Table 12 U.S.-Canadian Border Land-Passenger Gateways: 2000

Table 12 U.S.-Canadian Border Land-Passenger Gateways: 2000

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Land gateway Entering the U.S.
All U.S.-Canadian land gateways  
All personal vehicles 36,915,053
All personal vehicle passengers 90,046,948
All buses 189,264
All bus passengers 4,872,943
All train passengers 269,502
All pedestrians 585,191
Personal vehicles-top 5 gateways  
Detroit, MI 8,360,352
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 7,657,846
Blaine, WA 3,332,147
Port Huron, MI 2,332,469
Calais, ME 1,414,327
Personal vehicle passengers-top 5 gateways  
Detroit, MI 21,723,936
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 16,523,141
Blaine, WA 8,234,557
Port Huron, MI 6,865,507
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 3,881,423
Buses-top 5 gateways  
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 66,771
Detroit, MI 41,234
Blaine, WA 18,104
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 11,728
Skagway, AK 8,579
Bus passengers-top 5 gateways  
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 1,973,016
Detroit, MI 857,607
Blaine, WA 441,320
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 317,205
Port Huron, MI 155,153
Train passengers-top 5 gateways  
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 53,603
Blaine, WA 46,643
Port Huron, MI 40,633
Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 38,459
Skagway, AK 35,253
Pedestrians-top 5 gateways  
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 280,941
Sumas, WA 57,222
Calais, ME 51,033
Portland, ME (pedestrian/ferry combination crossing) 29,495
International Falls-Ranier, MN 26,456

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, special tabulation, 2001, based on U.S. Department of Treasury, U.S. Customs Service, Office of Field Operations, Operations Management database, 2000.