Transportation Sector
British Columbia and Territories
Table 7: Secondary Energy Use by Transportation Mode
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Energy Use (PJ) 268.2   343.4 351.8 345.0 350.4
Passenger Transportation 152.7   170.1 175.1 171.9 176.8
Freight Transportation 108.9   159.5 162.6 159.0 158.2
Off-Road1 6.6   13.7 14.0 14.1 15.5

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)
Cars 75.5   52.7 53.0 52.9 54.0
Passenger Light Trucks 29.5   50.8 53.1 55.3 58.3
Freight Light Trucks 16.0   20.8 21.6 22.2 23.3
Medium Trucks 17.8   60.5 65.0 63.1 63.4
Heavy Trucks 26.9   31.6 35.3 35.6 36.7
Motorcycles 0.4   0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
School Buses 2.6   1.7 1.7 1.5 1.6
Urban Transit 5.3   5.0 5.7 4.6 4.4
Inter-City Buses 1.7   0.6 0.8 0.8 0.8
Passenger Air 37.0   58.6 60.3 56.1 57.0
Freight Air 1.4   1.4 1.5 1.3 1.2
Passenger Rail 0.8   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Freight Rail 17.8   8.6 6.8 8.5 8.5
Marine 29.0   36.6 32.5 28.3 25.0
Off-Road1 6.6   13.7 14.0 14.1 15.5

Shares (%)
Cars 28.1   15.4 15.1 15.3 15.4
Passenger Light Trucks 11.0   14.8 15.1 16.0 16.6
Freight Light Trucks 6.0   6.1 6.1 6.4 6.7
Medium Trucks 6.6   17.6 18.5 18.3 18.1
Heavy Trucks 10.0   9.2 10.0 10.3 10.5
Motorcycles 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2
School Buses 1.0   0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5
Urban Transit 2.0   1.5 1.6 1.3 1.3
Inter-City Buses 0.6   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Passenger Air 13.8   17.1 17.2 16.3 16.3
Freight Air 0.5   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Passenger Rail 0.3   0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1
Freight Rail 6.6   2.5 1.9 2.5 2.4
Marine 10.8   10.7 9.2 8.2 7.1
Off-Road1 2.5   4.0 4.0 4.1 4.4

Footnotes:

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