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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.

Highlights

Total Vehicle Miles of Travel, 1970-2018

Total vehicle miles of travel increased to 3.24 trillion miles in 2018.

To read more see Table 3.8 of the Transportation Energy Data Book: Edition 38.2.
Tons of Freight by Mode, 2017 CFS

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.

To read more see Table 5.16 of the Transportation Energy Data Book: Edition 38.2.
Alternative Fueling Stations, 2020

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.

To read more see Table 6.13 of the Transportation Energy Data Book: Edition 38.2.
Vehicles per Licensed Driver, 1950-2018

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.

To read more see Table 9.2 of the Transportation Energy Data Book: Edition 38.2.
Daily miles Driven Per Driver, 2017 NHTS

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.

To read more see Figure 9.5 of the Transportation Energy Data Book: Edition 38.2.

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