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4-16 Government Transportation Revenues by Mode and Level of Government: 2000, 2007, 2008, 2009 (millions of current dollars)

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  2000 2007 2008 2009
Highway total 90,981 114,396 111,980 U
Federal: Highway Trust Funda 34,986 40,061 37,080 35,144
State and local 55,995 74,336 74,900 U
Transit totalb 10,670 13,874 14,591 15,292
Railroadc 1 0 0 0
Air total 22,235 29,384 30,702 29,817
Federal: Airport and Airway Trust Fundd 10,544 11,994 12,484 12,491
State and local 11,691 17,390 18,218 17,327
Water total 4,058 6,191 6,551 6,142
Federal: water receiptse 1,551 2,325 2,412 2,221
State and local 2,507 3,866 4,139 3,921
Pipelinec 30 60 63 78
General supportc 26 16 14 20
Total, all modes 128,001 163,920 163,901 U
Federal 47,138 54,456 52,053 49,954
State and local 80,863 109,465 111,848 U


aIncludes both Highway and Transit Accounts of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF). Also includes other receipts from motor fuel and motor vehicle taxes not deposited in the HTF. bIncludes state and local government only. cIncludes federal only. dReceipts from aviation user and aviation security fees are also included. eIncludes Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund, St. Lawrence Seaway tolls, Inland Waterway Trust Fund, Panama Canal receipts through 2000, Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund, Offshore Oil Pollution Fund, Deep Water Port Liability Fund, and excise taxes of the Boat Safety Program.

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Notes: Data for 2000 and 2007 are revised. Government transportation revenue consists of money collected by governments from transportation user charges and taxes to finance transportation programs. The following types of receipts are excluded: 1) revenues collected from users of the transportation system that are directed to the general fund and used for non-transportation purposes, 2) non-transportation general fund revenues that are used to finance transportation programs, and 3) proceeds from borrowing. The revisions for transportation revenues include: 1) state and local air transportation revenues for 1995 and 2000, 2) pipeline revenues for 2000, and 3) the revenues for 2007.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Government Transportation Financial Statistics 2012.