Table 11. Incoming Passengers by Mode: 1997-2000

Table 11. Incoming Passengers by Mode: 1997-2000

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  1997 1998 1999 2000
Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent
From Mexico               
Passengers on trains Unavailable Unavailable      13 Negligible      17 Negligible      18 Negligible
Passengers on buses Unavailable Unavailable   3,639   1.3   3,495   1.2   3,466   1.2
Pedestrians  45,000  17.9  44,477  16.2  48,186  16.4  47,090  16.2
Passengers in personal vehicles 206,113  82.1 226,104  82.4 242,613  82.4 239,795  82.6
Total 251,112 100.0 274,232 100.0 294,311 100.0 290,368 100.0
From Canada               
Passengers on trains Unavailable Unavailable     241   0.3     187   0.2     270   0.3
Passengers on buses Unavailable Unavailable   3,951   4.3   4,366   4.5   4,873   5.1
Pedestrians    520 Unavailable     585   0.6     587   0.6     585   0.6
Passengers in personal vehicles 90,731 Unavailable  88,127  94.9  92,470  94.7  90,047  94.0
Total Unavailable Unavailable  92,904 100.0  97,610 100.0  95,775 100.0

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, special tabulation, June 2001; based on U.S. Department of Treasury, U.S. Customs Service, Mission Support Services, Office of Field Operations, Operations Management Database CD.