Measuring Main Streets

Main Street Map

This is a map of all the main streets in Canada. Search for a place or navigate the map using the controls; and then click on a street segment to see information associated with it in the panel on the left. You can toggle between absolute values and percentiles to view the main street in relation to other main streets.

For more information on how we classified main streets and data sources, read our Data Sources & Methodology.

High Density Main Streets
Low Density Main Streets
Arterial Streets
Selected Street
Neighborhood Catchment
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Civic Infrastructure

The Measuring Main Streets platfrom (part of the Research Knowledge Initiative program from Housing, Infrastructure and Communities Canada) was developed by the Canadian Urban Institute in partnership with Environics Analytics and Open North.

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