Transportation Sector
Canada
Table 45: Urban Transit Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2015 2016 2017
Urban Transit Energy Use (PJ) 24.6   38.2 34.5 34.6

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 3.1   3.0 3.8 4.4
Natural Gas 0.5   1.9 1.9 2.1
Motor Gasoline 1.1   0.2 0.3 0.5
Diesel Fuel Oil 19.9   33.0 28.5 27.7
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Electricity 12.6   7.9 11.0 12.6
Natural Gas 1.9   5.0 5.5 5.9
Motor Gasoline 4.7   0.6 0.9 1.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 80.8   86.5 82.6 80.1
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 12,918   22,817 18,612 21,277
Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 1.91   1.67 1.85 1.63
Urban Transit GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 1.7   2.6 2.3 2.3

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity 0.2   0.1 0.1 0.1
Natural Gas 0.0   0.1 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.0
Diesel Fuel Oil 1.4   2.4 2.0 2.0
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Electricity 10.3   4.5 5.9 6.6
Natural Gas 1.4   3.6 4.1 4.4
Motor Gasoline 4.6   0.6 0.9 1.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 83.7   91.3 89.1 87.6
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 68.3   67.5 66.0 65.1