Canada - Road Traffic Data

Leverage granular traffic data for smarter urban planning and efficient transportation management across Canada.

Vital Traffic Insights across the Canada

Delve into detailed metrics and analyses, uncovering the nuances of traffic flow, congestion hotspots, and speed trends essential for informed transportation planning and management across the Canada.


Total Number of records
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1,042,300 kilometers

Total Length of Canada Roads (Kms)
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Average Speed
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Highway 404 - 94.1 km/h

Fastest Road by Median Speed
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Snapshot of Canada Road Traffic

Preview the depth and breadth of our traffic data collection, showcasing how granular insights can revolutionize transportation planning and management in Canada.

Key Variables

Delve into detailed metrics and analyses, uncovering the nuances of traffic flow, congestion hotspots, and speed trends essential for informed transportation planning and management across the Canada.

TravelTime Standard Deviation
Reflects the variability in travel time, highlighting potential delays and inconsistencies in journey durations.
The order of road segments or data points, important for mapping routes and analyzing traffic flow sequences.
Sample Size
The number of data points or observations collected, critical for the reliability and accuracy of traffic analysis.
Street Name
The official name of a road, essential for location identification and route navigation.
Average speed
The arithmetic mean of speed data, useful for understanding overall traffic flow on a road segment.
Standard Deviation speed
A measure of speed variability, indicating the consistency or fluctuation of traffic speeds.
The length of a road segment or route, key in calculating travel times and route planning.
The maximum legally permitted speed on a road segment, crucial for safety and traffic flow analysis.
Time set
A specific time frame under consideration, important for analyzing traffic patterns at different times.
A classification system for roads, determining their hierarchy and role in overall traffic mobility.
Median speed
The middle value of speed measurements, offering a representative speed of traffic under typical conditions.

Use Cases

How can this dataset benefit you?

Urban Infrastructure Optimization

Utilize traffic data to design more efficient roadways and reduce congestion in Canada's growing cities.

Traffic Flow Management

Apply real-time data to adjust traffic signals and manage congestion, enhancing commuter experiences across Canada.

Road Safety Initiatives

Analyze traffic patterns to identify high-risk areas and implement targeted safety measures, improving road safety nationwide.

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Median Speeds by Road Classes



Motorways; Freeways; Major Roads


Major Roads less important than Motorways


Other Major Roads


Secondary Roads


Local Connecting Roads


Local Roads of High Importance


This insight explores how different types of roads (highways, arterials, local streets) affect traffic flow in Canada, indicating efficiency and potential bottlenecks.

Road Classes by Median Speed



Eglinton Ave W


Eglinton Ave E


Highway 404 Collector


Gardiner Expy


Allen Rd


Don Valley Pky N


Don Valley Pky S


Gardiner Expy E


Hurontario St


Highway 404


Reveals how speed patterns emerge across various road categories, offering a reverse perspective from median speeds, focusing on road classification as the starting point.

Co-relation Matrix

Provides a visual analysis of how different traffic variables interact, such as speed, volume, and road type, identifying significant correlations that impact traffic dynamics.

Distribution of Functional Road Class

Examines the distribution and characteristics of roads based on their functional classification, shedding light on the nationwide infrastructure layout.

Total Length of Macdonald Cartier Freeway is 453635.12 meters

Highlights the significance of this major freeway, detailing its length and role in Canada's transportation network.

Average Speed Distribution for Macdonald Cartier Freeway

Analyzes speed patterns along the freeway, identifying areas of congestion or high efficiency.

Percentage of Segments Complying with Speed Limits is 72.79%

Discusses compliance rates with posted speed limits, revealing insights into driving behavior and safety on Canadian roads.

Average Speed by Street Name (Top 10 Streets)

Lists and discusses the top streets in terms of average speed, offering insights into traffic conditions and urban planning effectiveness.

Distribution of Road Segment Lengths

Examines how the lengths of road segments vary across the network, providing insights into planning and connectivity.

Average Sample Size by Functional Road Class (FRC)

Looks into the amount of data collected for each road class, highlighting the robustness of traffic insights.

Macdonald Cartier Freeway Data

Visual representation of traffic data for the freeway, illustrating speed, volume, and congestion visually.

Allen Road Data

Offers a detailed graphical analysis of traffic patterns on Allen Road, focusing on key metrics like speed and congestion.

This data is provided by LocationMind but the data source is TomTom

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Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to commonly asked questions about our spatial analyst platform.

How this traffic data be useful?

It would be deal for traffic analysis, median speed, trend analysis and forecasting.

How frequently is the dataset updated?

We update our data quarterly, ensuring you have access to the most current information.

What types of data are included in the Road Traffic Insights?

This dataset encompasses real-time and historical data on traffic density, accidents, road conditions, and congestion trends.

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