Table 16-A Transportation Expenditure by Level of Government and Mode

Table 16-A Transportation Expenditure by Level of Government and Mode

Thousands of Current Dollars

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  1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Total 143,255,637 149,133,221 155,953,603 163,543,521 182,318,129 186,374,184 211,179,952 223,807,795 238,092,447 237,636,148 243,085,735 257,226,420 221,707,245
Federal 19,886,285 19,975,629 19,965,419 21,179,968 20,966,278 21,084,103 30,316,112 35,796,135 42,669,195 39,259,645 35,040,638 35,835,691 36,643,916
Highway 1,684,800 1,977,800 1,580,600 1,653,600 1,575,900 2,190,400 2,493,900 2,754,200 3,281,012 4,086,405 2,660,572 2,971,576 2,688,328
Transit 1,276,887 1,194,438 1,750,017 2,340,510 4,309,000 3,677,474 4,408,841 4,508,207 4,486,818 4,547,426 450,000 83,000 98,000
Railroads 1,023,000 1,001,000 1,125,000 1,064,000 414,000 765,000 722,000 1,281,000 1,220,000 1,513,000 1,437,000 1,528,000 1,523,000
Air 10,807,000 10,921,000 10,499,000 11,193,000 9,389,000 9,285,000 17,220,000 20,675,000 17,019,000 21,145,000 22,896,000 23,480,000 23,746,000
Water 4,313,639 4,149,205 4,299,028 4,312,964 4,630,390 4,493,224 4,625,732 4,466,690 5,900,000 6,858,125 6,410,842 6,602,667 7,308,222
Pipeline 12,421 22,667 20,172 22,188 22,133 28,185 17,909 26,500 44,667 54,327 57,519 65,893 66,079
General Support 768,539 709,518 691,602 593,707 625,854 644,820 827,729 2,084,538 10,717,699 1,055,363 1,128,705 1,104,555 1,214,286
State and Local 123,369,352 129,157,592 135,988,184 142,363,553 161,351,852 165,290,081 180,863,841 188,011,660 195,423,253 198,376,502 208,045,097 221,390,729 185,063,329
Highway 88,390,641 92,768,074 96,817,388 102,334,099 110,682,878 117,720,346 124,610,043 130,918,068 135,333,585 135,986,672 144,664,108 154,641,469 111,564,477
Transit 24,182,700 24,919,000 26,108,473 26,649,379 34,860,559 31,150,073 34,580,124 37,095,338 36,995,213 40,088,939 41,449,585 44,013,646 48,652,370
Railroads 25,800 26,900 39,100 36,200 38,900 13,300 31,300 43,300 22,000 20,000 35,000 20,000 5,000
Air 8,443,284 8,848,728 10,195,088 10,539,265 12,677,270 13,240,014 15,618,620 16,350,402 17,165,510 18,030,571 17,961,654 18,392,912 20,044,938
Water 2,309,348 2,577,557 2,809,308 2,784,798 3,070,378 3,140,533 5,994,663 3,571,052 5,874,611 4,046,647 3,896,269 4,285,595 4,760,624
Pipeline 11,579 11,333 12,828 13,813 15,867 17,815 19,091 21,500 20,333 18,673 24,481 25,107 22,921
General Support 6,000 6,000 6,000 6,000 6,000 8,000 10,000 12,000 12,000 185,000 14,000 12,000 13,000

Notes: Local government outlays for highway are not included in 2007.
Federal expenditure includes direct federal spending, excluding grants to state and local governments.
State and local expenditure includes outlays from all sources of funds including funds from federal grants.

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.