Transportation Sector
Alberta
Table 23: Bus Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Bus Type
  1990   2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Bus Energy Use (PJ) 7.3   9.6 9.7 10.5 11.6 11.3 10.3 11.3

Energy Use by Bus Type (PJ)
School Buses 2.5   2.4 2.6 2.8 3.1 3.0 2.6 2.5
Urban Transit 3.6   5.9 5.9 6.6 7.4 7.4 6.7 7.6
Inter-City Buses 1.2   1.3 1.2 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.1

Shares (%)
School Buses 34.0   25.4 27.0 26.8 26.5 26.1 25.5 22.1
Urban Transit 49.5   61.5 60.2 63.4 64.1 65.2 65.2 67.8
Inter-City Buses 16.5   13.1 12.8 9.8 9.4 8.7 9.3 10.1

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 5,913   9,563 9,742 11,723 13,071 12,868 12,086 12,267
Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 1.24   1.00 1.00 0.89 0.89 0.88 0.86 0.92
Bus GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 0.5   0.6 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.8

GHG Emissions by Bus Type (Mt of CO2e)
School Buses 0.2   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Urban Transit 0.2   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5
Inter-City Buses 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Shares (%)
School Buses 33.6   26.6 27.9 27.7 27.4 27.4 26.6 22.9
Urban Transit 49.1   59.6 58.8 62.2 62.8 63.5 63.7 66.6
Inter-City Buses 17.3   13.8 13.3 10.1 9.8 9.1 9.7 10.5
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 67.1   67.7 68.7 68.7 68.7 67.8 68.2 68.3

Footnotes:

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