|Number of truck or railcar crossings|
|Total U.S.-Mexican border||4,525,579|
|Total top 5 gateways||3,575,207|
|El Paso, TX||720,406|
|Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, CA||688,340|
|Total U.S.-Mexican border||571,825|
|Total top 5 gateways||562,710|
|Eagle Pass, TX||94,113|
|El Paso, TX||34,823|
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 railcars.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, special tabulation, August 2001. 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: 2000).