Table 13 Share of Transportation Expenditure by Mode

Table 13 Share of Transportation Expenditure by Mode

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  1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Total 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00
Highway 62.88 63.53 63.09 63.58 61.57 64.34 60.19 59.73 58.22 58.94 60.61 61.27 51.53
Transit 17.77 17.51 17.86 17.73 21.48 18.69 18.46 18.59 17.42 18.78 17.24 17.14 21.99
Railroads 0.73 0.69 0.75 0.67 0.25 0.42 0.36 0.59 0.52 0.65 0.61 0.60 0.69
Air 13.44 13.26 13.27 13.29 12.10 12.09 15.55 16.54 14.36 16.49 16.81 16.28 19.75
Water 4.62 4.51 4.56 4.34 4.22 4.10 5.03 3.59 4.95 4.59 4.24 4.23 5.44
Pipeline 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.04 0.04
General Support 0.54 0.48 0.45 0.37 0.35 0.35 0.40 0.94 4.51 0.52 0.47 0.43 0.55

Note: Local government outlays for highway are not included in 2007.

Sources:
Executive Office of the President of the United States, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), "Budget of the United States Government: Appendix," Washington, D.C., annual issues, available at http://www.gpoaccess.gov/usbudget/browse.html as of September, 2009.

Executive Office of the President of the United States, Office of Management and Budget, "Budget of the United States Government: Analytical Perspective, Detailed Functional Tables, Washington, D.C., Annual issues, available at http://www.gpoaccess.gov/usbudget/browse.html as of September 2009.

U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), "Highway Statistics," Washington, D.C., Annual issues, available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policy/ohpi/hss/hsspubs.htm, as of September 2009.
U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, "State and Local Government Finances," Washington, D.C., Annual issues, available at http://www.census.gov/govs/www/estimate.html as of September 2009.

U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Federal Transit Administration (FTA), "National Transit Database (NTD)," Washington, D.C., Annual issues, available at http://www.ntdprogram.gov/ntdprogram/data.htm as of October 2009.