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  1. The ''Transportation Energy Data Book: Edition 8'' is a statistical compendium. Designed for use as a desk-top reference, the data book represents an assembly and display of statistics and information that characterize transportation activity, and presents data on other factors that influence transportation energy use. The purpose of this document is to present relevant statistical data in the form of tables and graphs. Each of the major transportation modes - highway, air, water, rail, pipeline - is treated in separate chapters or sections, although aggregate energy use and energy supply data for all modes are presented in Chapter 1. Themore » highway mode, which accounts for over three-fourths of total transportation energy consumption, is dealt with in Chapter 2. Topics in this chapter include vehicle stock characteristics, fuel efficiency, fleet automobiles, buses, and trucks. Chapter 3 covers each of the nonhighway modes: air, water, pipeline, and rail, respectively.« less
  2. Considerable information is collected and known concerning residential transportation energy use from currently existing surveys. Energy use data in the non-residential transportation sector, however, cover a broad spectrum from very good, reliable data to virtually non-existent data. Objective of this report is to identify and evaluate the sources of data that relate to energy end use in the non-residential transportation sector. The compendium lists data sources, level of detail, frequency of publication, time between data occurrence and data availability, and the probability of continued publication. In addition, to the extent possible, quality of the data is assessed. All modes ofmore » the non-residential transportation sector - highway, air, rail, marine, pipeline, and military - are covered in this study. Exhibits of all tables from the various data sources, showing energy consumption estimates or other data from which energy use may be derived, are included with the discussion of the mode. For the modes of transportation that are the most regulated, a significant amount of data are available. Conversely, for those areas or modes where there is no regulation and the industry, itself, is rather disjointed, there may always be a dearth of data or information.« less
  3. This issue of the publication reports the sales, market shares, estimated sales-weighted fuel economies, and other estimated sales-weighted vehicle characteristics of automobiles and light trucks for the model year 1984 and for the previous five model years. Comparisons and observations are made on the trends in these vehicles from one model year to the next. An improved methodology is used to allocate the yearly MPG changes among eight components, rather than the four reported in the previous reports. Sales of automobiles showed an increase of 16.6% from model year 1983. An even more striking increase was observed in the salesmore » of light trucks: 30.5% from model year 1983. The 1984 model year experienced a gain of 0.23 mpg in sales-weighted automobile fuel economy. In contrast, light trucks experienced a loss of 0.59 mpg in fuel economy, from 20.50 mpg in model year 1983 to 19.91 mpg in model year 1984.« less
  4. This document is the seventh edition of the Transportation Energy Data Book, a statistical compendium compiled and published by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) under contract with the Office of Vehicle and Engine Research and Development in the Department of Energy (DOE). The data book was designed for use as a desk-top reference, presenting statistics that characterize transportation activity and data on other factors that affect transportation energy use. The publication displays relevant statistical data in the form of tables and graphs. Each of the major transportation modes (highway, air, water, rail, and pipeline) is treated in separate chapters ormore » sections. Aggregate energy use and energy supply data for all modes are presented in Chapter 1. The highway mode, which accounted for 73.3% of total transportation energy use in 1981, is dealt with in Chapter 2. Topics covered in this chapter include vehicle stock characteristics, fuel efficiency, fleet automobiles, buses, and trucks. Chapter 3 presents data on each of the nonhighway modes: air, water, pipeline, and rail, respectively. Chapter 4 profiles the motor vehicle industry with historical trends in vehicle and engine characteristics. Economic indicators related to the industry are also presented.« less
  5. The Transportation Energy Data Book: Edition 9 is a statistical compendium prepared and published by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) under contract with the Office of Transportation Systems in the Department of Energy (DOE). Designed for use as a desk-top reference, the data book represents an assembly and display of statistics and information that characterize transportation activity, and presents data on other factors that influence transportation energy use. The purpose of this document is to present relevant statistical data in the form of tables and graphs. Each of the major transporation modes - highway, air, water, rail, pipeline - ismore » treated in separate chapters or sections, although aggregate energy use and energy supply data for all modes are presented in Chapter 1. The highway mode, which accounts for over three-fourths of total transportation energy consumption, is dealt with in Chapter 2. Topics in this chapter include vehicle stock characteristics, fuel efficiency, fleet automobiles, buses, and trucks. Chapter 3 covers each of the nonhighway modes: air, water, pipeline, and rail, respectively.« less
  6. The data book represents an assembly and display of statistics that characterize transportation activity and presents data on other factors that influence transportation energy use. The purpose of this publication is to present a large amount of relevant data in an easily retrievable and usable format with the statistical data shown in the form of tables and graphs. Each of the major tansportation modes (highway, air, rail, and pipeline) is treated in separate chapters or sections, although aggregate energy use and energy supply data for all modes are presented in Chap. 1. The highway mode, accounting for over 77% ofmore » total transportation energy consumption, is dealt with in Chap. 2. Topics in this chapter include vehicle stock characteristics, fuel efficiency, household vehicle ownership and use, fleet automobiles, buses, and trucks. Chap. 3 presents data on each of the nonhighway modes: air, water, pipeline, and rail, respectively. The final chapter, Chap. 4, summarizes historical trends in transportation activity.« less
  7. This assessment discusses the potential health and environmental impacts of transporting M55 rockets filled with nerve agent GB or VX from various existing Army storage depots to alternative Army depots for disposal. The origin depots include Anniston Army Depot in Alabama, Lexington-Blue Grass Depot Activity in Kentucky, and Umatilla Depot Activity in Oregon. The destination depots include Pine Bluff Arsenal in Arkansas, Tooele Army Depot in Utah, and the facility on Johnston Island in the central Pacific Ocean. This assessment considers the possible impacts of normal transport operations and of two postulated accident scenarios on the air quality, ground andmore » surface water, aquatic ecology, terrestrial ecology, human health, and cultural and socioeconomic resources of the various transport corridors involved. The impacts of these scenarios are assessed for truck, train, and air transport for each orgin-destination pair. The analysis considers three basic scenario during transport: (1) normal operations with no atmospheric release of nerve agent; (2) a minor agent spill (the contents of one rocket being released to the biosphere); and (3) a worst-case accident involving the release of a large, specified quantity of nerve agent to the biosphere. The extremely low probabilities of such accidents, which are reported elsewhere, are noted.« less
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