Transportation Sector
British Columbia and Territories
Table 27: Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Truck Type
  1990   2015 2016 2017
Truck Energy Use (PJ) 90.2   178.9 192.1 194.6
Passenger Truck Transportation 29.5   59.6 67.1 67.0
Freight Truck Transportation 60.7   119.3 125.0 127.6

Energy Use by Truck Type (PJ)
Passenger Light Trucks 29.5   59.6 67.1 67.0
Freight Light Trucks 16.0   23.8 26.4 26.4
Medium Trucks 17.8   61.2 62.7 62.8
Heavy Trucks 26.9   34.3 35.8 38.3

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 32.7   33.3 34.9 34.4
Freight Light Trucks 17.7   13.3 13.8 13.6
Medium Trucks 19.7   34.2 32.7 32.3
Heavy Trucks 29.8   19.2 18.6 19.7

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 9,971   25,922 29,497 29,765
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 15,584   30,109 34,003 36,639
Passenger Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.96   2.30 2.28 2.25
Freight Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.89   3.96 3.68 3.48
Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 6.2   12.3 13.2 13.4
Passenger Truck Transportation 2.0   4.0 4.5 4.5
Freight Truck Transportation 4.2   8.3 8.7 8.9

GHG Emissions by Truck Type (Mt of CO2e)
Passenger Light Trucks 2.0   4.0 4.5 4.5
Freight Light Trucks 1.1   1.6 1.8 1.8
Medium Trucks 1.2   4.3 4.4 4.4
Heavy Trucks 1.9   2.4 2.6 2.7

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 32.8   32.5 34.1 33.6
Freight Light Trucks 17.1   12.9 13.4 13.2
Medium Trucks 19.5   34.7 33.1 32.7
Heavy Trucks 30.6   19.9 19.3 20.4
Passenger Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.2   67.1 67.1 67.1
Freight Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 68.9   69.5 69.5 69.5