TRANSPORTATION IN CANADA: A STATISTICAL OVERVIEW

This report is a collection and interpretation of recently published data on transportation. Most of this data comes from Statistics Canada. Other sources include the Transportation Safety Board of Canada's series on rail, air, marine and pipelines; Transport Canada's data on aircraft, road safety, road expenditures and federal transportation expenditures; and Environment Canada's information on pollutants. Chapter 1 introduces the publication. Chapter 2 takes a broad look at how important transportation is within the Canadian economy. Chapter 3 presents transportation flows -- people or freight moving by various means between point A and point B. Chapter 4 examines infrastructure and vehicles. Chapter 5 describes transportation businesses. Chapters 6 and 7 consider transportation safety and the impact of transportation on energy use and air pollution, respectively.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 38 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00723601
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 1551870924
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 30 1996 12:00AM