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This proportion refers to how much of a freight mode's fuel comes from different fuel types.

Used to calculate:fossil fuels consumed, biomass fuels consumed and freight miles by mode

Varies by: freightmode and fuel

Used | freightmode | fuel | Reference | Location: Ecosystem (study period) |
Value | Units | Notes |
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* | airplane | Biodiesel | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | airplane | Coal | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | airplane | Diesel / light fuel oil | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | airplane | Electricity | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | airplane | Ethanol | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | airplane | Gas-electric hybrid | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | airplane | Gasoline | National Transit Database Program 2009 | US: All (2009) | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | airplane | Geothermal | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | airplane | Hydroelectric | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | airplane | Hydrogen | National Transit Database Program 2009 | US: All (2009) | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | airplane | Jet fuel | National Transit Database Program 2009 | US: All (2009) | 100 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | airplane | Kerosene | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | airplane | Municipal solid waste | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | airplane | Muscle | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | airplane | Natural gas | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | airplane | Natural gas compressed (CNG) | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | airplane | Natural gas liquefied (LNG) | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | airplane | Nuclear material | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | airplane | Propane / LPG | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | airplane | Residual fuel oil | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | airplane | Solar | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | airplane | Steam | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | proportion (0-1) | |

* | airplane | Wind | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | airplane | Wood and other biomass | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | barge | Biodiesel | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | barge | Coal | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | barge | Diesel / light fuel oil | U.S. EPA 1999- In-Use Marine Diesel Fuel | US: all (1993-1997) | 30.6 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | barge | Electricity | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | barge | Ethanol | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | barge | Gas-electric hybrid | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | barge | Gasoline | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | barge | Geothermal | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | barge | Hydroelectric | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | barge | Hydrogen | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | barge | Jet fuel | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | barge | Kerosene | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | barge | Municipal solid waste | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | barge | Muscle | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | barge | Natural gas | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | barge | Natural gas compressed (CNG) | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | barge | Natural gas liquefied (LNG) | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | barge | Nuclear material | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | barge | Propane / LPG | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | barge | Residual fuel oil | U.S. EPA 1999- In-Use Marine Diesel Fuel | US: all (1993-1997) | 69.4 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | barge | Solar | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | barge | Steam | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | proportion (0-1) | |

* | barge | Wind | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | barge | Wood and other biomass | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Biodiesel | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Coal | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Diesel / light fuel oil | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Electricity | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Ethanol | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Gas-electric hybrid | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Gasoline | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Geothermal | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Hydroelectric | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Hydrogen | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Jet fuel | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Kerosene | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Municipal solid waste | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Muscle | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Natural gas | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Natural gas compressed (CNG) | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Natural gas liquefied (LNG) | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Nuclear material | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Propane / LPG | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Residual fuel oil | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Solar | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Steam | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | proportion (0-1) | |

* | bicycle | Wind | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Wood and other biomass | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | pipeline | Biodiesel | National Transit Database Program 2009 | US: All (2009) | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | pipeline | Coal | National Transit Database Program 2009 | US: All (2009) | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | pipeline | Diesel / light fuel oil | National Transit Database Program 2009 | US: All (2009) | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | pipeline | Electricity | Energy Information Administration 2006- Natural Gas Compressor Stations on the Interstate Pipeline Network: Developments Since 1996 | US: all (1996-2006) | 5 | % proportion (0 - 100) | This value represents an estimate based on U.S. EIA (2006) and U.S. EPA (2011). |

* | pipeline | Ethanol | National Transit Database Program 2009 | US: All (2009) | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | pipeline | Gas-electric hybrid | National Transit Database Program 2009 | US: All (2009) | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | pipeline | Gasoline | National Transit Database Program 2009 | US: All (2009) | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | pipeline | Geothermal | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | pipeline | Hydroelectric | National Transit Database Program 2009 | US: All (2009) | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | pipeline | Hydrogen | National Transit Database Program 2009 | US: All (2009) | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | pipeline | Jet fuel | National Transit Database Program 2009 | US: All (2009) | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | pipeline | Kerosene | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | pipeline | Municipal solid waste | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | pipeline | Muscle | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | pipeline | Natural gas | Energy Information Administration 2006- Natural Gas Compressor Stations on the Interstate Pipeline Network: Developments Since 1996 | US: all (1996-2006) | 95 | % proportion (0 - 100) | This value represents an estimate based on U.S. EIA (2006) and U.S. EPA (2011). |

* | pipeline | Natural gas compressed (CNG) | INGAA 2012- Compressor Stations | US: natural gas pipeline () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | pipeline | Natural gas liquefied (LNG) | INGAA 2012- Compressor Stations | US: natural gas pipeline () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | pipeline | Nuclear material | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | pipeline | Propane / LPG | National Transit Database Program 2009 | US: All (2009) | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | pipeline | Residual fuel oil | National Transit Database Program 2009 | US: All (2009) | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | pipeline | Solar | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | pipeline | Steam | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | proportion (0-1) | |

* | pipeline | Wind | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | pipeline | Wood and other biomass | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | train | Biodiesel | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | The "Transportation Sector Energy Use by Fuel Type Within a Mode, Reference case" table from the Annual Energy Outlook 2010 lists distillate fuel oil (diesel) as the only fuel type used by freight rail. |

