Table for Box 3. Ports of San Ysidro and Otay Mesa, California, Border-Crossing Data: 1996-2000 (Northbound only)

Table for Box 3. Ports of San Ysidro and Otay Mesa, California, Border-Crossing Data: 1996-2000 (Northbound only)

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  1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 Percentage change, 1996 -2000
Personal Vehicles           
San Ysidro 13,782,593 13,213,420 14,474,686 15,269,561 14,106,704  
Otay Mesa  3,377,407  3,800,936  4,326,786  4,480,026  4,845,348  
Total 17,160,000 17,014,356 18,801,472 19,749,587 18,952,052  10.4
Passengers in Personal Vehicles           
San Ysidro 34,569,739 29,069,523 31,844,311 33,593,034 31,025,343  
Otay Mesa  8,294,261  8,362,058  9,518,925  9,856,055 10,659,498  
Total 42,864,000 37,431,581 41,363,236 43,449,089 41,684,841  -2.8
Buses           
San Ysidro     92,355     96,208    107,563    108,025    101,244  
Otay Mesa     19,921     18,586     26,978     46,142     47,683  
Total    112,276    114,794    134,541    154,167    148,927  32.6
Bus Passengers           
San Ysidro    878,713    873,411    890,614    854,098    783,762  
Otay Mesa    216,287    196,190    235,288    312,342    845,775  
Total  1,095,000  1,069,601  1,125,902  1,166,440  1,629,537  48.8
Pedestrians           
San Ysidro  8,809,794  7,046,923  6,909,382  7,558,174  7,542,450  
Otay Mesa    583,206    621,517    619,158    684,047    648,756  
Total  9,393,000  7,668,440  7,528,540  8,242,221  8,191,206 -12.8

NOTE: Data for passengers in personal vehicles include the driver. Personal vehicles are automobiles, minivans, sport utility vehicles, and pickups.

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on data from U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Customs Service, Mission Support Services, Office of Field Operations, Operations Management Database CD.
1996 San Ysidro and aggregate figures are based on: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics; U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau; Statistics Canada; Transport Canada; Instituto Mexicano del Transporte; Instituto Nacional de Estadstica, Geografa e Informtica; and Secretara de Comunicaciones y Transportes, North American Transportation in Figures: English Edition, BTS00-05 (Washington, DC: Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 2000), table 9-2b