The goal of this study is to understand where people are going and how they get there – by foot, bicycle, transit or vehicle. The results will help the City of Edmonton and the communities in the Capital Region to:
An independent Edmonton-based research firm, R.A. Malatest & Associates Ltd., has been contracted to conduct the survey.
Invited households sign up using the Login ID on their invitation letter, and tell us about their household.
Households are assigned a one-day travel period and each member of the household is asked to record the following information in a Travel Log.
Households are asked to enter the data online or by phone.
As an innovative element in the 2015 survey, a select group of participants will also collect data using a GPS smart phone application during their travel day, which will provide enhanced data around travel patterns.
We’ve randomly selected households from across the Capital Region to participate, in order to get a statistically reliable representation of residents and their travel patterns. Only those who have received notices in the mail will be able to participate.