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3-2 Passenger-Miles: 2007–2010 (millions)

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Mode 2007 2008 2009 2010
Air        
Air carrier 607,564 583,292 551,741 564,790
Highway        
Light duty vehiclesa 4,341,984 4,248,783 3,625,598 3,645,368
Motorcycles 27,173 26,430 22,428 19,886
Busesb 307,753 314,278 305,014 292,319
Trucks 304,178 310,680 288,306 286,585
Rail        
Transitc 18,068 18,931 19,001 18,580
Commuter 11,137 11,032 11,129 10,774
Intercity/Amtrakd 5,784 6,179 5,914 6,420
Other transite 2,125 2,390 2,500 2,535


aLight duty vehicles include passenger cars, light trucks, vans and sport utility vehicles regardless of wheelbase. bIncludes municipally owned transit and commercial, federal, and school buses. cIncludes light and heavy rail only. dFiscal year data. eIncludes on-demand service, ferryboat, and other unspecified means of transit.

Notes: Air carrier and highway data for 2009 are revised.

Sources: Air Carrier—U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, General Aviation—National Transportation Safety Board, Highway—U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Intercity/Amtrak—Association of American Railroads, Transit and Commuter Rail—American Public Transportation Association as cited in U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 1-40, available at http://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/sites/rita.dot.gov.bts/files/publications/national_transportation_statistics/index.html accessed September 2012.