Table 3-27a. Federal Transportation-Related Expenditures by Mode, Fiscal Year (Current $ millions)

Table 3-27a. Federal Transportation-Related Expenditures by Mode, Fiscal Year (Current $ millions)

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  1980 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
Air 3,762 4,947 7,305 8,282 9,313 10,049 10,146 10,389 10,135
Highway 11,706 15,031 15,452 15,860 16,773 18,081 20,053 20,082 20,634
Transit 3,307 3,427 3,832 3,917 3,675 3,517 3,770 4,474 4,375
Rail 2,170 1,057 534 779 900 811 832 1,034 995
Water 2,837 3,054 2,844 3,048 3,357 3,502 3,473 3,565 3,374
Pipelinea 3 5 9 9 12 13 12 17 31
General supportb 177 182 190 270 289 333 387 369 332
Total 23,961 27,705 30,166 32,166 34,319 36,305 38,672 39,930 39,874

a Includes gas and liquid pipeline.
b General support represents administrative and operating expenditures of the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Interstate Commerce
Commission, and the National Transportation Safety Board.

NOTE: Numbers may not add to totals due to rounding.

SOURCES:
1980: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Transportation Receipts and Outlays in the Federal Budget,  Fiscal Years 1977-94 (Washington, DC: April 1997), table C-3.
1985-96: Ibid., Government Transportation Financial Statistics: Fiscal Years 1985-95, Internet site www.bts.gov, Appendix A, table A-4 and Appendix B, tables B-5 through B-12.