* | train | Coal | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | The "Transportation Sector Energy Use by Fuel Type Within a Mode, Reference case" table from the Annual Energy Outlook 2010 lists distillate fuel oil (diesel) as the only fuel type used by freight rail. |

* | train | Diesel / light fuel oil | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 100 | % proportion (0 - 100) | The "Transportation Sector Energy Use by Fuel Type Within a Mode, Reference case" table from the Annual Energy Outlook 2010 lists distillate fuel oil (diesel) as the only fuel type used by freight rail. |

* | train | Electricity | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | train | Ethanol | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | train | Gas-electric hybrid | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | train | Gasoline | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | train | Geothermal | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | train | Hydroelectric | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | train | Hydrogen | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | train | Jet fuel | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | train | Kerosene | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | train | Municipal solid waste | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | train | Muscle | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | train | Natural gas | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | train | Natural gas compressed (CNG) | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | train | Natural gas liquefied (LNG) | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | train | Nuclear material | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | train | Propane / LPG | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | train | Residual fuel oil | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | train | Solar | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | train | Steam | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | proportion (0-1) | |

* | train | Wind | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | train | Wood and other biomass | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | truck | Biodiesel | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | The "Transportation Sector Energy Use by Fuel Type Within a Mode, Reference case" table from the Annual Energy Outlook 2010 does not list this fuel type as being used by either freight trucks or commercial light trucks. |

* | truck | Coal | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | The "Transportation Sector Energy Use by Fuel Type Within a Mode, Reference case" table from the Annual Energy Outlook 2010 does not list this fuel type as being used by either freight trucks or commercial light trucks. |

* | truck | Diesel / light fuel oil | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 91.945 | % proportion (0 - 100) | This value is calculated from the "Transportation Sector Energy Use by Fuel Type Within a Mode, Reference case" table from the Annual Energy Outlook 2010. We calculated this proportion by dividing the energy use (trillion Btu) of freight trucks propelled by this fuel type in 2010 by the total energy use (trillion Btu) of freight trucks in 2010. |

truck | Diesel / light fuel oil | National Transit Database Program 2009 | US: All (2009) | 77.55 | % proportion (0 - 100) | This value refers to the proportion of fuel used by single unit trucks. | |

truck | Diesel / light fuel oil | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 42.9366 | % proportion (0 - 100) | This value is calculated from the "Transportation Sector Energy Use by Fuel Type Within a Mode, Reference case" table from the Annual Energy Outlook 2010. We calculated this proportion by dividing the energy use (trillion Btu) of commercial light trucks propelled by this fuel type in 2010 by the total energy use (trillion Btu) of commercial light trucks in 2010. | |

truck | Diesel / light fuel oil | National Transit Database Program 2009 | US: All (2009) | 99.89 | % proportion (0 - 100) | This value refers to the proportion of diesel fuel used by combination trucks. | |

* | truck | Electricity | National Transit Database Program 2009 | US: All (2009) | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | truck | Ethanol | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | The "Transportation Sector Energy Use by Fuel Type Within a Mode, Reference case" table from the Annual Energy Outlook 2010 does not list this fuel type as being used by either freight trucks or commercial light trucks. |

* | truck | Gas-electric hybrid | National Transit Database Program 2009 | US: All (2009) | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | truck | Gasoline | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 7.513 | % proportion (0 - 100) | This value is calculated from the "Transportation Sector Energy Use by Fuel Type Within a Mode, Reference case" table from the Annual Energy Outlook 2010. We calculated this proportion by dividing the energy use (trillion Btu) of freight trucks propelled by this fuel type in 2010 by the total energy use (trillion Btu) of freight trucks in 2010. |

truck | Gasoline | National Transit Database Program 2009 | US: All (2009) | 22.29 | % proportion (0 - 100) | This value refers to the proportion of fuel used by single unit trucks. | |

truck | Gasoline | National Transit Database Program 2009 | US: All (2009) | 0.09 | % proportion (0 - 100) | This value refers to the proportion of fuel used by combination trucks. | |

truck | Gasoline | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 57.063 | % proportion (0 - 100) | This value is calculated from the "Transportation Sector Energy Use by Fuel Type Within a Mode, Reference case" table from the Annual Energy Outlook 2010. We calculated this proportion by dividing the energy use (trillion Btu) of commercial light trucks propelled by this fuel type in 2010 by the total energy use (trillion Btu) of commercial light trucks in 2010. | |

* | truck | Geothermal | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | truck | Hydroelectric | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | truck | Hydrogen | National Transit Database Program 2009 | US: All (2009) | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | truck | Jet fuel | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | truck | Kerosene | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | truck | Municipal solid waste | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | truck | Muscle | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | truck | Natural gas | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | truck | Natural gas compressed (CNG) | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0.1669 | % proportion (0 - 100) | This value is calculated from the "Transportation Sector Energy Use by Fuel Type Within a Mode, Reference case" table from the Annual Energy Outlook 2010. We calculated this proportion by dividing the energy use (trillion Btu) of freight trucks propelled by this fuel type in 2010 by the total energy use (trillion Btu) of freight trucks in 2010. |

* | truck | Natural gas liquefied (LNG) | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | truck | Nuclear material | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | truck | Propane / LPG | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0.3762 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | truck | Residual fuel oil | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | truck | Solar | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | truck | Steam | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | proportion (0-1) | |

* | truck | Wind | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | truck | Wood and other biomass | U.S. Energy Information Administration 2011 - Annual Energy Review 2010 | U.S.: All () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) |