Transportation Sector
Canada
Table 8: GHG Emissions by Transportation Mode
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 132.3   182.9 186.2 182.9 182.3
Passenger Transportation 80.9   92.2 94.2 91.3 92.6
Freight Transportation 47.7   83.4 84.6 84.0 81.8
Off-Road1 3.7   7.4 7.5 7.6 7.9

GHG Emissions by Transportation Mode (Mt of CO2e)
Cars 49.3   38.2 37.9 35.8 35.7
Passenger Light Trucks 15.1   31.7 33.0 32.8 34.2
Freight Light Trucks 6.7   12.5 13.0 12.9 13.4
Medium Trucks 8.2   21.0 22.1 21.9 21.3
Heavy Trucks 17.8   35.1 35.4 35.5 34.8
Motorcycles 0.2   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
School Buses 0.9   1.0 0.9 0.9 0.9
Urban Transit 1.7   2.6 2.8 2.7 2.5
Inter-City Buses 0.6   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Passenger Air 12.9   17.8 18.5 18.2 18.4
Freight Air 0.5   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Passenger Rail 0.3   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Freight Rail 6.7   7.4 7.1 7.3 7.2
Marine 7.9   7.0 6.6 5.9 4.8
Off-Road1 3.7   7.4 7.5 7.6 7.9

Shares (%)
Cars 37.3   20.9 20.4 19.6 19.6
Passenger Light Trucks 11.4   17.3 17.7 17.9 18.8
Freight Light Trucks 5.1   6.8 7.0 7.1 7.4
Medium Trucks 6.2   11.5 11.9 12.0 11.7
Heavy Trucks 13.5   19.2 19.0 19.4 19.1
Motorcycles 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
School Buses 0.7   0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5
Urban Transit 1.3   1.4 1.5 1.5 1.4
Inter-City Buses 0.4   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Passenger Air 9.7   9.7 9.9 10.0 10.1
Freight Air 0.3   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Passenger Rail 0.2   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Freight Rail 5.0   4.0 3.8 4.0 4.0
Marine 5.9   3.8 3.5 3.2 2.6
Off-Road1 2.8   4.0 4.0 4.2 4.3
Passenger Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.1   68.0 67.8 67.6 67.7
Freight Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 71.2   71.1 71.0 70.9 70.9
GHG Emissions Related to Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 0.2   0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1

Footnotes:

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