Transportation Sector
Quebec
Table 12: Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Transportation Mode
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 317.5   411.7 403.6 382.5 395.1
Passenger Road Transportation 219.7   245.7 244.6 230.7 237.6
Freight Road Transportation 97.8   166.0 158.9 151.8 157.5

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)
Cars 173.9   149.6 145.9 136.3 137.8
Passenger Light Trucks 37.1   84.6 85.9 82.7 88.0
Freight Light Trucks 14.9   33.4 34.0 32.8 34.9
Medium Trucks 22.4   37.9 37.6 35.3 35.3
Heavy Trucks 60.5   94.8 87.4 83.7 87.3
Motorcycles 0.6   1.5 1.5 1.4 1.4
School Buses 1.9   2.3 2.2 1.8 1.9
Urban Transit 5.0   6.7 8.1 7.6 7.5
Inter-City Buses 1.2   0.8 1.0 0.9 0.9

Shares (%)
Cars 54.8   36.3 36.2 35.6 34.9
Passenger Light Trucks 11.7   20.6 21.3 21.6 22.3
Freight Light Trucks 4.7   8.1 8.4 8.6 8.8
Medium Trucks 7.1   9.2 9.3 9.2 8.9
Heavy Trucks 19.1   23.0 21.6 21.9 22.1
Motorcycles 0.2   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
School Buses 0.6   0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5
Urban Transit 1.6   1.6 2.0 2.0 1.9
Inter-City Buses 0.4   0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 96,056   128,173 127,962 119,595 123,786
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 30,592   58,697 56,703 56,591 62,622
Passenger Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.29   1.92 1.91 1.93 1.92
Freight Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.20   2.83 2.80 2.68 2.52
Road Transportation GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 22.1   28.2 27.6 26.0 26.9
Passenger Road Transportation 15.3   16.6 16.4 15.4 15.9
Freight Road Transportation 6.8   11.7 11.1 10.6 11.0

GHG Emissions by Transportation Mode (Mt of CO2e)
Cars 12.2   10.1 9.8 9.2 9.3
Passenger Light Trucks 2.6   5.7 5.8 5.6 5.9
Freight Light Trucks 1.0   2.3 2.3 2.2 2.3
Medium Trucks 1.5   2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5
Heavy Trucks 4.3   6.8 6.2 6.0 6.2
Motorcycles 0.0   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
School Buses 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1
Urban Transit 0.3   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Inter-City Buses 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Shares (%)
Cars 55.0   35.9 35.7 35.2 34.4
Passenger Light Trucks 11.8   20.3 21.0 21.3 22.0
Freight Light Trucks 4.7   8.0 8.3 8.5 8.7
Medium Trucks 7.0   9.3 9.5 9.4 9.1
Heavy Trucks 19.2   24.0 22.6 23.0 23.2
Motorcycles 0.2   0.4 0.4 0.3 0.4
School Buses 0.6   0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5
Urban Transit 1.2   1.4 1.6 1.5 1.4
Inter-City Buses 0.4   0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2
Passenger Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.7   67.4 67.1 66.8 66.9
Freight Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.9   70.2 70.1 70.1 70.1

Footnotes:

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