Table 1-45. U.S.-Mexican Border Land-Freight Gateways: 1999 (Number of Truck or Railcar Crossings)

Table 1-45. U.S.-Mexican Border Land-Freight Gateways: 1999 (Number of Truck or Railcar Crossings)

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Port Name  
Truck 
US-Mexican Border, Total 4,267,259
Laredo, TX 1,486,489
El Paso, TX 673,003
Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, CA 545,724
Hildago, TX 325,225
Brownsville, TX 303,540
Rail (number of full and empty railcars) 
US-Mexican Border, Total 496,671
Laredo, TX 213,653
Brownsville, TX 119,590
Eagle Pass, TX 90,470
Nogales, AZ 33,692
El-Paso, TX 32,683

NOTES:
Truck: Data represent the number of truck crossings, not the number of unique vehicles. Data are for both loaded and empty trucks.
Rail: Data includes both loaded and unloaded rail cars.

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, special tabulation (Washington, DC: 1999).