Transportation Sector
British Columbia and Territories
Table 23: Bus Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Bus Type
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Bus Energy Use (PJ) 9.6   7.3 8.1 6.9 6.8

Energy Use by Bus Type (PJ)
School Buses 2.6   1.7 1.7 1.5 1.6
Urban Transit 5.3   5.0 5.7 4.6 4.4
Inter-City Buses 1.7   0.6 0.8 0.8 0.8

Shares (%)
School Buses 27.1   23.3 20.5 22.1 23.5
Urban Transit 55.4   68.2 70.1 66.5 65.1
Inter-City Buses 17.5   8.5 9.4 11.4 11.3

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 7,343   8,229 8,494 7,269 7,328
Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 1.31   0.89 0.95 0.95 0.93
Bus GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 0.6   0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

GHG Emissions by Bus Type (Mt of CO2e)
School Buses 0.2   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Urban Transit 0.3   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Inter-City Buses 0.1   0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1

Shares (%)
School Buses 27.3   26.4 22.8 22.5 24.0
Urban Transit 54.2   64.0 66.8 65.9 64.4
Inter-City Buses 18.5   9.6 10.4 11.6 11.6
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 66.3   63.0 64.2 70.0 69.8

Footnotes:

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