Transportation Sector
Alberta
Table 7: Secondary Energy Use by Transportation Mode
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Energy Use (PJ) 249.6   448.1 480.1 500.8 468.1
Passenger Transportation 138.0   149.4 160.0 166.6 160.3
Freight Transportation 107.9   286.4 307.5 321.2 294.7
Off-Road1 3.7   12.3 12.7 13.0 13.1

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)
Cars 70.4   45.1 46.0 45.5 41.5
Passenger Light Trucks 34.6   57.9 63.4 67.3 65.3
Freight Light Trucks 24.4   33.0 36.2 38.3 37.3
Medium Trucks 22.0   96.1 106.1 108.4 99.1
Heavy Trucks 38.9   117.7 127.1 137.3 121.4
Motorcycles 0.3   0.8 0.8 0.9 0.8
School Buses 2.5   2.6 2.5 2.5 2.3
Urban Transit 3.6   6.8 7.7 8.4 7.1
Inter-City Buses 1.2   1.0 1.1 1.3 1.1
Passenger Air 24.5   34.4 37.6 39.9 41.3
Freight Air 0.8   0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8
Passenger Rail 1.0   1.0 0.9 0.8 0.8
Freight Rail 21.8   38.7 37.3 36.4 36.1
Marine 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Off-Road1 3.7   12.3 12.7 13.0 13.1

Shares (%)
Cars 28.2   10.1 9.6 9.1 8.9
Passenger Light Trucks 13.9   12.9 13.2 13.4 14.0
Freight Light Trucks 9.8   7.4 7.5 7.6 8.0
Medium Trucks 8.8   21.4 22.1 21.6 21.2
Heavy Trucks 15.6   26.3 26.5 27.4 25.9
Motorcycles 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
School Buses 1.0   0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5
Urban Transit 1.5   1.5 1.6 1.7 1.5
Inter-City Buses 0.5   0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2
Passenger Air 9.8   7.7 7.8 8.0 8.8
Freight Air 0.3   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Passenger Rail 0.4   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Freight Rail 8.7   8.6 7.8 7.3 7.7
Marine 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Off-Road1 1.5   2.7 2.6 2.6 2.8

Footnotes:

1) “Off Road” includes vehicles not registered for on-road travel such as ATVs, snowmobiles, golf carts and some military vehicles.