Each month Metro Vancouver develops a map on a topic of regional
These maps and graphs show the housing trends for various age groups in the region together with major residential development projects since 2011.
This map illustrates major goods movement features throughout the region and provides 2014 Port Metro Vancouver statistics about commodities and throughput.
By quantifying household transportation and housing costs, this map takes a new look at what affordability means in different parts of the region.
The map demonstrates the important relationship between planning for growth and investing in transit. Today, approximately 55% of residents live within in the transit proximity area, which is a 5 to 10 minute walk to the Frequent Transit Network.
A comparison of three maps shows that supporting high quality transit and higher density urban growth have remained regional priorities.
This map depicts the 2011 median age across the region and provides an analysis of trends to date. It reveals a recent increase in median age, a trend that is anticipated to continue and will have implications for regional planning.
This data depicts changes in Class 5 and 7 active driver licenses between 2004 and 2013. The region saw marked shifts in the rates of licensing by age and gender. Travel behaviour in part reflects evolving demographics, population, attitudes, preferences and policy.
This map depicts the 2011 population density of Metro 2040’s General Urban lands. Metro 2040 aims to increase density in the region’s network of 26 Urban Centres and along transit corridors. The map establishes a baseline for monitoring future trends.
This map depicts the volume of truck traffic relative to other traffic at select locations in the region in fall 2011. The data was collected on a single weekday in the fall between 6AM and 10PM as part of TransLink’s Neglected Screenline Survey.
This map illustrates the status of ALR land with respect to farming based on the Province’s agricultural Land Use Inventory (2014). It shows that about half of the region’s ALR lands are farmed and about another quarter have potential for farming.
This map depicts the spatial relationship between Metro 2040’s land use designations and major goods movement infrastructure.
This map depicts the relationship between ‘Metro 2040’ regional land use designations and the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR). Over 90% of the regional Agricultural designation is aligned with the ALR, however each designation contains some ALR land.