Table 21 Government Transportation Expenditures by Mode and Level of Government From Own Funds

Table 21 Government Transportation Expenditures by Mode and Level of Government From Own Funds

(Millions of current dollars)

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  1980 1990 1995 1999 2000
Highway          
Total 34,553 62,563 79,309 95,494 U
Federal 11,706 15,452 20,078 23,589 27,657
State and local 22,847 47,112 59,232 71,905 U
Transit          
Total 8,949 19,261 26,162 29,027 U
Federal 3,307 3,832 4,474 4,265 5,337
State and local 5,642 15,429 21,688 24,762 U
Rail          
Total 2,497 541 1,043 565 U
Federal 2,474 534 1,034 546 755
State and local 23 7 9 19 U
Air          
Total 5,673 12,568 16,960 21,789 U
Federal 3,762 7,305 10,389 10,722 9,556
State and local 1,911 5,263 6,571 11,067 U
Water          
Total 4,477 5,480 6,628 7,682 U
Federal 3,308 3,537 4,380 4,565 4,810
State and local 1,168 1,943 2,247 3,117 U
Pipeline          
Totala - 26 43 30 U
Federal - 9 19 30 27
State and local - 17 24 U U
General support          
Totalb 259 190 372 221 226
Federal 259 190 372 221 226
All modes          
Total 56,407 100,629 130,518 154,808 U
Federal 24,815 30,858 40,746 43,938 48,368
State and local 31,592 69,770 89,772 110,871 U

a Includes gas and liquid pipeline.

b General support includes administrative and operating expenditures of the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Interstate Commerce Commission, Office of the Inspector General, the Research and Special Programs Administration, and the National Transportation Safety Board.

Key: - = no activity or a value of zero; U = unavailable.

Note: Data in this table have been revised and should be considered preliminary. Numbers may not add to totals due to rounding. Only federal government expenditures are included in FY 2000.

Source: Various sources, as cited in U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Government Transportation Financial Statistics, available Spring 2002 at www.bts.gov, or, for more details, send email to answers@bts.gov.