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Transportation Statistics 2008

The world of transportation in North America has shifted over the past year, and is likely to continue to shift towards public transport and other fuel-efficient modes of travel.

Environmental Defense Fund: Transportation by the Numbers : Sustainablog

Check out these facts about oil and gas…

96%

Percent of the world’s transportation energy currently supplied by oil.

$75

Cost of barrel of oil on July 18th, 2007.

$131

Cost of barrel of oil on July 18th, 2008.

Check out the whole list at Sustainablog.

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Mike Thomas

Mike Thomas P.Eng. ENV SP, is the author of UrbanWorkbench.com and Director of Engineering at the City of Revelstoke in the Interior of British Columbia, Canada. If I post something here that you find helpful as you navigate the world of engineering, planning and building communities, that’s wonderful. But when push comes to shove: This is my personal blog. The views expressed on these pages are mine alone and not those of my employer.

2 thoughts on “Transportation Statistics 2008

  1. @blah – What do they teach you at school? Research skills?

    Searching for “transportation statistics 2008” on Google? Did you consider that 2008 is not done yet, and very little transportation information is released until the next year? What I’ve provided in this post is just a snapshot of statistics, sorry it didn’t help.

    btw – Hiding behind pseudonyms does not change the fact that you leave your IP address all over the Internet.

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