2011 McGill Transportation Survey

 

In Winter 2011 the inter-disciplinary research group, Transportation Research at McGill (TRAM) conducted a travel survey to assess the environmental impact of travel to and from McGill University and to develop a better understanding of the use of sustainable transportation for commuting to McGill. The targeted population of the survey included McGill students, staff, and faculty. The results of the survey highlights the current travel patterns, and transportation needs and concerns of McGill students, faculty and staff.

 

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This survey is funded by the McGill Sustainability Projects Fund and is conducted in collaboration with the McGill Office of Sustainability.

 

The project team included Cynthia Jacques, Jacob Mason and Kevin Manaugh graduate students from the McGill School Urban Planning, Vincent Chakour, graduate student from the Department of Civil Engineering, Anais Mathez undergraduate student from the Department of Geography and Guillaume Barreau, research fellow at the School of Urban Planning and the Department of Civil Engineering. The research team has worked under the supervision of Naveen Eluru and Marianne Hatzopoulou, Assistant Professors with the Department of Civil Engineering and Ahmed El-Geneidy, Assistant Professor with the School of Urban Planning.

 

English summary of the report

 

French Summary of the report

 

Final report

 

This project has led to several peer reviewed publications. Please note that an * indicates the author is an undergraduate or graduate student at McGill.

 

Eluru, N, *Chakour, V., & El-Geneidy A. (2012). Travel Mode Choice and Transit Route Choice Behavior in Montreal: Insights from McGill University Members Commute Patterns.Paper to be presented at the 91st Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., USA.

 

*Jacques, C., *Manaugh, K., & El-Geneidy, A. (2012). Rescuing the captive [mode] user: An alternative approach to transport market segmentation.Paper to be presented at the 91st Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., USA.

 

*Manaugh, K., *Larsen, J., & El-Geneidy, A. (2012). Does Distance Matter? Exploring the links among values, motivations and satisfaction in walking trips. Paper to be presented at the 91st Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., USA.

 

*Mathez, A., *Manaugh, K., *Chakour, V., El-Geneidy, A. & Hatzopoulou, M. (2012). How can we alter our carbon footprint? Estimating GHG emissions based on travel survey information.Paper to be presented at the 91st Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., USA.

 

Thank you for your participation!

 

If you have inquiries about this research, please contact


Cynthia Jacques:
School of Urban Planning
815 Sherbrooke St. W.
Macdonald-Harrington Building, Suite 400
Montréal, QC
H3A 2K6
Telephone: 514 398-4058
Fax: 514 398-8376
Email: cynthia.jacques[at]mail.mcgill.ca