Table 12 Share of Transportation Expenditure by Mode

Table 12 Share of Transportation Expenditure by Mode

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  1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Total 1 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00
Highway 62.88 63.54 63.17 63.63 62.49 64.16 60.24 59.75 58.22 58.97 59.54 61.28 62.68 61.54 50.89
Transit 17.77 17.51 17.81 17.67 18.02 18.95 18.39 18.56 17.42 18.76 18.70 17.14 16.34 17.20 22.37
Railroads 0.73 0.69 0.75 0.67 0.25 0.42 0.36 0.59 0.52 0.65 0.59 0.60 0.55 0.52 0.77
Air 13.40 13.25 13.24 13.30 14.57 12.01 15.56 16.54 14.36 16.49 16.51 16.28 15.65 15.75 19.69
Water 4.65 4.51 4.56 4.34 4.29 4.08 5.03 3.59 4.94 4.59 4.16 4.23 4.31 4.53 5.67
Pipeline 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.03 0.02 0.02 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.04 0.03 0.03 0.04
General Support 0.54 0.48 0.45 0.37 0.35 0.35 0.40 0.94 4.51 0.52 0.46 0.43 0.44 0.43 0.57

1: Local government outlays for highway are not included in 2009.

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 February 2012.

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 February 2012.

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 February 2012.
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 February 2012.

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 February 2012.