Transportation Sector
Alberta
Table 23: Bus Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Bus Type
  1990   1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Bus Energy Use (PJ) 7.3   7.2 6.6 6.1 6.4 8.6 7.6 8.2 8.2

Energy Use by Bus Type (PJ)
School Buses 2.5   2.3 2.3 1.9 1.8 2.7 2.3 2.3 2.5
Urban Transit 3.6   3.6 3.3 3.3 3.5 4.5 4.0 4.3 4.2
Inter-City Buses 1.2   1.2 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.4 1.3 1.6 1.5

Shares (%)
School Buses 34.0   32.6 35.1 30.3 28.8 31.0 30.3 28.2 30.2
Urban Transit 49.5   50.5 49.7 53.3 54.9 52.3 52.8 52.2 51.8
Inter-City Buses 16.5   16.9 15.2 16.4 16.3 16.7 16.9 19.5 17.9

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 5,913   5,519 5,289 5,039 5,350 7,413 6,817 7,475 7,532
Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 1.24   1.30 1.24 1.22 1.19 1.15 1.12 1.09 1.08
Bus GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 0.5   0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6

GHG Emissions by Bus Type (Mt of CO2e)
School Buses 0.2   0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Urban Transit 0.2   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Inter-City Buses 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Shares (%)
School Buses 33.6   31.7 34.9 30.6 29.6 31.5 30.8 28.9 30.8
Urban Transit 49.1   50.9 49.2 52.3 53.5 51.7 51.8 50.9 50.8
Inter-City Buses 17.3   17.4 15.9 17.1 16.9 16.8 17.4 20.2 18.4
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 67.1   68.6 67.2 67.4 68.2 68.3 68.5 68.3 68.9

Footnotes:

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