Figure 2: Mode Share for Personal Vehicle and Air at Various Trip Lenghts

Figure 2: Mode Share for Personal Vehicle and Air at Various Trip Lenghts

Percentage of Trips by Mode by Distance Group

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Distance Group 50-499 miles 500-749 miles 750-999 miles 1000-1499 miles 1500+ miles
Transportation Mode          
Personal Vehicle 95.4 61.8 42.3 31.5 14.8
Air 1.6 33.7 55.2 65.6 82.1
Bus 2.1 3.3 1.5 1.5 1.4
Train 0.8 1.0 0.9 0.7 0.8
Other 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.7 1.0
Total 89.8 3.1 2.0 2.3 2.8

NOTE: Only trips in which the transportation mode and trip distance could be identified are included.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Federal Highway Administration, National Household Travel Survey, long distance file, 2001, (Washington, DC)