Table 3-28: Cash Balances of the Transportation-Related Federal Trust Funds, Fiscal Year

Table 3-28: Cash Balances of the Transportation-Related Federal Trust Funds, Fiscal Year

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  1980 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
TOTAL, all funds                                          
Current $ 16,441 20,483 31,795 35,697 37,475 36,499 31,916 32,345 31,139 31,306 30,637 44,323 48,175 45,550 (R) 38,153 (R) 33,561 (R) 29,741 (R) 27,611 (R) 29,529 30,222 32,125
Chained 2005 $ 39,456 37,259 50,146 54,411 55,703 52,936 45,067 44,459 41,804 41,271 39,851 55,867 58,385 53,737 43,853 37,023 31,462 27,611 28,165 27,587 28,056
Airport / Airway Trust Fund                                          
Current $ 5,442 7,426 14,355 15,263 15,204 12,850 12,386 11,365 7,692 6,358 9,411 12,446 13,934 14,485 12,642 12,397 11,669 11,290 10,336 10,103 9,705
Chained 2005 $ 13,060 13,508 22,640 23,265 22,599 18,637 17,490 15,621 10,326 8,382 12,241 15,688 16,887 17,089 14,531 13,676 12,344 11,290 9,859 9,222 8,476
Highway Trust Fund, highway account                                          
Current $ 10,999 10,361 9,629 10,246 11,300 11,523 7,927 9,421 11,658 12,575 8,519 19,206 22,553 20,372 16,136 12,991 10,791 10,594 (R) 9,014 8,110 10,032
Chained 2005 $ 26,396 18,847 15,186 15,617 16,796 16,712 11,193 12,949 15,651 16,578 11,081 24,208 27,333 24,034 18,546 14,331 11,415 10,594 8,598 7,403 8,761
Highway Trust Fund, transit account                                          
Current $ N 2,524 7,155 9,250 9,798 10,617 9,945 9,579 9,525 9,857 10,051 9,753 8,547 7,368 6,096 4,823 3,776 1,950 (R) 6,223 7,306 6,787
Chained 2005 $ N 4,591 11,285 14,099 14,564 15,398 14,043 13,166 12,787 12,995 13,074 12,293 10,358 8,692 7,007 5,320 3,994 1,950 5,936 6,669 5,927
Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund                                          
Current $ N N 30 74 121 305 451 621 865 1,106 1,246 1,556 1,621 1,777 1,850 2,001 2,299 2,695 3,234 3,751 4,559
Chained 2005 $ N N 47 113 180 442 637 854 1,161 1,458 1,621 1,961 1,965 2,096 2,126 2,207 2,432 2,695 3,085 3,424 3,982
Inland Waterway Trust Fund                                          
Current $ N 172 281 217 186 180 214 238 275 300 327 345 364 404 392 383 350 323 237 138 29
Chained 2005 $ N 313 443 331 276 261 302 327 369 395 425 435 441 477 451 423 370 323 226 126 25
Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund                                          
Current $ N N 345 647 866 1,024 993 1,121 1,124 1,110 1,083 1,017 1,156 1,144 1,037 966 856 759 (R) 485 814 1,013
Chained 2005 $ N N 544 986 1,287 1,485 1,402 1,541 1,509 1,463 1,409 1,282 1,401 1,350 1,192 1,066 906 759 463 743 885

KEY: N = data do not exist; R = revised.

NOTES

Reported figures are cash balances at the end of the year for all trust funds.

The chained dollar numbers are not comparable to the data published in earlier editions of NTS due to changes in the reference (base) year of the deflators used.

SOURCES

1980-94: 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 1-3.

1995-2008: U.S. Executive Office of the President, Office of Management and Budget, Budget of the United States Government, Appendix (Washington, DC: Annual issues), available at http://www.gpoaccess.gov/usbudget/browse.html as of Jan. 8, 2010.

Chained dollar deflator:

U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Interactive Access to National Income and Product Accounts Tables, table 3.9.4, available at http://www.bea.gov/national/nipaweb as of Jan. 8, 2010.