Transportation Sector
Atlantic
Table 7: Secondary Energy Use by Transportation Mode
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Energy Use (PJ) 191.1   201.5 177.2 182.9 188.7
Passenger Transportation 109.0   111.4 98.5 101.8 105.9
Freight Transportation 76.7   79.5 67.8 69.9 71.4
Off-Road1 5.4   10.7 10.9 11.1 11.4

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)
Cars 56.4   48.9 40.3 37.5 38.5
Passenger Light Trucks 25.7   47.7 41.2 40.3 43.7
Freight Light Trucks 7.4   13.7 11.8 11.6 12.5
Medium Trucks 9.1   13.9 12.3 12.7 13.0
Heavy Trucks 25.1   29.6 27.7 29.5 29.6
Motorcycles 0.2   0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5
School Buses 1.2   1.5 1.2 1.2 1.2
Urban Transit 3.1   3.4 3.5 3.5 3.3
Inter-City Buses 1.1   0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6
Passenger Air 21.2   8.6 11.2 18.2 18.1
Freight Air 0.5   0.1 0.2 0.4 0.3
Passenger Rail 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Freight Rail 2.4   5.0 3.8 3.9 3.6
Marine 32.1   17.1 12.0 11.8 12.3
Off-Road1 5.4   10.7 10.9 11.1 11.4

Shares (%)
Cars 29.5   24.3 22.8 20.5 20.4
Passenger Light Trucks 13.4   23.7 23.3 22.0 23.2
Freight Light Trucks 3.9   6.8 6.7 6.3 6.6
Medium Trucks 4.8   6.9 6.9 6.9 6.9
Heavy Trucks 13.1   14.7 15.6 16.1 15.7
Motorcycles 0.1   0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2
School Buses 0.6   0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6
Urban Transit 1.6   1.7 2.0 1.9 1.7
Inter-City Buses 0.6   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Passenger Air 11.1   4.3 6.3 10.0 9.6
Freight Air 0.3   0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2
Passenger Rail 0.1   0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Freight Rail 1.3   2.5 2.1 2.1 1.9
Marine 16.8   8.5 6.8 6.5 6.5
Off-Road1 2.8   5.3 6.2 6.1 6.0

Footnotes:

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