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TABLE E.1 Transportation Energy Use by Mode, 1987

     

Energy Use (trillion Btu)

Thousand Barrels per Day Crude Oil Equivalenta

Percentage of Total

Highwayb

16,213.5

7,658.1

73.6

Automobiles

8,862.9

4,186.2

40.3

Motorcycles

24.6

11.6

0.1

Buses

156.8

74.1

0.7

 

Transit

74.3

35.1

0.3

 

Intercity

21.6

10.22

c

 

School

60.9

8.8

0.3

Trucks

7,169.2

3,386.2

32.6

 

Light trucksd

4,031.9

1,904.4

18.3

 

Other trucks

3,137.3

1,481.8

14.2

Off-Highwayb (heavy duty)e

665.2

314.2

3.0

Construction

209.9

99.1

1.0

Farming

455.3

215.1

2.1

Nonhighwayb

4,490.6

2,121.0

20.4

Air

1,893.9

894.5

8.6

 

General aviationƒ

139.1

65.7

0.6

 

Domestic air carriers

1,564.2

738.8

7.1

 

International air carriers

190.6g

90.0

0.9

Water

1,326.0

626.3

6.0

 

Freight

1,095.7

517.5

5.0

   

Domestic trade

370.7

175.1

1.7

   

Foreign trade

725.0

342.4

3.3

   

Recreational boats

230.3

108.8

1.0

Pipeline

775.0

366.1

3.5

 

Natural gas

562.9

265.9

2.6

 

Crude petroleum

91.0

43.0

0.4

 

Petroleum product

67.4

31.8

0.3

 

Coal slurry

3.7

1.7

c

 

Water

50.0

23.6

0.2

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