Table 4-24M. Energy Intensiveness of Transit Motor Buses

Table 4-24M. Energy Intensiveness of Transit Motor Buses

Excel | CSV

  1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Vehicle-kilometers (millions) 2,536 2,459 2,268 2,456 2,699 2,998 3,428 3,487 3,505 3,557 3,479 3,515 3,484 3,713 3,687
Passenger-kilometers (millions)R N N N N 35,084 34,118 33,796 33,957 32,670 32,509 30,256 30,256 30,739 32,831 33,157
Fuel consumed (million liters diesel) 787 939 1,026 1,382 1,632 1,961 2,131 2,169 2,241 2,180 2,139 2,135 R2,184 R2,260 2,097
Energy intensiveness (1,000 Joules/passenger-kilometer)R N N N N 1,798 2,222 2,438 2,469 2,652 2,593 2,733 2,728 2,747 2,661 2,445

KEY: N = data do not exist; R = revised.

NOTES: Heat equivalent factor used for joules conversion is 38,657,950 joules/liter. APTA changed from American Public Transit Association to American Public Transportation Association in January 2000. The APTA Transit Fact Book changed to the Public Transportation Fact Book in March 2000.

SOURCE: American Public Transportation Association, Public Transportation Fact Book (Washington, DC: March 2000), tables 65 and 79, and similar tables in earlier editions of the APTA Transit Fact Book.