Transportation Sector
Alberta
Table 23: Bus Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Bus Type
  1990   1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Bus Energy Use (PJ) 7.3   7.6 8.2 9.9 11.9 9.9 8.3 9.5 8.1

Energy Use by Bus Type (PJ)
School Buses 2.5   2.3 2.5 2.7 3.0 2.7 2.0 2.3 2.2
Urban Transit 3.6   4.1 4.5 5.7 7.0 5.8 5.3 6.0 4.8
Inter-City Buses 1.2   1.2 1.2 1.5 1.8 1.3 1.0 1.2 1.1

Shares (%)
School Buses 34.0   30.4 30.2 27.4 25.5 27.7 24.0 23.7 27.8
Urban Transit 49.5   53.9 54.9 57.0 59.1 58.8 63.7 63.5 58.8
Inter-City Buses 16.5   15.7 14.9 15.6 15.5 13.5 12.3 12.8 13.4

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 5,913   7,291 7,918 9,686 11,693 9,923 8,160 9,731 9,841
Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 1.24   1.04 1.04 1.02 1.02 1.00 1.01 0.97 0.82
Bus GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 0.5   0.5 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.5

GHG Emissions by Bus Type (Mt of CO2e)
School Buses 0.2   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2
Urban Transit 0.2   0.3 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.4 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   31.2 31.1 28.1 26.4 29.1 25.7 25.5 29.1
Urban Transit 49.1   52.7 53.5 55.8 57.5 56.8 61.0 60.8 56.8
Inter-City Buses 17.3   16.2 15.3 16.1 16.1 14.2 13.2 13.7 14.0
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 67.1   68.5 68.4 68.9 68.3 67.6 66.0 66.2 67.8

Footnotes:

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