Table 1-40. U.S.-Mexican Border Land-Passenger Gateways: 1999

Table 1-40. U.S.-Mexican Border Land-Passenger Gateways: 1999

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  Entering the U.S.
All U.S.-Mexican Land Gateways 
All personal vehicles 89,638,656
All personal vehicle passengers 242,613,249
All buses 295,429
All bus passengers 3,495,414
All train passengers 16,535
All pedestrians 48,186,155
Personal vehicles -- top 5 gateways 
El Paso, TX 16,001,926
San Ysidro, CA 15,269,561
Hildago, TX 8,319,581
Brownsville, TX 7,579,231
Laredo, TX 6,894,982
Personal vehicle passengers--top 5 gateways 
El Paso, TX 46,397,134
San Ysidro, CA 33,593,034
Hildago, TX 29,118,835
Calexico, CA 20,372,381
Brownsville, TX 18,948,078
Buses -- top 5 gateways 
San Ysidro, CA 108,025
Hildalgo, TX 61,550
Otay Mesa, CA 46,142
Laredo, TX 31,371
Brownsville, TX 12,702
Bus passengers--top 5 gateways 
Hildago, TX 1,384,270
San Ysidro, CA 854,098
Laredo, TX 379,425
Otay Mesa, CA 312,342
Brownsville, TX 145,298
Train passengers -- top 5 gateways 
Tecate, CA 7,392
Eagle Pass, TX 5,756
Calexico East, CA 1,743
Nogales, AZ 900
San Ysidro, CA 384
Pedestrians--top 5 gateways 
Calexico, CA 8,099,253
San Ysidro, CA 7,558,174
Laredo, TX 6,674,293
El Paso, TX 5,666,477
Nogales, AZ 4,806,076

NOTE: Data reflect all personal vehicles, buses, passengers and pedestrians entering the United States across the U.S.-Mexican border, regardless of nationality.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, special tabulation, August 2000. Based on the following primary data source:
U.S. Department of Treasury, U.S. Customs Service. Office of Field Operations. Operations Management Database. (Washington, DC: 1999).