Table 19-A State and Local Transportation Expenditure by Mode

Table 19-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 2008 2009
Expenditure, Total 1 123,323,487 129,157,592 135,873,006 142,249,003 156,371,412 165,087,044 180,832,993 188,011,660 195,423,253 198,376,502 208,045,097 221,390,729 243,041,300 255,255,223 200,194,440
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.
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 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.