Transportation Sector
New Brunswick
Table 12: Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Transportation Mode
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 45.1   61.3 54.9 43.9 41.1 43.6
Passenger Road Transportation 30.8   36.6 34.9 28.2 25.2 27.3
Freight Road Transportation 14.3   24.7 20.0 15.7 15.9 16.3

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)
Cars 20.3   16.7 16.0 12.7 11.0 11.8
Passenger Light Trucks 7.9   15.7 15.6 12.8 11.5 13.0
Freight Light Trucks 2.3   4.5 4.5 3.7 3.3 3.8
Medium Trucks 3.1   6.2 4.9 3.8 3.8 3.9
Heavy Trucks 8.9   13.9 10.6 8.2 8.8 8.6
Motorcycles 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2
School Buses 0.5   1.1 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.6
Urban Transit 1.5   2.6 1.9 1.7 1.6 1.5
Inter-City Buses 0.5   0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

Shares (%)
Cars 45.0   27.2 29.2 28.9 26.9 27.2
Passenger Light Trucks 17.6   25.6 28.4 29.2 28.1 29.8
Freight Light Trucks 5.1   7.4 8.2 8.4 8.1 8.6
Medium Trucks 6.8   10.2 9.0 8.7 9.2 8.9
Heavy Trucks 19.8   22.7 19.2 18.7 21.4 19.8
Motorcycles 0.1   0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
School Buses 1.2   1.8 1.5 1.3 1.4 1.3
Urban Transit 3.3   4.2 3.5 3.8 3.9 3.3
Inter-City Buses 1.2   0.6 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.6

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 15,027   21,539 20,166 16,275 14,537 15,786
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 4,502   7,315 5,881 4,691 5,045 5,318
Passenger Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.05   1.70 1.73 1.73 1.73 1.73
Freight Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.17   3.38 3.40 3.35 3.15 3.06
Road Transportation GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 3.2   4.2 3.8 3.0 2.8 3.0
Passenger Road Transportation 2.2   2.5 2.4 1.9 1.7 1.8
Freight Road Transportation 1.0   1.7 1.4 1.1 1.1 1.1

GHG Emissions by Transportation Mode (Mt of CO2e)
Cars 1.4   1.1 1.1 0.9 0.7 0.8
Passenger Light Trucks 0.6   1.1 1.1 0.9 0.8 0.9
Freight Light Trucks 0.2   0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3
Medium Trucks 0.2   0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Heavy Trucks 0.6   1.0 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.6
Motorcycles 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
School Buses 0.0   0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Urban Transit 0.1   0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Inter-City Buses 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Cars 45.0   26.7 28.8 28.4 26.4 26.7
Passenger Light Trucks 17.7   25.1 28.0 28.7 27.5 29.3
Freight Light Trucks 5.1   7.3 8.1 8.3 8.0 8.4
Medium Trucks 6.6   10.3 9.1 8.9 9.4 9.1
Heavy Trucks 19.8   23.4 20.0 19.4 22.3 20.7
Motorcycles 0.1   0.3 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.4
School Buses 1.2   1.9 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.3
Urban Transit 3.3   4.4 3.6 4.0 4.1 3.5
Inter-City Buses 1.2   0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.6
Passenger Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.2   68.3 68.0 67.9 67.7 67.7
Freight Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.0   70.5 70.2 70.2 70.2 70.1

Footnotes:

1) Data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production.