Table 5 below summarizes all of the geographic data which was used for the purpose of this study.
TTC Subway Lines
This shapefile is available in the NAD83 UTM17N projection. It outlines the current subway system in effect within the city of Toronto.
TTC Rapid Transit Routes by Kevin Farrugia as constructed with the City of Toronto’s Open Data Licence v2.0
January 19th, 2012
This shapefile is available in the NAD83 UTM17N projection. It presents borders around cities within ontario in order to allow map interpreters the ability to visualize the study area easily.
The Government of Ontario
April 30th, 2015
Provinces and Territories borders
This shapefile is available in the NAD83 UTM17N projection. It shows the borders of the provinces and territories in Canada. In addition, this file possesses the borders for waterways in Canada and more importantly, Ontario.
Intersection Traffic and Pedestrian volume
This document has the average volume of vehicles and pedestrians at all major intersections in Toronto over an 8-hour time period.
Toronto Open Data
Text file-joined to Toronto major intersections shapefile
This shapefile projects the streets in Toronto. This allows the map users to visualize where current and future subway lines are located in Toronto.
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Toronto Points of Interest
This shapefile projects the location of the main points of interest in Toronto. This is important to be able to visualize busy regions of Toronto.
Economic development and culture
Toronto average income per ward
This document summarizes the income per household in Toronto. This allows the mapmaker to find a relationship, or lack thereof, between average income and subway use.
Text file-joined to Toronto wards shapefile
This shapefile includes the boundaries by which Toronto is divided.
Toronto Major intersections
This shapefile includes the major intersections in Toronto.