- Humans (see Human-powered transport):
Compare this to various forms of combustion engine transportation -
Transport Mode Load Factor Equivalent Passenger-Miles
(passengers/vehicle) per Gallon of Gasoline
Automobiles 1.57 34.9
Personal trucks 1.72 30.8
Motorcycles 1.22 55.0
Transit Buses 9.1 30.3
Airlines 95.8 33.8
Intercity trains 14.0 25.9
Commuter trains 33.5 46.1
Street-legal electric vehicles can get an equivalent upwards of 200 miles per gallon.
Over 635 m's per g;
keep moving when traffic's stuck...
And you wondered why I wanted you to buy me a bike.