Transportation Sector
Ontario
Table 12: Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Transportation Mode
  1990   1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 517.0   558.6 591.1 604.2 633.1 649.7
Passenger Road Transportation 364.7   368.2 382.1 388.7 401.3 406.5
Freight Road Transportation 152.2   190.4 209.0 215.5 231.8 243.2

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)
Cars 281.5   259.1 261.0 258.0 261.5 257.6
Passenger Light Trucks 69.9   96.7 106.3 116.0 125.3 131.7
Freight Light Trucks 25.5   36.3 38.6 41.1 44.1 44.6
Medium Trucks 43.3   49.4 52.1 53.2 57.3 57.6
Heavy Trucks 83.4   104.7 118.3 121.1 130.4 141.0
Motorcycles 0.8   0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7
School Buses 4.4   4.2 3.9 4.0 3.9 4.7
Urban Transit 6.0   5.8 7.8 7.8 7.9 9.5
Inter-City Buses 2.2   1.8 2.6 2.3 2.0 2.2

Shares (%)
Cars 54.5   46.4 44.2 42.7 41.3 39.7
Passenger Light Trucks 13.5   17.3 18.0 19.2 19.8 20.3
Freight Light Trucks 4.9   6.5 6.5 6.8 7.0 6.9
Medium Trucks 8.4   8.8 8.8 8.8 9.0 8.9
Heavy Trucks 16.1   18.7 20.0 20.0 20.6 21.7
Motorcycles 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
School Buses 0.8   0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.7
Urban Transit 1.2   1.0 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.5
Inter-City Buses 0.4   0.3 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 163,973   177,109 185,477 189,672 197,285 204,183
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 45,253   60,222 68,104 71,031 77,664 84,375
Passenger Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.22   2.08 2.06 2.05 2.03 1.99
Freight Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.36   3.16 3.07 3.03 2.98 2.88
Road Transportation GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 35.7   38.8 41.2 42.2 44.3 45.6
Passenger Road Transportation 25.1   25.5 26.6 27.1 28.1 28.5
Freight Road Transportation 10.6   13.3 14.6 15.1 16.2 17.1

GHG Emissions by Transportation Mode (Mt of CO2e)
Cars 19.4   18.0 18.2 18.0 18.3 18.1
Passenger Light Trucks 4.8   6.8 7.5 8.2 8.9 9.3
Freight Light Trucks 1.7   2.5 2.7 2.9 3.1 3.1
Medium Trucks 2.9   3.3 3.5 3.6 3.9 3.9
Heavy Trucks 5.9   7.4 8.4 8.6 9.3 10.0
Motorcycles 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
School Buses 0.3   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Urban Transit 0.3   0.3 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6
Inter-City Buses 0.2   0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2

Shares (%)
Cars 54.5   46.4 44.1 42.7 41.4 39.7
Passenger Light Trucks 13.6   17.5 18.1 19.4 20.0 20.4
Freight Light Trucks 4.9   6.4 6.5 6.8 7.0 6.9
Medium Trucks 8.2   8.6 8.6 8.6 8.8 8.7
Heavy Trucks 16.5   19.1 20.3 20.3 20.9 22.0
Motorcycles 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
School Buses 0.8   0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.7
Urban Transit 0.9   0.8 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.2
Inter-City Buses 0.4   0.3 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3
Passenger Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 68.8   69.4 69.6 69.8 70.0 70.1
Freight Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.5   69.6 69.8 70.0 70.1 70.2

Footnotes:

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