Transportation Energy Data Book
The Transportation Energy Data Book (TEDB) is a compendium of data on transportation with an emphasis on energy. The TEDB is produced by Oak Ridge National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Vehicle Technologies Office. Edition 39 is the latest edition.
Of the off-highway sectors, construction and mining used the most energy in 2019. Off-highway transportation used about 2.2 quadrillion Btu of energy in 2019.
The United States had 11.2% of the World’s car registrations and 40.7% of the World’s truck & bus registrations in 2019.
Revenue passenger-miles for domestic and international air carriers fell to the 1986 level in 2020 due to the travel disruption caused by the pandemic.
The Transportation sector accounted for 37.7% of U.S. carbon emissions from fossil fuel combustion in 2019.
Nitrogen oxide emissions from highway vehicles declined from 12.6 million short tons in 1970 to 2.4 million short tons in 2020.
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