Transportation GHG Emissions by Energy Source and Transportation Mode
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e)a,b,c 132.3   182.9 186.2 182.9 182.3
Passenger Transportationb,c 80.9   92.2 94.2 91.3 92.6
Freight Transportationb,c 47.7   83.4 84.6 84.0 81.8
Off-Road1,b,c 3.7   7.4 7.5 7.6 7.9

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)a,b,c
Electricity 0.2   0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1
Natural Gas 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2
Motor Gasoline 78.4   93.6 96.2 94.1 100.1
Diesel Fuel Oil 33.7   60.8 61.5 61.1 59.8
Ethanol n.a.   4.5 4.2 4.4 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heavy Fuel Oil 4.6   4.7 4.5 3.8 2.6
Aviation Gasoline 0.4   0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2
Aviation Turbo Fuel 12.9   18.0 18.8 18.5 18.6
Propane 2.1   0.9 0.7 0.6 0.6

GHG Emissions by Transportation Mode (Mt of CO2e)a,b,c
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
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ)a,b,c 70.5   69.4 69.2 69.1 69.1
GHG Emissions Related to Electricity (Mt of CO2e)a,c 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.

Sources:

a) Statistics Canada, Report on Energy Supply and Demand in Canada, 1990–2015, Ottawa, 2017.
b) Natural Resources Canada, Transportation End-Use Model, Ottawa, 2017.
c) Environment and Climate Change Canada, National Inventory Report 1990–2015: Greenhouse Gas Sources and Sinks in Canada, Ottawa, 2017.