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Core indicators for land use and mobility

The City will measure 14 Core Indicators for Land Use and Mobility (as identified in the MDP and CTP) on a continuous basis, reporting to Council, Administration and the public on the progress towards the 60-year targets prior to each business planning cycle.

kl Core Indicators Metric Baseline 60-year target
1 Urban Expansion Per cent of population growth accommodated within 2005 built-up area In 2005, the built up area was losing population equivalent to 5 per cent of the city's annual population growth. 50%
2 Density People per hectare



Jobs per hectare
In 2005, Calgary had a population density of 20 people per hectare.

In 2005, Calgary had employment density of 11 jobs per hectare.
27



18
3 Population/Jobs Balance Population/Jobs Ratio - Northwest 



Population/Jobs Ratio - Northeast



Population/Jobs Ratio - Southwest



Population/Jobs Ratio - Southeast
In 2006, the population/ jobs ratio in the northwest was 3.0.


In 2006, the population/ jobs ratio in the northeast was 1.7


In 2006, the population/jobs ratio in the southwest was 1.3


In 2006, the population/jobs ratio in the southeast was 1.2.
3.0




1.4




1.5




1.5

 

4 Mix Land Use Land Use Diversity Index In 2008, land use mix diversity index was 0.53. 0.7
5 Residential Mix Residential Mix Index In 2008, residential diversity index was 0.19. 0.4
6 Road and Street Infrastructure  Roads to Streets ratio 0.72
(42% Roads and 58% Streets) 
0.57
(36%Roads and
64% Streets)
7 Accessibility to Primary Transit Network  Per cent of population within 400m of Primary Transit Network  
Per cent of jobs within 400m of Primary Transit Network  
LRT is the only transit service approaching Primary Transit levels of service in Calgary today.


LRT is the only transit service approaching Primary Transit levels of service in Calgary today.
45%





67%
8 Transit Service   Annual transit service hours per capita Currently, 2.2 transit service hours are provided for each resident in Calgary annually.  3.7
9 Goods Access    Per cent of intermodal and warehousing facilities within 1600m (actual) of Primary Goods Movement Network Currently, 73% of intermodal and warehousing facilities are located within 1600m of Primary Goods Movement Network. 95%
10 Transportation Mode Split Walking and Cycling Mode Split (all purpose trips, 24 hours, city-wide)

Transit Mode Split (all purpose trips, 24 hours, city-wide)

Auto Mode Split (all purpose trips, 24 hours, city-wide)
In 2005, walk and bike trips contributed to 14% of all trips made.


In 2005, 9% of all trips were made by transit. 


In 2005, 77% of all trips were made by car.
20% - 25%



15% - 20%


65% - 55%
11 Accessibility to Daily Needs   Per cent of population within Major and Community Activity Centres, and 600m of Urban and Neighbourhood Corridors In 2006, 18% of all population was located within Major and Community Activity Centres, and 600m of Urban and Neighbourhood Corridors  30%
12 Watershed Health   Per cent of impervious surface In 1998, 32% of land cover was impervious (made up of roads, parking and buildings)  10% - 20%
13 Urban Forest Per cent of  tree canopy   Canopy cover was 7% in 1998.
14% - 20%
14 District Energy
 
Per cent of land area with densities supportive of district energy systems In 2005, only 0.3% of land area had densities supportive of district energy systems. 1.7%