Table 20-A State and Local Transportation Expenditure by Mode

Table 20-A State and Local Transportation Expenditure by Mode

Thousands of Current Dollars

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  1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Expenditure, Total 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.
Expenditure includes outlays from all sources of funds including own source revenue, supporting revenue, funds from federal grants, and borrowing. It does include outlays for interest on debt, but not debt retirement.

Sources:
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.