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Montreal

Your city and your health are more connected than you think.

Montreal is undergoing major changes: over 184 km of new bike paths, plans for more green spaces, pedestrianized areas, and major transit projects like the REM or the BRT Pie IX. How do you see these changes? How will they impact you and future generations? Do you believe they make the city a happier and healthier place to be?

We’re looking for some answers and you can help us. Your experiences in the city and the way they are changing can provide valuable information to decision makers. Join our study and be part of the conversation.

Join in Montreal!

The Montreal Area is in the midst of major change: more bike paths, more green spaces, more pedestrian areas, and better transit. Can all these changes have an impact on a bigger scale? Will they make the city a happier and healthier place to be?

We’re checking in with thousands of people from the Montreal area to find out, and we want you along for the ride!

Ready for this year's round?

If you participated in the study’s data collection in 2018 or in 2020, we want to know how changes in your neighbourhood have impacted you!

Sign in to our questionnaire portal with your email. 

What will I do?

  • Complete two online surveys. If you need help, or don’t have access to a computer, our team can assist you over the phone. Call us! 
  • (Optional)
    Share travel and physical activity data through your mobile phone or other wearable device. This part is totally optional. There’s no data plan required, and if you don’t have a smartphone, we can equip you with a device.
  • Be entered to win great prizes! You will automatically be entered into a draw to win a prize.  
  • Keep in touch! There are five waves of data collection: 2018, 2020, 2022, 204, 2026.  New participants may join at any wave.

Questions?

Please contact Mikayla Salmon-Beitel (INTERACT Montreal Project Coordinator) at montreal@teaminteract.ca.

What changes are we studying?

Cycling Infrastructure
Réseau Express Vélo, bike paths, BIXI stations, bike parking, etc.

Transit Infrastructure
The REM, the Pie IX BRT, the blue line metro extension, changes to the bus network.

Changes to Green Spaces
New parks, trees, greened spaces, etc.

Changes to Public Space
Curb extensions, speed limits, public plazas, parklets, etc.

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enjoy cycling in the city

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think their neighbourhood is improving

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think changes in their neighbourhood has boosted their quality of life

How did participants respond two years ago?

The health questionnaire focuses on lifestyle, health, transportation habits and the perception of change in the neighbourhood. VERITAS is a map-based questionnaire which allows respondents to indicate where and with whom they do certain activities.

Questions?

Please contact us at montreal@teaminteract.ca.