Transportation Sector
Ontario
Table 12: Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Transportation Mode
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 517.0   755.4 717.5 745.1 722.2 735.1
Passenger Road Transportation 364.7   457.4 428.3 453.6 436.9 444.0
Freight Road Transportation 152.2   298.0 289.2 291.5 285.3 291.1

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)
Cars 281.5   245.1 226.6 235.9 223.7 223.1
Passenger Light Trucks 69.9   188.5 178.9 194.6 191.7 199.9
Freight Light Trucks 25.5   64.5 61.9 66.1 65.0 67.7
Medium Trucks 43.3   71.3 64.5 63.9 65.6 64.7
Heavy Trucks 83.4   162.2 162.8 161.5 154.7 158.7
Motorcycles 0.8   2.1 2.0 2.1 2.0 2.0
School Buses 4.4   5.7 5.2 4.5 4.1 4.3
Urban Transit 6.0   14.2 13.7 14.4 13.2 12.7
Inter-City Buses 2.2   1.9 1.9 2.1 2.1 2.0

Shares (%)
Cars 54.5   32.4 31.6 31.7 31.0 30.3
Passenger Light Trucks 13.5   24.9 24.9 26.1 26.5 27.2
Freight Light Trucks 4.9   8.5 8.6 8.9 9.0 9.2
Medium Trucks 8.4   9.4 9.0 8.6 9.1 8.8
Heavy Trucks 16.1   21.5 22.7 21.7 21.4 21.6
Motorcycles 0.1   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
School Buses 0.8   0.8 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6
Urban Transit 1.2   1.9 1.9 1.9 1.8 1.7
Inter-City Buses 0.4   0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 165,370   249,475 236,224 249,234 239,685 244,622
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 44,754   97,996 100,046 102,854 103,412 112,005
Passenger Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.21   1.83 1.81 1.82 1.82 1.82
Freight Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.40   3.04 2.89 2.83 2.76 2.60
Road Transportation GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 36.0   51.9 49.2 51.0 49.3 50.2
Passenger Road Transportation 25.4   31.0 28.9 30.5 29.3 29.9
Freight Road Transportation 10.6   20.9 20.3 20.4 20.0 20.4

GHG Emissions by Transportation Mode (Mt of CO2e)
Cars 19.7   16.6 15.3 15.9 15.0 15.0
Passenger Light Trucks 4.9   12.8 12.1 13.1 12.9 13.5
Freight Light Trucks 1.8   4.4 4.2 4.4 4.4 4.5
Medium Trucks 3.0   5.0 4.5 4.4 4.6 4.5
Heavy Trucks 5.9   11.6 11.6 11.5 11.1 11.3
Motorcycles 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
School Buses 0.3   0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3
Urban Transit 0.3   0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8
Inter-City Buses 0.2   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Shares (%)
Cars 54.7   32.0 31.1 31.2 30.5 29.9
Passenger Light Trucks 13.6   24.7 24.6 25.7 26.1 26.8
Freight Light Trucks 4.9   8.4 8.5 8.7 8.8 9.1
Medium Trucks 8.2   9.5 9.1 8.7 9.2 9.0
Heavy Trucks 16.3   22.3 23.6 22.7 22.4 22.6
Motorcycles 0.1   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
School Buses 0.8   0.8 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.6
Urban Transit 0.9   1.8 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.6
Inter-City Buses 0.4   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Passenger Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.7   67.8 67.5 67.3 67.1 67.2
Freight Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.5   70.1 70.1 70.1 69.9 70.0

Footnotes:

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