Public Transit Use Among Immigrants
AbstractThis paper examines the likelihood of immigrants and the Canadian-born to use public transit. It also discusses implications for public transit services. It uses data from the 1996 and 2001 censuses of Canada.
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Labour; Ethnic diversity and immigration; Transportation; Commuting to work; Immigrants and non-permanent residents; Integration of newcomers; Labour market and income; Transportation by road;
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