border between Canada and the United States. Thus there are 5 border crossings in the Niagara Region, 4 by road and 1 by rail. The road border crossings link up with the busy Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW), which runs...