Table 15-A Transportation Expenditure by Level of Government and Mode

Table 15-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 2008 2009
Total 1 143,278,311 149,152,739 155,799,027 163,448,678 179,670,544 186,913,493 211,025,992 223,793,369 238,128,250 237,613,727 247,498,439 257,247,376 279,989,281 295,830,063 242,949,587
Federal2 19,954,825 19,995,147 19,926,021 21,199,675 23,299,132 21,826,449 30,192,999 35,781,709 42,704,997 39,237,224 39,453,343 35,856,646 36,947,981 40,574,840 42,755,146
Highway 1,708,339 1,997,318 1,602,202 1,671,307 1,598,754 2,211,220 2,519,629 2,798,738 3,312,814 4,122,768 2,691,277 2,990,531 2,985,915 3,853,048 5,843,300
Transit 1,276,887 1,194,438 1,750,017 2,340,510 2,503,000 4,390,000 4,253,000 4,444,242 4,486,818 4,488,642 4,832,000 83,000 98,000 90,000 92,000
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 1,527,000 1,880,000
Air 10,807,000 10,921,000 10,436,000 11,193,000 13,501,000 9,285,000 17,220,000 20,675,000 17,019,000 21,145,000 22,896,000 23,480,000 23,745,000 25,329,000 24,970,000
Water 4,356,639 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 7,314,000 8,456,000 8,547,000
Pipeline 14,421 22,667 22,172 24,188 26,133 37,185 24,909 31,500 48,667 54,327 57,519 65,893 66,079 61,055 54,846
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 1,106,555 1,215,987 1,258,737 1,368,000
State and Local3 123,323,487 129,157,592 135,873,006 142,249,003 156,371,412 165,087,044 180,832,993 188,011,660 195,423,253 198,376,502 208,045,097 221,390,729 243,041,300 255,255,223 200,194,440
Highway 88,390,641 92,768,074 96,817,388 102,334,099 110,682,878 117,720,346 124,610,043 130,918,068 135,333,585 135,986,672 144,664,108 154,641,469 172,524,030 178,203,796 117,805,696
Transit 24,182,700 24,919,000 25,993,294 26,534,828 29,880,119 31,027,267 34,549,277 37,095,338 36,995,213 40,088,939 41,449,585 44,013,646 45,654,726 50,803,105 54,248,972
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 1,000 0
Air 8,397,419 8,848,728 10,195,088 10,539,265 12,677,270 13,159,783 15,618,620 16,350,402 17,165,510 18,030,571 17,961,654 18,392,912 20,060,999 21,264,242 22,860,815
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 4,940,135 5,218,804
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 30,945 44,154
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 12,000 16,000

1: Local government outlays for highway are not included in 2009.
2:
Federal expenditure includes direct federal spending, excluding grants to state and local governments.
3: 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 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.