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Table 4 Indicators of neighbourhood traffic burden

From: Inequitable walking conditions among older people: examining the interrelationship of neighbourhood socio-economic status and urban form using a comparative case study

Indicators Lower SES inner-urban neighbourhood Higher SES inner-urban neighbourhood Lower SES suburban neighbourhood Higher SES suburban neighbourhood
*Pedestrian-vehicle collisions (total number) 207 113 78 34
**Vehicle Volume (total number) 11 694 10 554 15 852 7 469
**Pedestrian Volume (total number) 2417 3292 242 122
**Vehicles:Pedestrian (ratio) 4.8 : 1.0 3.2 : 1.0 65.5 : 1.0 61.2 : 1.0
Designated trucking routes (metres per square kilometre) 2762 541 831 0
  1. Source: City of Ottawa Public Works and Services Department
  2. * Pedestrian-vehicle collisions 1998 - 2007
  3. ** Pedestrian and vehicle volumes for selected main intersections:
  4. Absolute counts collected over an 8 hour weekday
  5. Values for lower SES inner-urban collected July 2007, higher SES inner-urban May 2007, lower SES suburban July 2006, and higher SES suburban July 2006