Vancouver leads the way on getting around without a car

Even though this group is focused on Ottawa Transit, it’s still nice to review what other cities are doing to address challenges.

Once again, Vancouver is leading the way in Canada.

Vancouverites set new record in walking, biking and transit use: City survey of 2,600 people shows decrease in vehicle trips

 

A fascinating survey of Vancouver residents show that they are walking, biking, and using transit more than ever.

Why?

  High gas prices and increasing congestion make driving less appealing.  

  Investments in cycling networks and transit make both more effective and functional.

Interestingly, the survey does not say whether people are choosing to give up their cars, only that they are driving less. Car-sharing services are wildly popular in Vancouver.

Inspiring …


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