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Published by Office of Technology Assessment, Congress of the U.S. in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Energy conservation -- Government policy -- United States,
  • Transportation -- Energy conservation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSaving energy in US transportation
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 30 p. :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17995222M

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Saving energy in US transportation Abstract: This report focuses on energy use in U.S. transportation, which accounts for over 60 percent of U.S. oil consumption. 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 is the latest edition.

Transportation accounted for 69% of U.S. petroleum use in. 2 I Saving Energy in U.S. Transportation Washington, DC, on a smoggy day About U.S. cities still violate national ambient air quality standards for ozone. more than one-third of the world’s transport ener-gy.2 Also, 96 percent of U.S.

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Transportation Petroleum Use, The Department of Transportation (Million barrels per day) Sector Usage Percent Highway Light Duty Vehicles 64% Trucks 21% Buses 1% Total Highway 86% Non-Highway Air 8% Water 4% Rail & Pipeline 2%.

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Petroleum is the main source of energy for transportation. Inpetroleum products accounted for about 92% of the total U.S. transportation sector energy use. Biofuels, such as ethanol and biodiesel, contributed about 5%.

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The energy efficiency. Transportation accounts for more than 30 percent of U.S. carbon dioxide ing to the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), public transportation in the United States saves approximately billion gallons of gasoline and about million tons of carbon dioxide annually.

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