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 38.2 is the latest edition.
Total vehicle miles of travel increased to 3.24 trillion miles in 2018.
The 2017 Commodity Flow Survey (CFS) showed that 71% of freight tons were moved by truck. The CFS is a shipper-based survey covering mining, manufacturing, wholesale trade, and select retail & services.
In August 2020, the number of electric fueling stations across the United States is nearly 100,000. E85 and propane are the largest of the non-electric alternative fueling stations.
The number of vehicles has grown faster than the number of licensed drivers in the U.S., growing to 1.23 vehicles per licensed driver in 2018.
An average driver drives 25.9 miles in a day. Drivers in rural areas drive longer than the average while drivers in the suburbs and center city drive shorter distances.
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