This review presents the results of continuous monitoring of a major transport statistical series as well as outlines some of the major transport areas. Part 1 of this volume examines statistical trends and makes international comparisons. Chapter 1 considers the transport sector within the general framework of the Canadian economy. Chapter 2, 3, 4 and 5 consider the rail mode, the airline industry, the water mode, and highway transport respectively. Chapter 6 examines government transport expenditures and private transport investment. Chapter 7 attempts international comparisons of transport statistics. The public hearing process followed by the Canadian Transport Commission is outlined in Chapter 8. Chapter 9 examines the transport user's point of view, as revealed in market research surveys. Studies of productivity changes in Canadian railway and airline industries are summarized in Chapter 10. Shipping conferences operating in Canada are discussed in Chapter 11. Chapter 12 discusses our transport research including mainline and regional carriers as well as local service air carriers.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Canadian Transport Commission

    Research Division, 275 Slater Street
    Ottawa, ONo K1A 0N9,   Canada 
  • Publication Date: 1979-3


  • French

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 118 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00303073
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 30 1980 12:00AM